Please direct consultation about a policy to the department responsible for preparing it:
- Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
- Department of Education and Department of Employment and Workplace Relations
- Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
- Department of Health and Aged Care
- Department of Home Affairs
- Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts
- Department of Social Services
- Department of Veterans’ Affairs.
The Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry works to help develop strong agricultural industries.
The Department of Education and the Department of Employment and Workplace Relations are responsible for national policies and programs that help Australians access quality and affordable child care, early childhood education, school education, post-school, higher education, international education, training and employment opportunities and academic research.
The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade is responsible for protecting and advancing Australia's national interests by contributing to international security, national economic and trade performance and global cooperation.
The Department of Health and Aged Care is responsible for the development and implementation of health and aged care services to achieve government policy and direction.
The Department of Home Affairs mission is to enrich Australia through the well managed entry and settlement of people.
The Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts is responsible for enhancing transport, infrastructure and regional development. They promote the arts and culture while protecting our cultural heritage.
The Department of Jobs and Small Business is responsible for national policies and programs that help Australians find and keep employment and work in safe, fair and productive workplaces.
The Department of Social Services is responsible for a broad range of social policy issues affecting Australian society and the living standards of Australian families, communities and individuals.