Australia’s aid volume was USD 2.67 billion in 2007, representing 0.32% of its gross national income (GNI). It has committed to contributing 0.5% of its GNI to official development assistance (ODA) by 2015/16.
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This review of vocational education and training (VET) in Australia is part of ―Learning for Jobs‖, the OECD policy study of VET – a programme of analytical work and individual country reviews designed to help countries make their VET systems more responsive to labour market needs.
A new report "Towards Zero: Ambitious Road Safety Targets and the Safe System Approach" was released at OECD/ITF high level road safety seminar in Paris, held on 25-26 September. Read the Press Release
Two companion volumes focusing on the improvement of school leadership. Volume 1 provides a range of policy options to help governments improve school leadership. Volume 2 examines measures taken in five countries.
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Summary of a book of case studies examining innovative approaches to sharing leadership across schools in Belgium (Flanders), Finland and the United Kingdom (England) and leadership development prgrammes for system improvement in Australia and Austria.
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Agri-environmental indicators for Australia and data on the environmental performance of Australian agriculture. Extract from the publication Environmental Performance of Agriculture in OECD Countries since 1990 (2008).
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Links to sites from Australia on agri-environmental issues.
The conference was a collaboration between the Centre for Public Policy at the University of Melbourne, the Victorian Department of Planning and Community Development, the Australian Government and the OECD’s LEED Programme.
This report provides valuable insights into how labour policies can be expanded to meet economic development and social cohesion goals, while also reconciling national and local concerns...
This book identifies how international events work as a trigger for local development and what hosting cities and nations can do to ensure that positive local development is realised.