Public authorities

Found 595 public authorities in the category ‘All Federal authorities’

Council on Australia Latin America Relations The Council on Australia Latin America Relations (Coalar) was established by the Australian Government in 2001 to enhance Australia’s economic, politic...
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CRC for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health The CRC for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health will address the key challenge of closing the health gap. This challenge will involve: researc...
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CRC for Advanced Composite Structures The CRC for Advanced Composite Structures (CRC-ACS) is addressing the major challenge of embedding Australian composites industry small and medium ente...
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CRC for Alertness, Safety and Productivity The CRC for Alertness, Safety and Productivity is dedicated to reducing the avoidable burden of poor alertness on the safety, productivity and health o...
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CRC for Biomarker Translation The overall aim of the CRC for Biomarker Translation is to develop antibodies directed against therapeutic and diagnostic targets (biomarkers) present...
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CRC for Cancer Therapeutics The major challenge for the CRC for Cancer Therapeutics (CTx) is to address the leading single cause of death in Australia – cancer. CTx discovers, pro...
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CRC for Cell Therapy Manufacturing The CRC for Cell Therapy Manufacturing will bring together materials scientists, cell biologists, bioprocess engineers, clinicians and industry to incr...
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CRC for Contamination Assessment and Remediation of the Environment The CRC for Contamination Assessment and Remediation of the Environment’s (CRC CARE) key challenge is to achieve a paradigm shift in the Australian rem...
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CRC for Greenhouse Gas Technologies The CRC for Greenhouse Gas Technologies (CO2CRC) undertakes the following research programs: Understanding storage resources Making CCS costeffective F...
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CRC for High Integrity Australian Pork The CRC for High Integrity Australian Pork undertakes the following research programs: Confinement-free sow and piglet management Herd health managemen...
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CRC for Living with Autism Spectrum Disorder The CRC for Living with Autism Spectrum Disorders will undertake highly innovative research to directly improve the lifetime prospects of Australian in...
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CRC for Low Carbon Living The aim of the CRC for Low Carbon Living is to provide government and industry with technological and policy tools to overcome identified market barrie...
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CRC for Mental Health The CRC for Mental Health undertakes research to identify and validate biomarkers for the early detection and treatment of neurodegenerative disorders...
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CRC for Optimising Resource Extraction The CRC for Optimising Resource Extraction (CRC ORE) is facilitating a transformation of the methods used by Australia’s mining and minerals industry t...
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CRC for Polymers The major challenge addressed by the CRC for Polymers is to establish Australian manufacturing as a leading provider and exporter of products that meet...
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CRC for Rail Innovation The CRC for Rail Innovation is leading the way in research and development for the future of Australia’s railways. The CRC has managed over 100 researc...
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CRC for Remote Economic Participation The CRC for Remote Economic Participation (CRC-REP) is a public good research centre which delivers solutions that address social and economic disadvan...
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CRC for Sheep Industry Innovation The CRC for Sheep Industry Innovation was established to deliver transformational change in the sheep industry. The main challenge was to improve produ...
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CRC for Spatial Information The CRC for Spatial Information aims to spatially enable Australian and New Zealand industries and communities by: Supporting the creation of a coordin...
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CRC for Water Sensitive Cities The CRC for Water Sensitive Cities brings together the inter-disciplinary research expertise and thought-leadership to undertake research that will rev...
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CRC Mining CRCMining’s challenge is to reduce energy consumption at all stages of mining. Mining is a significant consumer of energy, accounting for 4.7% of Austr...
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Creative Partnerships Australia Creative Partnerships Australia was established to offer a resource hub for the facilitation of business partnerships, social investment and philanthro...
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Criminology Research Council Also called CRC. Established by the Criminology Research Act 1971 as a CAC agency, the Council is co-funded by the Australian, State and Territory Governments, and meet...
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CrimTrac CrimTrac is the national information-sharing service for Australia’s police, law enforcement and national security agencies.
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CRS Australia Also called CRS. CRS Australia assists people with injuries and disabilities to get and keep jobs. Formerly known as the Commonwealth Rehabilitation Service.
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Dairy Futures CRC The Dairy Futures CRC will directly address the major dairy industry challenge – a return to 2% total factor productivity gains that drove the expansi...
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Deep Exploration Technologies CRC Please note: This authority is not technically subject to FOI, but you can still make requests to it 

The Deep Exploration Technologies CRC (DET CRC)...
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Defence Families of Australia Defence Families of Australia is the recognised group within Defence that provides the views and interests of ADF families. Members are volunteers, and...
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Defence Force Discipline Appeal Tribunal Also called DFDAT. Pursuant to the Defence Force Discipline Appeals Act 1955 (Cwlth) ("Act"), the Tribunal can hear appeals as against conviction, prescribed acquittal an...
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Defence Force Remuneration Tribunal Also called DFRT. Inquires into and determines pay and pay related allowances for the Regular and Reserve members of the Australian Defence Force (ADF).
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Defence Housing Australia Also called DHA. The primary role of Defence Australia (DHA) is to supply and related services to Defence members and their families
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Defence Imagery and Geospatial Organisation Also called DIGO. DIGO is the lead geospatial and imagery intelligence organisation in the Department of Defence. Its functions, as prescribed in the Intelligence Ser...
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Defence Industry Innovation Board Defence Industry Innovation Board provides high level advice on Defence industry programs to the Federal Government.
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Defence Industry Innovation Centre Advisory Committee The Defence Industry Innovation Centre Advisory Committee provides advice to the Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research and the Depart...
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Defence Intelligence Organisation Also called DIO. The Defence Intelligence Organisation (DIO) was established in 1990 as the Australian Government's source of expertise for matters relating to global s...
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Defence Reserves Support Council The council enhances availability of the Reserves component of the ADF by promoting the benefits of Reserve service to, and establishing a flexible par...
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Defence Reserves Support Council (DRSC) The Defence Reserves Support Council promotes the benefits of Reserve Service and encourages employers and the community to support Reservists.
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Defence Science and Technology Organisation DSTO is the Australian Government’s lead agency charged with applying science and technology to protect and defend Australia and its national interests
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Defence Strategic Reform Advisory Board The Defence Strategic Reform Advisory Board is part of the Defence portfolio, and functions in an advisory capacity.
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Department of Agriculture and Water Resources Develops and implements policies and programmes to ensure Australia's agricultural, fisheries, food and fore​stry indust​ries remain competitive, profi...
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Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency Also called DCCEE. This department has merged with the Department of Industry, Innovation, Climate Change, Science, Research and Tertiary Education
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Department of Communications and the Arts The department delivers programs in and advises the Australian Government about the communications and arts sectors.
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Department of Defence Also called Defence. The Defence mission is to defend Australia and its national interests. It is accountable to the Commonwealth Parliament, on behalf of the Australian pe...
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Department of Education The Australian Government Department of Education is responsible for national policies and programmes that help Australians access quality and affordab...
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Department of Finance Also called Finance. Budget policy advice and process, and review of governmental programmes; Government financial accountability, governance and financial management frame...
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Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Also called DFAT. External Affairs, including: relations and communications with overseas governments; treaties, including trade agreements; bilateral, regional and mult...
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Department of Health Also called Health. Services for the aged, including carers; Public health and medical research; Health promotion and disease prevention; Primary health care of Aboriginal...
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Department of Home Affairs Also called DIBP. Do not request personal information using this site. Why? DIBP's diverse portfolio includes managing migration, humanitarian and citizenship policy...
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Department of Human Services Also called DHS. Do not request personal information using this site. Why? The Department of Human Services is an Australian Government agency which is responsible...
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Department of Industry, Innovation and Science The Department of Industry Portfolio was established on 18 September 2013. The new department consolidates the Australian Government’s efforts to dr...
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Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development The Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development contributes to the wellbeing of all Australians by assisting the Government to: promote, eval...
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Department of Jobs and Small Business The Australian Government Department of Employment is responsible for national policies and programmes that help Australians find and keep employment a...
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Department of Parliamentary Services The Department of Parliamentary Services (DPS) supports the parliamentary process by providing a multitude of services to the Senators and Members, the...
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Department of Regional Australia, Local Government, Arts and Sport The Department of Regional Australia, Local Government, Arts and Sport has been abolished. Regional development and local government has moved to the D...
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Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism Also called RET. The Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism is the key advisor to Government on policy options for Australia's resources, energy and tourism indust...
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Department of Social Services The Department’s name has changed from the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs to the Department of Social Servi...
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Department of the Environment and Energy Environment protection and conservation of biodiversity; Air quality; National fuel quality standards; Land contamination; Meteorology; Administration...
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Department of the House of Representatives The Department was established on 1 May 1901. It supports the House of Representatives and the Parliament by providing advice and services of the highe...
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Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet Also called DPMC. The central role of the department is to support the Prime Minister and assist in achieving a coordinated approach to the development and implementatio...
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Department of the Senate The Department of the Senate is one of three parliamentary departments dedicated to providing the Senate, its committees, the President of the Senate a...
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Department of the Treasury Also called Treasury. The Treasury provides advice to the Government on a range of matters including: Economic, fiscal and monetary policy; Taxation; Public borrowing; Inter...
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Department of Veterans' Affairs Also called DVA. Serving members of Australia's veteran and defence force communities, war widows and widowers, widows and dependants, through programs of care, rehabil...
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Deputy Prime Minister Requests for personal documents, documents of a party political nature, or documents held in the prime minister's capacity as a local member of parliam...
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Digital Transformation Office Also called DTO. The Digital Transformation Office (DTO) was established as an executive agency in July 2015 and is part of the Prime Minister’s portfolio. Its missi...
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Director of National Parks The Director of National Parks is a corporation solely established under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999, with the pr...
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Disability Employment Services Reference Group The Disability Employment Services Reference Group provides the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations with timely access to balan...
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Domestic Offsets Integrity Committee The Domestic Offsets Integrity Committee assesses methodology proposals for use under the Carbon Farming Initiative and advises the Minister for Climat...
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Editorial Advisory Board The Editorial Advisory Board advises the Minister for Foreign Affairs on the documents on Australian Foreign Policy project to document the evolution o...
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Education Services Australia Education Services Australia (ESA) is a national, not-for-profit company owned by all Australian ministers. The company was established to support deli...
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Emissions Intensive and Trade Exposed (EITE) Expert Advisory Committee The Expert Advisory Committee provides advice to the Government on activities that may be eligible under the Jobs and Competitiveness Program. The Mini...
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Emissions Reduction Fund The Government has established an Expert Reference Group to provide high level advice on the design of the Emissions Reduction Fund. The Expert Referen...
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Energy Pipelines CRC The major challenge to be tackled by the Energy Pipelines CRC is to provide the Australian energy pipeline industry with the technology necessary to ex...
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Energy Security Council The Energy Security Council is no longer operating. The Council was abolished on 22 October 2013, as its role is no longer required given the Governmen...
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Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency Also called EOWA. Administers the Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Act 1999. Through education, assists organisations to achieve equal opportunity for women....
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Expert Panel for Major Coal Seam Gas Projects The Expert Panel for Major Coal Seam Gas Projects will provide advice on the adequacy of water management plans which the companies must submit under t...
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Expert Panel on the Declared Commercial Fishing Activity The Expert Panel will assess the Declared Commercial Fishing Activity, particularly the potential for the activity to result in adverse environmental i...
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Expert Panel - to review Elective Surgery and Emergency Access Targets under the NPA on IPHS Expert Panel to review Elective Surgery and Emergency Access Targets under the National Partnership Agreement on Improving Public Hospital Services pro...
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Export Finance and Insurance Corporation Also called EFIC. Export Finance and Insurance Corporation (EFIC) provides tailored finance solutions to help Australian businesses overcome the financial barriers they...
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Fair Work Commission Also called FWC. The Fair Work Commission is Australia’s national workplace relations tribunal. They are responsible for maintaining a safety net of minimum wages and e...
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Fair Work Ombudsman Also called FWO. The Fair Work Ombudsman’s functions include promoting harmonious, productive and cooperative workplace relations and ensuring compliance with Commonwea...
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Family Court of Australia The Family Court of Australia, through its specialised judges and staff, helps Australians resolve their most complex family disputes. The Court was es...
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Family Law Council Also called FLC. A statutory authority established by section 115 of the Family Law Act 1975. Advises and makes recommendations to the attorney_general concerning the w...
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Federal Circuit Court of Australia The Federal Circuit Court of Australia was established to provide a simple and accessible alternative to litigation in the Federal Court of Australia (...
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Federal Court of Australia The Federal Court of Australia is a national court which deals with over 120 Federal Acts of Parliament. It sits in all capital cities and elsewhere in...
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Film Certification Advisory Board Also called FCAB. The Film Certification Advisory Board provides advice to the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and the Arts on: certificates of eligibility for th...
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Financial Reporting Council Also called FRC. The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) is the peak body responsible for overseeing the effectiveness of the financial reporting framework in Australia....
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Financial Reporting Panel On 27 September 2012, Quentin Bryce, Governor General of the Commonwealth of Australia signed the Corporations Legislation Amendment (Financial Reporti...
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Financial Sector Advisory Council The Financial Sector Advisory Council (FSAC) has an ongoing role in providing advice to the Government on proposed initiatives to position Australia as...
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First Peoples Education Advisory Group The First Peoples Education Advisory Group was a cross-sectoral expert advisory group that provided policy advice to the Australian Government on Closi...
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Fisheries Research and Development Corporation Also called FRDC. The Fisheries Research and Development Corporation is a statutory authority jointly funded by the Australian Government and the fishing and aquaculture...
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Food Standards Australia New Zealand Also called FSANZ. Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ)'s role is to protect the health and safety of people in Australia and New Zealand through the maintenance...
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Forced Adoptions Implementation Working Group The Forced Adoptions Implementation Working Group will perform a key advisory role to the Government on services and projects related to the implementa...
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Foreign Investment Review Board The Foreign Investment Review Board examines proposals by foreign interests to undertake direct investment in Australia and makes recommendations to th...
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Foundation to Prevent Violence against Women and their Children The role of the Foundation to Prevent Violence against Women and their Children is to drive cultural and attitudinal change to prevent violence against...
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Fuel Standards Consultative Committee The Committee is established as a formal consultation mechanism under the Fuel Quality Standards Act 2000 (the Act). Under section 24A of the Act, the...
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Future Farm Industries CRC The research and focus of Future Farm Industries CRC Ltd (FFI CRC) is the development of innovative farming systems and new perennial plant species and...
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Future Fund Management Agency The Future Fund will make provision for unfunded superannuation liabilities that will become payable during a period when an ageing population is likel...
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Geelong Region Innovation and Investment Fund Advisory Committee The advisory committee reviews eligible grant applications and makes recommendations for funding support for Ministerial consideration.
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General Practice Education and Training Limited Australian General Practice Training incorporates two Australian Government-funded general practice and training programs, the Australian General Pract...
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