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Royal Commission into institutional responses to child sexual abuse

Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

The Government has recommended the establishment of a Royal Commission into institutional responses to instances and allegations of child sexual abuse in Australia.
Visit Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse for details.

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My Region Data

Discover more about Australia’s regions, including social and economic data.
Visit MyRegion to check out the data.

National Awards for Local Government

National Awards for Local Government

Entries close 15 February 2013
You're invited to celebrate and highlight some of the extraordinary effort of individuals within councils.
Visit National Awards for Local Government to enter.

Public holidays entitlements

Public Holidays Entitlements

Make your holiday season fair and festive. Employers and employees need to check the correct penalty rates for this period.
Visit Public Holidays Entitlements for more information.



An eHealth record will help you take control of your health and healthcare information. It will also give your healthcare professionals access to the information they need to provide you with the best possible care.
Visit eHealth to register today.

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Shop Smart Online

Shopping online this festive season? You can take simple steps to reduce the risk of fraud.
Visit Shop Smart Online for more tips on how to protect yourself.

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Government Initiatives

National Broadband Network

The NBN will give all Australian homes and businesses access to high-speed, reliable broadband.

Schoolkids Bonus

A payment to help eligible families and students with the cost of primary and secondary school education.

Household Assistance Package

Helping millions of Australians that need help the most with ongoing assistance and tax cuts.

Dad and Partner Pay

Supporting dads or partners to take time off work to bond with their baby, share experiences as a family and support mums after the birth or adoption of their child.

Tobacco Plain Packaging

New health warnings and plain packaging of tobacco products are part of the Australian Government’s efforts to reduce smoking rates.

National Tobacco Campaign

Promoting quit attempts amongst smokers by providing them with motivation and support.

Defence Jobs

Find out more about life in the Australian Defence Force or about Army, Navy and Air Force careers.


Get the most out of your trip. Register your travel plans, get travel advice updates and ensure yourself and your belongings.

Digital Switchover

Between 2010 and 2013, analog free-to-air TV signals are being switched off and replaced with digital only signals.

Get MoneySmart now!

Explore this website for help about all things money - easy to use calculators, useful tips and tools. Simple guidance you can trust.

Building Australia's Workforce

Strengthening your business through diversity.

DonateLife - Discuss it today! OK?

Decided to be an organ or tissue donor, or thinking about it?
Discuss your decision with the people close to you as they will be asked to give the final OK.

Swap It, Don't Stop It

Consider nutrition and physical activity swaps you can make to benefit your health. You can lose your belly without losing the things you love.

National Drugs Campaign

Reducing ecstasy use among young Australians by raising awareness about the harms of illicit drug use.

Clean Energy Future

Australia has the resources and know-how to change how we generate and use energy. Find out how we're working together to build our clean energy future.

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