Public authorities

Found 597 public authorities in the category ‘All Federal authorities’

Also called AHPRA. Each health profession that is part of the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme is represented by a National Board. The 14 National Boards ar...
2 requests.
Also called AH. Australian Hearing, a Federal Government Agency of the Department of Human Services, is the sole government provider of hearing assessment and rehabili...
5 requests.
Also called austnh. The Australian Heritage Council is an independent body of heritage experts established under the Australian Heritage Council Act 2003, that advises the...
2 requests.
The Australian and Urban Research Institute (AHURI) is a national not-for-profit independent network organisation that funds, conducts, disseminates an...
1 request.
The Australian Human Rights Commission's goals are to foster greater understanding and protection of human rights in Australia and to address the human...
18 requests.
The Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) provides national leadership for the Commonwealth, State and Territory Governments...
0 requests.
Also called AIATSIS. Conducts, facilitates and promotes Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander studies, especially through research, collections and publications.
1 request.
Also called AIC. The Institute conducts policy relevant research in the field of criminal justice, publishes research findings, and conducts conferences, seminars and r...
4 requests.
Also called AIFS. The role of the Australian Institute of Family Studies is to conduct research and communicate findings that affect family wellbeing to policy makers, s...
1 request.
Also called AIHW. The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) provides statistical information that governments and the community can use to promote discussion...
7 requests.
Also called AIMS. Undertakes research and development to generate new knowledge in marine science and technology, promotes its application in industry, government and ec...
1 request.
The Australian Landcare Council advises the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry on aspects of land care and natural resource management co...
0 requests.
Also called ALRC. The Australian Law Reform Commission conducts inquiries into, and reviews of, specific areas of the law and makes recommendations for reform to the Fed...
5 requests.
Also called AMSA. AMSA's functions include promulgating national and international maritime safety and environment protection standards, providing a national network of...
6 requests.
The Australian Military Forces Relief Trust Fund provides loans to members of the Australian Regular Army or Army Reserve who require financial assista...
2 requests.
The Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM) is dedicated to the artistic and professional development of the country's most exceptional young music...
1 request.
Also called ANAO. The purpose of the Australian National Audit Office is to provide the Parliament with an independent assessment of selected areas of public administra...
6 requests.
The Australian National Commission for United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) provides expert analysis and policy ad...
2 requests.
Also called ANMM. To bring maritime heritage to life and preserve it for future generations through exhibitions, programs and events; the National Maritime Collection; r...
1 request.
Also called ANPHA. The Australian National Preventive Health Agency has been established to advise on and manage national preventive health programs.
Defunct.
1 request.
Also called ANU. The Australian National University is unique among its contemporaries as the only Australian university established by an Act of Federal Parliament, in...
21 requests.
Also called ANSTO. ANSTO conducts research and development in relation to a broad range of nuclear science and technology activities, and the production and use of radioi...
16 requests.
Also called AOTDTA. The Australian Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation Authority creates a nationally consistent and coordinated approach to organ and tissue don...
1 request.
Also called APVMA. The APVMA regulates the safety and effectiveness of agricultural and veterinary chemical products in the Australian marketplace. It does this by assess...
10 requests.
Established in 1981, the Australian Political Exchange Council aims to develop young Australian political leaders by providing opportunities to gain in...
1 request.
Also called Australia Post. The Corporation's principal function is to supply postal services within Australia, and between Australia and overseas under the Australia Post brand.
26 requests.
Also called APRA. APRA is responsible for prudential regulation of banks, life insurance companies, general insurance companies, superannuation funds, credit unions, bui...
108 requests.
Also called APSC. The Commission is a central agency within the Australian Public Service with a critical leadership role in contributing to the future capability and su...
60 requests.
Also called AQF. The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Council provides strategic and authoritative advice to Education Ministers on the AQF to ensure it is nat...
Defunct.
1 request.
Also called ARPANSA. The Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA), a Federal Government agency charged with responsibility for protecting the hea...
26 requests.
Also called ARTC. ARTC is one of Australia's largest rail network owners operating and managing over 8,500 kilometres of standard gauge track in South Australia, Victori...
7 requests.
Also called ARPC. The ARPC is a statutory Government body dealing with terrorism-related insurance claims and protection, in response to the withdrawal of terrorism insu...
2 requests.
Also called ARENA.
1 request.
Also called ARC. The ARC's mission is to deliver policy and programs that advance Australian research and innovation globally and benefit the community. The ARC provide...
3 requests.
The Australian Seafood CRC’s research and innovation challenge centres on the seafood value chain - from wild harvest or from aquaculture production, r...
0 requests.
Also called ASIS. Our functions, as set out in the Intelligence Services Act 2001, are to: collect foreign intelligence, not available by other means, which may impact...
8 requests.
Also called ASIC. The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) is Australia's corporate, markets and financial services regulator. We contribute to Austra...
126 requests.
Also called ASIO. ASIO's role is to identify and investigate threats to security, wherever they arise, and to provide advice to protect Australia, its people and its int...
16 requests.
Also called ASD. The Australian Signals Directorate (ASD, formerly DSD) is an intelligence agency in the Australian Government Department of Defence, with its headquart...
11 requests.
Also called ASQA. The Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) is the national regulator for Australia’s vocational and training sector. ASQA regulates courses and tra...
5 requests.
Also called ASADA. To protect Australia's sporting integrity through the elimination of doping.
33 requests.
Also called ASC. Australian Sports Commission provides financial support and other assistance to national sporting organisations to deliver participation and high perfo...
4 requests.
The Australian Sports Drug Medical Advisory Committee is part of the Health portfolio. The Australian Sports Drug Medical Advisory Committee approves t...
1 request.
The Australian Sports Foundation works with more than 600 organisations nationally, ranging from grass roots and communities through to elite levels. T...
4 requests.
Also called ASAC. The Australian Statistics Advisory Council (ASAC), established by the Australian Bureau of Statistics ACT 1975, is the key advisory body to the Ministe...
0 requests.
The Australian Strategic Policy Institute is responsible for research and analysis to inform government and public understanding of strategic and defen...
1 request.
The Australian Suicide Prevention Advisory Council advises the Government on strategic directions and priorities in relation to the prevention of suici...
1 request.
Also called ATO. Do not request personal information using this site. Why? The Australian Taxation Office is the Federal Government's main revenue collection agency...
198 requests.
The Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation advises the Minister for Health on the medical administration of vaccines and advises the Pharm...
3 requests.
Also called Austrade. The Australian Trade Commission (Austrade)is the Australian Government's trade and investment development agency. Austrade assists Australian companies...
6 requests.
Also called AUSTRAC. The Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC) is Australia's anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing (AML/CTF) regulat...
5 requests.
Also called ATSB. Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) is responsible for conducting independent 'no-blame' investigations into accidents and other transport safety...
3 requests.
Also called AWM. The Australian War Memorial commemorates the sacrifice of those Australians who have died in war, by developing and maintaining the National Memorial a...
4 requests.
Also called AWPA. Previously known as Skills Australia
1 request.
The Australia Telescope National Facility Steering Committee (ATSC) provides advice to the Director of the Australia Telescope National Facility (ATNF)...
0 requests.
The Australia-Thailand Institute Advisory Board advises the Australia-Thailand Institute and its assistance to interested parties to develop positive r...
0 requests.
AutoCRC’s research is structured around three research programs: Vehicle Electrification Gaseous Fuels Sustainable Automotive Manufacturing Please not...
0 requests.
The Biosecurity Advisory Council provides independent advice to the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry on matters across the entire biose...
4 requests.
The Board of Taxation is a non-statutory advisory body charged with contributing a business and broader community perspective to improving the design o...
1 request.
The Booderee National Park Board of Management is established under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999. The Board manage...
0 requests.
The Bundanon Trust Board is responsible for the performance of the company and its management of the Bundanon property given to the Australian people i...
0 requests.
Also called BOM.
9 requests.
The purpose and mission of the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC (BNHCRC) is to conduct end-user inspired, high-quality applied research to: Reduce the...
0 requests.
The Bushfire CRC is conducting research to understand the underlying risk exposure of the broad Australasian community and the things it values; the co...
0 requests.
The Council facilitates an ongoing dialogue between the Government and representatives of Australian business. The Council’s advice will help guide pro...
1 request.
1 request.
Also called CA. Cancer Australia was established to coordinate and liaise between the wide range of organisations, groups and service providers with an interest in can...
1 request.
The Capital Markets CRC conducts applied research, the objective of which is to enhance capital and insurance markets integrity and efficiency. The two...
0 requests.
Also called CASA. The Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) is responsible for the safety regulation of civil air operations in Australia and the operation of Australia...
33 requests.
The Australian Landcare Council advises the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry on aspects of land care and natural resource management co...
Defunct.
0 requests.
Members of the Classification Board and the Classification Review Board are appointed as statutory officers on a fixed term basis. They are selected to...
4 requests.
Also called CRB. Members of the Classification Review Board are appointed as statutory officers on a fixed term basis. They are selected to reflect the diversity of com...
1 request.
The objective of the CEFC is to overcome capital market barriers that hinder the financing, commercialisation and deployment of renewable energy, energ...
0 requests.
Also called CER. The Clean Energy Regulator is the Government body responsible for administering legislation that will reduce carbon emissions and increase the use of c...
2 requests.
The Closing the Gap Clearinghouse Advisory Council's role is to provide specialist advice to the Director in relation to strategic directions for Insti...
0 requests.
The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Energy Council is a Ministerial forum for the Commonwealth, states and territories and New Zealand, to wor...
4 requests.
The COAG Health Council (CHC) and its advisory body, the Australian Health Ministers’ Advisory Council (AHMAC), provide a mechanism for the Australian...
1 request.
The Coal Mining Abatement Technology Support Package Technical Advisory Committee provide advice to the Minister to guide the development and implement...
0 requests.
Also called COALLSL. Administers the Coal Mining Industry Long Service Leave Fund, which raises levies and reimburses employers for long service leave payments to coal indu...
0 requests.
The Codes of Conduct Advisory Group is an industry led implementation advisory group that is guiding work to implement reforms aimed at strengthening t...
0 requests.
Comcare is the agency responsible for workplace safety, rehabilitation and compensation in the jurisdiction of the Australian Commonwealth (i.e. Federa...
10 requests.
Comcover is the Australian Government's general insurance fund and provides insurance and risk management services to Australian Government Departments...
4 requests.
Commercialisation Australia aims to build the capacity of Australia's talented researchers, entrepreneurs and innovative companies to turn their intell...
0 requests.
The Commonwealth Consumer Affairs Advisory Council provides the Minister with independent advice on consumer issues.
1 request.
Also called CGC. An independent statutory authority that operates under the Commonwealth Grants Commission Act 1973. The Commission recommends to the Australian Governm...
4 requests.
Also called CO. Do not request personal information using this site. Why? The Commonwealth Ombudsman safeguards the community in its dealings with Australian Gover...
19 requests.
Also called CSIRO. CSIRO carries out scientific research for the purpose of assisting Australian industry, furthering the interests of the Australian community, and contr...
10 requests.
Also called CSC. CSC provides superannuation services and products to Australian Government employees and employers through three schemes - the Commonwealth Superannuat...
7 requests.
Also called CALDB. An independent body which conducts hearings to determine whether registered auditors and liquidators have contravened provisions of the Corporations La...
0 requests.
ComSuper is an Australian Government agency responsible for administering the major superannuation schemes available to Australian Defence Force member...
5 requests.
The Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) Committee advises the Minister for Industry on applications for CRC funding, the performance of individual CRCs,...
0 requests.
Also called ACopyT. The Copyright Tribunal was established under the Copyright Act 1968. It has the power to:- inquire into the amount of royalty payable in respect of the...
0 requests.
Also called CAMAC. The Corporations and Markets Advisory Committee was set up in 1989 to provide a source of independent advice to the Australian Government on issues tha...
0 requests.
Also called CRDC. The Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC) is a partnership between the Australian Government and the Australian cotton industry. The CRDC...
1 request.
To promote between the peoples of Australia and the Arab world mutual interests and a greater understanding and acceptance of each other's cultures, va...
1 request.

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