Public authorities

Found 2682 public authorities

The Australian Building Codes Board is a Council of Australian Government standards writing body that is responsible for the National Construction Code...
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Also called ABS. Australian Bureau of Statistics is the central statistical authority for the Australian Government including the conducting of the national census.
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Also called ACU. Australian Catholic University (ACU) was established in November 1990 through incorporation as a public company limited by guarantee, established and s...
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Also called ACIAR. Australian Centre for International Agricultural was established to encourage research for the purpose of identifying, and finding solutions to, agricu...
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Also called ACMI.
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The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) is a new independent statutory office which is responsible for the registration and regu...
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ACECQA is an independent national authority, based in Sydney. It is led by CEO Karen Curtis and guided by a 12 member governing Board whose members wer...
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The ACTF is a national children’s media production and policy hub. We help develop children’s television policy; distribute and invest in Australian ch...
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Also called ACLEI. ACLEI's function is to detect, investigate and prevent corruption in the Australian Crime Commission, the Australian Federal Police, the Australian Cus...
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Also called ACSQHC. The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (ACSQHC) lead and coordinate national improvements in safety and quality in health care...
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Also called ACMA. The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) is responsible for the regulation of broadcasting, the internet, radiocommunications and telec...
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Also called ACPA. Makes recommendations to the Secretary of the Department of Health and Ageing on applications made under section 90 of the National Health Act 1953 for...
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Also called ACCC. A statutory authority responsible for ensuring compliance with the Trade Practices Act.
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Also called ACT. The Australian Competition Tribunal hears applications for review of determinations of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission granting or r...
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Also called ACC. The role of the ACC is to: undertake criminal intelligence collection and analysis; set clear national criminal intelligence priorities; and conduct in...
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Also called ACARA. Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) is responsible for a national curriculum from kindergarten to Year 12, a national ass...
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ADHREC is the Human Research Ethics Committee for Defence. ADHREC approval must therefore be sought when human research is conducted: A. on ADF or o...
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Also called ADHA. The Digital Health Agency has responsibility for the strategic management and governance for the national digital health strategy and the design, deliv...
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Also called AEC. The Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) is responsible for providing the Australian people with an independent electoral service which meets their ne...
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Also called AEMC.
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Also called AER. The Australian Energy Regulator is responsible for the economic regulation of the electricity transmission and distribution networks in the additional...
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The function of ANCODS is to determine the ownership and subsequent disposition between the Netherlands, Australia and the State of Western Australia o...
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Also called AFP. Do not request personal information using this site. Why? The AFP polices counter terrorism, human trafficking and sexual servitude, cyber-crime an...
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Also called AFTRS. Contributes to the sustainability of the Australian screen and broadcast industries through the provision of advanced and training to highly talented a...
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AFSA fulfils the role of Inspector-General in Bankruptcy, the Official Receiver, and the Official Trustee in Bankruptcy. The Inspector-General is resp...
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Also called AFMA. AFMA is the Commonwealth agency that looks after Australia's offshore commercial fish resources and strives for the sustainable use of our fisheries on...
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The Australian Government Financial Literacy Board is a non statutory body that provides advice to the Government and the Australian Securities and Inv...
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Also called AGS. AGS provides legal and related services in support of the full range of activities of Australian Government departments and agencies. These services in...
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Also called Wine Australia. The Australian Grape and Wine Authority (AGWA) is the single Australian Government statutory service body for the Australian grape and wine community....
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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...
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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...
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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...
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The Australian and Urban Research Institute (AHURI) is a national not-for-profit independent network organisation that funds, conducts, disseminates an...
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The Australian Human Rights Commission's goals are to foster greater understanding and protection of human rights in Australia and to address the human...
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The Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) provides national leadership for the Commonwealth, State and Territory Governments...
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Also called AIATSIS. Conducts, facilitates and promotes Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander studies, especially through research, collections and publications.
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Also called AIC. The Institute conducts policy relevant research in the field of criminal justice, publishes research findings, and conducts conferences, seminars and r...
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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...
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Also called AIHW. The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) provides statistical information that governments and the community can use to promote discussion...
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Also called AIMS. Undertakes research and development to generate new knowledge in marine science and technology, promotes its application in industry, government and ec...
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The Australian Landcare Council advises the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry on aspects of land care and natural resource management co...
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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...
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Also called ALGA. Please note: ALGA is not technically subject to Freedom of Information, and there is no promises that your request will be acknowledged or fulfilled.
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Also called AMSA. AMSA's functions include promulgating national and international maritime safety and environment protection standards, providing a national network of...
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The Australian Military Forces Relief Trust Fund provides loans to members of the Australian Regular Army or Army Reserve who require financial assista...
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The Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM) is dedicated to the artistic and professional development of the country's most exceptional young music...
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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...
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The Australian National Commission for United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) provides expert analysis and policy ad...
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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...
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Also called ANPHA. The Australian National Preventive Health Agency has been established to advise on and manage national preventive health programs.
Defunct.
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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...
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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...
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Also called AOTDTA. The Australian Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation Authority creates a nationally consistent and coordinated approach to organ and tissue don...
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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...
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Established in 1981, the Australian Political Exchange Council aims to develop young Australian political leaders by providing opportunities to gain in...
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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.
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Also called APRA. APRA is responsible for prudential regulation of banks, life insurance companies, general insurance companies, superannuation funds, credit unions, bui...
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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...
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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.
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Also called ARPANSA. The Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA), a Federal Government agency charged with responsibility for protecting the hea...
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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...
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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...
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Also called ARENA.
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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...
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The Australian Seafood CRC’s research and innovation challenge centres on the seafood value chain - from wild harvest or from aquaculture production, r...
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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...
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Also called ASIC. The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) is Australia's corporate, markets and financial services regulator. We contribute to Austra...
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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...
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Also called ASD. The Australian Signals Directorate (ASD, formerly DSD) is an intelligence agency in the Australian Government Department of Defence, with its headquart...
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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...
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Also called ASADA. To protect Australia's sporting integrity through the elimination of doping.
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Also called ASC. Australian Sports Commission provides financial support and other assistance to national sporting organisations to deliver participation and high perfo...
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The Australian Sports Drug Medical Advisory Committee is part of the Health portfolio. The Australian Sports Drug Medical Advisory Committee approves t...
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The Australian Sports Foundation works with more than 600 organisations nationally, ranging from grass roots and communities through to elite levels. T...
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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...
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The Australian Strategic Policy Institute is responsible for research and analysis to inform government and public understanding of strategic and defen...
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The Australian Suicide Prevention Advisory Council advises the Government on strategic directions and priorities in relation to the prevention of suici...
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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...
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The Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation advises the Minister for Health on the medical administration of vaccines and advises the Pharm...
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Also called Austrade. The Australian Trade Commission (Austrade)is the Australian Government's trade and investment development agency. Austrade assists Australian companies...
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Also called AUSTRAC. The Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC) is Australia's anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing (AML/CTF) regulat...
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Also called ATSB. Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) is responsible for conducting independent 'no-blame' investigations into accidents and other transport safety...
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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...
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Also called AWPA. Previously known as Skills Australia
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The Australia Telescope National Facility Steering Committee (ATSC) provides advice to the Director of the Australia Telescope National Facility (ATNF)...
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The Australia-Thailand Institute Advisory Board advises the Australia-Thailand Institute and its assistance to interested parties to develop positive r...
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AutoCRC’s research is structured around three research programs: Vehicle Electrification Gaseous Fuels Sustainable Automotive Manufacturing Please not...
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Aviation Australia is an accredited, world class training facility established to support the development and growth of the aviation and aerospace indu...
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