About the Department

We aspire to be Australia’s pre-eminent social policy agency. Our mission is to improve the lifetime wellbeing of people and families in Australia.

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The 2016 Progress Report Stakeholder Survey

The 2016 Progress Report Stakeholder Survey

We want to hear your thoughts about disability policy in Australia!
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Survey on Community Attitudes Towards Safety

National Survey on Community Attitudes towards Safety

The results of the study will help to inform policy on violence and related issues in the Australian community in order to improve public health and safety.
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Budget 2017-18

Budget 2017

The 2017-18 Budget was released on 9 May 2017, to find out more visit our dedicated Budget webpage. You’ll find media releases, fact sheets and the Portfolio Budget Statement.
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New research into Australian philanthropy

New research released today from the Giving Australia 2016 project reveals the latest trends in philanthropy.
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