Australian Government

The government of the Commonwealth of Australia.

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Parliament of Australia is BY-NC-SA.
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade is BY.
Department of Defence is effectively all rights reserved.

  • Atlas of Living Australia'The Atlas of Living Australia (Atlas) contains information on all the known species in Australia aggregated from a wide range of data providers: museums, herbaria, community groups, government departments, individuals and universities.'
  • Australian Budget 2012-2013The federal government budget and budget overview for 2012-2013.
  • Australian Census 2011'Census DataPacks contain comprehensive data about people, families and dwellings for all available geographic areas, with associated Geographic Information System digital boundary files.'
  • Australian Electoral CommissionThe government body that supervises and manages elections.
  • Australian Government Intellectual Property ManualGovernment guidelines for implementing 'open licensing'.
  •' provides an easy way to find, access and reuse public datasets from the Australian Government and state and territory governments.'
  • National Elevation Data Framework'Digital elevation data which describes Australia's landforms and seabed'
  • ScienceImage'CSIRO has provided permission for anyone to freely use, repost and transform the collection’s 4000+ high definition images and videos. The library represents more than six decades worth of environmental, industrial, agricultural and technological research images.'
  • Smartcopying'The Official Guide to Copyright Issues for Australian Schools and TAFE'
  • The First 100 Days of GovernmentThe Abbott Liberal Government's assessment of what it has achieved in its first 100 days.
  • website cooperation between state and federal governments.
  • Victorian Government Data DirectorySelf-explanatory.
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