of Finance and Administation
Provides information on finances, operations
and parliamentary services.
of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Offers information on trade policies,
global issues and publications.
The australia.gov.au website
is your connection with government in Australia. It links
to information and services on over 700 Australian Government
websites as well as selected state and territory resources.
Australia.gov.au also searches over five million government
A listing of government information
on the country, provided by the University of Michigan.
Australian customs service
Gives information about customs in Australia.
Australian Trade Commission. Concentrating on exports from Australia, this website nevertheless has a wealth of information of interest to exporters from other countries.
Factsheets on Australian Government
All about the Australian government.
Attorney-General's Department (AG)
The Attorney-General's Department serves the people of Australia by providing essential expert support to the Government in the maintenance and improvement of Australia's system of law and justice.
Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF)
The Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry has the dual roles of providing customer services to the agricultural, food, fisheries and forest industries, and addressing the challenges of natural resource management.
Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy (DBCDE)
The Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy provides strategic advice to the government on the development of policies and programs for enhancing Australia's broadband and communications sectors and the digital economy, and ensures the efficient and effective implementation of programs.
Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency
The Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency delivers programmes under the Australian Government's climate change strategy.
Department of Defence
The Australian Government Department of Defence aims to promote the security of Australia, and to protect its people and its national interests.
Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR)
The Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR) is the lead government agency providing national leadership in education and workplace training, transition to work and conditions and values in the workplace.
Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaHCSIA)
The Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs is the Australian Government's principal source of advice on social policy and is responsible for about a quarter of the government's budgetary outlays.
Department of Finance and Deregulation
As a central agency of the Australian Government, the Department of Finance and Deregulation (Finance) plays an important role in assisting government across a wide range of policy areas to ensure its outcomes are met, particularly with regard to expenditure and financial management, deregulation reform and the operations of government.
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)
The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade is responsible for the Australian Government's international relations, trade and development assistance programs through its headquarters in Canberra and Embassies, High Commissions and Consulates throughout the world.
Department of Health and Ageing
The Department of Health and Ageing seeks to provide better health and healthier ageing for all Australians through a world-class health system.
Department of Human Services (DHS)
The Department of Human Services (DHS) consists of the Portfolio Department of Human Services--including the Child Support Agency and CRS Australia--and the Human Services agencies, Centrelink, Medicare Australia and Australian Hearing. The Portfolio Department and the Human Services agencies work to improve government social and health-related services to all Australians.
Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC)
The Department of Immigration and Citizenship provides information and application forms for migration to Australia, and information about settling in Australia, Australian citizenship, and multicultural affairs.
Department of Infrastructure and Transport
The Department of Infrastructure and Transport is responsible for infrastructure planning and coordination; transport safety, including investigations; land transport; civil aviation and airports; transport security; maritime transport including shipping; and major projects facilitation.
Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research (DIISR)
The Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research strives as a key priority to encourage the sustainable growth of Australian industries by developing a national innovation system that drives knowledge creation, cutting edge science and research, international competitiveness and greater productivity.
Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism (RET)
The Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism provides advice and policy support to the Australian Government regarding Australia's resources, energy and tourism sectors. The Department develops and delivers policies to increase Australia's international competitiveness, consistent with the principles of environmental responsibility and sustainable development.
Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities (DSEWPC)
The Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts is now the Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities.
It develops and implements national policy, programs and legislation to protect and conserve Australia's environment and heritage.
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (PMC)
The Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet is the primary source of advice on government and parliamentary policy matters covering such issues as Cabinet processes, accountability and the management of the public service.
Department of Veterans' Affairs (DVA)
The Veterans' Affairs portfolio is responsible for carrying out Government policy and implementing programs to fulfil Australia's obligations to war veterans and their dependants.
The Treasury aims to improve the wellbeing of the Australian people, by providing sound and timely advice to the Government based on thorough analysis of options, and by assisting the Treasury Ministers in the administration of their responsibilities and the implementation of Government decisions.