A grant is a conditional transfer of resources from the Australian Government to a recipient for a specified purpose. Grants are directed at assisting recipients to achieve their own goals whilst also supporting Australian Government policy objectives. The Ministry for The Arts was transferred from the Attorney General's Department in September 2015. For completeness, all grants awarded for the current financial year (from 1 July 2016) are published here. This list was last updated on 5 September 2016.
This document sets out the merit-based selection process that will be followed by the Nomination Panel for ABC and SBS Board Appointments (the Panel). The Panel will use this process to identify suitable applicants for appointment by the Minister as non executive Directors on the boards of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) and the Special Broadcasting Service (SBS). It is intended to be a reference document for applicants preparing an expression of interest (EOI) for a vacancy on the ABC Board or the SBS Board.
This document sets out information about appointments of non-executive Directors to the ABC and SBS boards, including the roles of the Department of Communications and the Arts, the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, the Nomination Panel, the Minister for Communications and the Arts, and the Prime Minister. Information in this document relates to the appointment of the Chairpersons and other non executive Directors to both boards. This document does not address the election of the staff elected Director to the ABC Board.
On 7 April 2009, the Australian Government announced it would establish a new company, NBN Co Limited (NBN Co), to build and operate a new high-speed, wholesale-only, open-access National Broadband Network (NBN). This will become the single largest infrastructure investment made by an Australian Government and is part of historic reforms to Australia’s telecommunications sector.