Selected 1992 and 1993 Keating Cabinet submissions, memoranda and decisions

A list of key Cabinet records selected by media representatives, the Archives' Cabinet historian and the Archives is available below. The documents have been selected from the submissions and memoranda of the Keating Cabinet (series A14217) and are grouped alphabetically under subject headings.

The complete list of submissions and  memoranda (A14217), decisions (A14218), as well as the related Cabinet Office files for the Keating Cabinet (series A11117), can be identified using RecordSearch. Where a record is not already available for public access an application for access can be submitted online.

Aboriginal Affairs

Title or description of recordDate rangeSeries number and control symbol
Submission – National response to the Royal Commission into Aboriginal deaths in custody – Commonwealth component – Decision 2201992A14217, 128
Submission - National response to the Royal Commission into aboriginal deaths in custody - program and funding proposals associated with the Commonwealth component – Decision 2211992A14217, 129
Memorandum - Heads of Government meeting May 1992 - Aboriginal Affairs and aboriginal deaths in custody – Decision 3411992A14217, 249
Memorandum - High Court case: Mabo v Queensland - summary of decision and implications for the Commonwealth – Decision 4841992A14217, 349
Submission - Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody - measures to address underlying causes of Aboriginal disadvantage – Decision 5211992A14217, 354
Submission - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs - new policy proposal for the 1992-1993 Budget - award coverage for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations funded by ATSIC [Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission] – Decision 747/ER and 9221992A14217, 401
Submission - Proposal for the 1992-1993 Budget - reduce National Aboriginal Health Strategy (NAHS) capital commitment and ATSIC's [Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission's] global allocation – Decisions - Decisions 611/ER(Amended) and 9221992A14217, 402
Submission - New policy proposal for the 1992-1993 Budget - Aboriginal reconciliation – Decisions 611/ER(Amended) and 9221992A14217, 451
Submission – Mabo decision – policy options – Decision 12501992A14217, 738
Submission - International Year for the World's Indigenous People (IYWIP) – Decision 1364 A14217, 839
Submission - The Mabo Decision - principles for a response – Decision 17401993A14217, 1042
Memorandum - The Wik claim - options for Commonwealth action – Decisions 2210 (Amended) and 22161993A14217, 1298
Memorandum - The Wik claim - summary of discussions in Commonwealth-Queensland officials working party – Decision 22161993A14217, 1299
Memorandum - Mabo - social justice and economic development package – Decision - 22901993A14217, 1319
Memorandum - Mabo - responses to the outline of legislation – update – Decision 2289 and 22911993A14217, 1322
Memorandum – Mabo – response to the outline of legislation – further update – No Decision1993A14217, 1330

Arts and Culture

Title or description of recordDate rangeSeries number and control symbol
Submission - The Arts, Sport, the Environment and Territories: new policy proposal for [the] 1992-1993 Budget - National Film and Sound Archives  (NFSA) - permanent resource base – Decisions 631/ER and 9151992A14217, 442
Submission - Bundanon and associated properties and art collection - gift to the nation – Decision 14921992A14217, 945
Submission - 1993-1994 Budget - Old Parliament House – Decision 1883/ER and 20751993A14217, 1207
Submission - 1993-1994 Budget - further submission on management of excess staff - The Arts and Administrative Services portfolio – Decisions 2022/ER(Amended) and 20731993A14217, 1247

Asia-Pacific region

Title or description of recordDate rangeSeries number and control symbol
Memorandum – Papua New Guinea – Security review progress report – Decision 10/SEC1992A14217, 10
Submission - Papua New Guinea - future aid arrangements – Decision 10731992A14217, 648
Submission - Papua New Guinea - review of Australian policy – Decision 10721992A14217, 649
Memorandum - Report on Australia's relations with Papua New Guinea – Decision 23751993A14217, 1366

Australian Public Service and Commonwealth administration

Title or description of recordDate rangeSeries number and control symbol
Submission - Civil Works (office building project in Belconnen, ACT) for Australian Estate Management, Department of Administrative Services – Decision 2821992A14217, 178
Memorandum - New policy and savings proposals for the 1992-1993 Budget - a report on preliminary consideration by the Prime Minister, Treasurer and Minister of Finance - Decisions 384/ER, 407/ER, 408/ER, 408/ER(Amended) and 429/ER1992A14217, 313
Submission - 1992-1993 Budget - new policy proposal - Parliament sound reinforcement - committee rooms at Parliament House - Decisions 728/ER and 9401992A14217, 397
Memorandum - Destruction of Cabinet Notebooks and future operation of notetaking system - Decision 8061992 
Submission - Department of Administrative Services: new policy proposal for the 1992-1993 Budget - refurbishment and fitout of Scarborough House and construction of an annex for patents in the ACT - Decisions 710/ER and 9271992A14217, 481
Memorandum    Options for the funding for construction of York Park Office, Barton, ACT       Decisions 815/ER, 885/AH and 9301992A14217, 588
Memorandum – Asset sales – Decisions 852/ER, 887/AH and 9451992A14217, 599
Submission - Old Parliament House interim re-use proposal – Decision 13651992A14217, 862
Submission - Plans for celebration of centenary of Federation - Decision 17511993A14217, 1045
Submission - 1993-1994 Budget: New policy proposal - Cable News Network (CNN) TV [television] service at Parliament House - Decision 1963/ER1993A14217, 1146
Submission - Strategic Review 1993 (SR93) – Decision 2531/SEC1993A14217, 1357

Bills, Acts and legislation

Title or description of recordDate rangeSeries number and control symbol
Submission - Industrial Relations Legislation Reform - Decision 801992A14217, 58
Memorandum - Child Support Legislation Amendment Bill 1992 - Decision 173/LEG1992A14217, 106
Memorandum – Ozone Protection Amendment Bill 1992 – Decision 187/LEG1992A14217, 125
Memorandum - Superannuation Guarantee (Consequential Amendments) Bill 1992 - Amendments of Superannuation Guarantee (Administration) Bill 1992 - Decision 293/LEG1992A14217, 188
Memorandum - Industrial Relations Legislation Amendment Bill 1992 - Decision 354/LEG1992A14217, 195
Memorandum - Higher Education Funding Amendment Bill 1992 - Decision 297/LEG1992A14217, 201
Memorandum - Territories Law Reform Bill 1992 - Decision 445/LEG1992A14217, 203
Memorandum - ACT Supreme Court (Transfer) Bill 1992 - Decision 345/LEG1992A14217, 231
Memorandum - Murray-Darling Basin Bill 1992 - No Decision1992A14217, 667
Submission - Extension of Sex Discrimination Act to industrial awards - Decision 11431992A14217, 700
Submission - Response to the Lavarch Committee recommendations concerning the Sex Discrimination Act - Decisions 1144 and 1144(Amended)1992A14217, 701
Memorandum - Tobacco Advertising Prohibition Bill 1992 - Decision 1403/LEG1992A14217, 746
Memorandum - Murray-Darling Basin Bill 199 - Decision 1400/LEG1992A14217, 795
Memorandum - Qantas Sale Bill 1992 - Decision 1313/LEG1992A14217, 800
Memorandum - Amendments of Qantas Sale Bill 1992 - Decision 1395/LEG1992A14217, 803
Memorandum - Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Legislation Amendment Bill (No 2) 1992 - Sex Discrimination and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 1992 - Decision 1291/LEG1992A14217, 804
Memorandum - Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Bill 1992 - Superannuation (Resolution of Complaints) Bill 1992 - Superannuation (Financial Assistance Funding) Levy Bill 1992 - Superannuation (Rolled Over Benefits) Levy Bill 1992 - Superannuation Supervisory Levy Amendment Bill 1992 - Occupational Superannuation Standards Amendment Bill 1992 - Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Consequential Amendments Bill 1992 - Decision 1445/LEG1992A14217, 921
Memorandum - Telecommunications (Interception) Amendment Bill 1992 - Decision 1451/LEG1992A14217, 926
Memorandum - Road Transport Charges (Australian Capital Territory) Bill 1992 - Decision 1454/LEG1992A14217, 932
Memorandum - Mabo - responses to the outline of legislation – update - Decisions 2289 and 22911993A14217, 1322

Broadcasting and Media

Title or description of recordDate rangeSeries number and control symbol
Submission - SBS additional radio service - Decisions 275/ER, 278, 884/AH and 10201992A14217, 171
Submission - 1993-1994 Budget: New policy proposal - Cable News Network (CNN) television service at Parliament House - Decision 1963/ER1993A14217, 1146

Budget and economy

Title or description of recordDate rangeSeries number and control symbol
Memorandum - 1992 Economic Statement - labour market programs - Decision 16/AH1992A14217, 14
Memorandum - 1992 Economic Statement - drought policy - Decision 20/AH1992A14217, 17
Memorandum - 1992 Economic Statement - possible science and technology measures - Decision 13/AH1992A14217, 20
Memorandum - 1992 Economic Statement - mid-year review of 1991-1992 Budget - Decision 11/AH1992A14217, 22
Memorandum - 1992 Economic Statement - Commonwealth funding to the States and territories - No Decision1992A14217, 23
Memorandum - 1992 Economic Statement - microeconomic reform checklist - Decision 52/AH1992A14217, 33
Memorandum - 1992 Economic Statement - Textiles, Clothing and Footwear  industry adjustment strategy - Decisions 51/AH and 99/AH1992A14217, 34
Memorandum - 1992 Economic Statement - Labour market programs - further proposals - Decision 64/AH1992A14217, 39
Memorandum - 1992 Economic Statement - infrastructure projects            Decisions 82/AH, 119/AH and 143/AH1992A14217, 62
Submission - February 1992 Economic Statement - superannuation guarantee levy - possible deferral - Decision 91/AH1992A14217, 69
Submission - Funding for the new Department of Tourism - Decision 94/AH1992A14217, 70
Memorandum - 1992 Economic Statement - building better cities - status report and scope for enhancing the infrastructure element - Decision 121/AH1992A14217, 89
Submission - The process for managing outlays in the 1992-1993 Budget - Decision 382/ER1992A14217, 277
Memorandum - May review of 1991-1992 Budget - Decision 380/ER1992A14217, 278
Memorandum - Overview of new policy and savings proposals for the 1992-1993 Budget - Decision 383/ER1992A14217, 280
Memorandum - 1992-1993 Budget - initial analysis of impact on women - Decision 386/ER1992A14217, 287
Memorandum - New policy and savings proposals for the 1992-1993 Budget - a report on preliminary consideration by the Prime Minister, Treasurer and Minister of Finance - Decisions 384/ER, 407/ER, 408/ER, 408/ER(Amended) and 429/ER1992A14217, 313
Submission - Taxation aspects of Review of Closer Economic Relations with New Zealand [CER] - Decisions 505 and 5561992A14217, 331
Memorandum - Savings Paper 1992-1993 Budget - options for the sale of the Defence Housing Authority or its assets - Decisions 731/ER and 9461992A14217, 366
Memorandum - Savings Paper 1992-1993 Budget - imposing real interest rates on Higher Education Contribution Scheme (HECS) debt - Decisions 713/ER and 784/ER1992A14217, 371
Memorandum - Savings Paper 1992-1993 Budget - increased charges for passports    - Decisions 680/ER and 9501992A14217, 374
Submission - Proposal for the 1992-1993 Budget - reduce National Aboriginal Health Strategy (NAHS) capital commitment and ATSIC's [Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission's] global allocation - Decisions 611/ER(Amended) and 9221992A14217, 402
Submission - Treasury portfolio: new policy and savings proposals for the 1992-1993 Budget - Omnibus portfolio submission - Decisions 730/ER and 10241992A14217, 472
Submission - Defence Budget 1992-1993 - Decisions 733/ER and 9471992A14217, 473
Submission - Department of Administrative Services: new policy proposal for the 1992-1993 Budget - stage refurbishment and fitout of the Administrative Building, Parkes, ACT [Australian Capital Territory] - Decisions 705/ER, 885/AH and 9301992A14217, 479
Submission - Department of Administrative Services: new policy proposal for the 1992-1993 Budget - refurbishment and fitout of Scarborough House and construction of an annex for patents in the ACT - Decisions 710/ER and 9271992A14217, 481
Memorandum - SCIS [Secretaries Committee on Intelligence and Security] report on the Australian intelligence and security agencies budgets and forward estimates for the period 1992-1993 to 1995-1996 - Decisions 652/SEC and 652/SEC(Amended)1992A14217, 491
Submission - Australian Secret Intelligence Service (ASIS): new policy proposals for the 1992-1993 Budget - Decision 654/SEC1992A14217, 493
Submission - Social Security: new package of proposals for the 1992-1993 Budget - Decisions 649/ER(Amended), 777/ER, 797/ER, 841/ER, 1004 and 10091992A14217, 503
Submission - Australian Secret Intelligence Service (ASIS) - 1992-1993 Budget - new policy proposals - Decisions 683/ER and 9531992A14217, 536
Memorandum - Savings paper 1992-1993 Budget - options for the sale of the Defence Housing Authority or its assets - further consideration - Decisions 780/ER and 9461992A14217, 578
Memorandum - 1992-1993 Budget - Foreign Affairs and Trade portfolio savings from closure of five posts - Decisions 817/ER, 881/AH and 9561992A14217, 593
Memorandum - Women and the 1992-1993 Budget - presentation and sensitivities - Decision 10621992A14217, 642
Submission - Outcome of the 1992 Review of the Australia New Zealand Closer Economic Relations Trade Agreement (The CER Agreement) - Decision 11611992A14217, 704
Submission - The economic outlook - Decisions 1636/ER and 16541993A14217, 990
Submission - Budget strategy - Decisions 1637/ER and 16551993A14217, 991
Memorandum - 1993 election commitments requiring pre-Budget ratification - Decisions 1694/ER, 1695/ER, 1696/ER, 1697/ER, 1698/ER, 1699/ER, 1700/ER, 1701/ER, 1714, 1717, 1720, 1722, 1724, 1728, 1729 and 17311993A14217, 1023
Submission - 1993-1994 Budget - new policy, savings and outstanding 1993 election commitments        - Decisions 1970/ER and 21521993A14217, 1068
Submission - National fiscal outlook - Decision 17811993A14217, 1086
Memorandum - SCIS [Secretaries Committee on Intelligence and Security] report on the Finance Report on the Australian Intelligence and Security Agencies Budgets and Forward Estimates for the Period 1993-1994 to 1996-1997 - Decision 1841/SEC1993A14217, 1097
Memorandum - Savings paper 1993-1994 Budget: ABS [Australian Bureau of Statistics] population census - change of frequency - Decisions 1830/ER, 2021/ER, 2035/ER, 2107 and 21111993A14217, 1105
Memorandum - Review proposals 1993-1994 Budget: Social Security portfolio - Decisions 1919/ER and 21571993A14217, 1131
Memorandum - 1993-1994 Budget: Social Security portfolio disputed savings proposals - Decisions 1918//ER and 21551993A14217, 1137
Memorandum - 1993-1994 Budget: Defence savings options - Decisions 1958/ER, 2000/ER, 2046/ER and 20911993A14217, 1142
Memorandum - Budget 1993-1994 - detection of undisclosed income by Social Security clients - Decision 1960/ER1993A14217, 1155
Submission - 1993-1994 Budget - initiatives for improving Newstart effectiveness - Decisions 1994/ER and 21791993A14217, 1156
Submission - 1993-1994 Budget - Health portfolio summary of proposals - Decisions 1977/ER, 2026/ER, 2048/ER and 21141993A14217, 1159
Memorandum - Savings paper 1993-1994 Budget - sale of the Royal Australian Mint (RAM)    - Decision 1832/ER1993A14217, 1187
Submission - 1993-1994 Budget - Australian Nuclear Science and Technology arrangements - Decisions 1930/ER and 19461993A14217, 1195
Submission - 1993-1994 Budget - Old Parliament House - Decisions 1883/ER and 20751993A14217, 1207
Submission - 1993-1994 Budget - further submission on management of excess staff - The Arts and Administrative Services portfolio - Decisions 2022/ER(Amended) and 20731993A14217, 1247
Submission - Defence budget 1993-1994 - Decision 20891993A14217, 1294
Memorandum - Timing of future budgets - Decision 20931993A14217, 1295
Submission - 1994-1995 Budget processes - Decision 24161993A14217, 1398

Business and industry

Title or description of recordDate rangeSeries number and control symbol
Memorandum - Disability Task Force Future Work Program - Decisions 280/SJ and 3221992A14217, 6
Memorandum - 1992 Economic Statement - labour market programs - Decision 16/AH1992A14217, 14
Memorandum - 1992 Economic Statement - strategy and issues for consideration    - Decision 12/AH1992A14217, 24
Submission - Petroleum Resource Rent Tax (PRRT) - revenue sharing - Decision 341992A14217, 29
Submission - Funding for environment and development negotiations - Decision 811992A14217, 30
Memorandum - 1992 Economic Statement - Labour market programs - further proposals - Decision 64/AH1992A14217, 39
Memorandum - Industrial Relations Legislation Amendment Bill 1992 - Decision 354/LEG1992A14217, 195
Submission - Reform and corporatisation of the Snowy Mountains Scheme - Decision 3281992A14217, 207
Memorandum - Electricity supply industry - One Nation proposal to establish a National Grid Corporation (NGC) - Decision 3331992A14217, 247
Memorandum - CSL Limited - sale options - Decisions 848/ER and 9931992A14217, 583
Submission - Government's position on shape of wages system - Decision 7991992A14217, 589
Submission - Extension of Sex Discrimination Act to industrial awards - Decision 11431992A14217, 700
Memorandum - Tobacco Advertising Prohibition Bill 1992 - Decision 1403/LEG1992A14217, 746
Memorandum - Qantas Sale Bill 1992 - Decision 1313/LEG1992A14217, 800
Memorandum - Amendments of Qantas Sale Bill 1992 - Decision 1395/LEG1992A14217, 803
Memorandum - Labour market programs policy for 1993-1994 - Decisions 1899/ER/Amended and 21841993A14217, 1087
Memorandum - Savings paper 1993-1994 Budget - sale of the Royal Australian Mint (RAM)    - Decision 1832/ER1993A14217, 1187
Memorandum - Uruguay Round - current situation and emerging issues - Decision 22321993A14217, 1287
Submission - Origin labelling for Australian made goods - Decisions 2267/SAT and 22861993A14217, 1311

Communications/telecommunications

Title or description of recordDate rangeSeries number and control symbol
Submission - Australian Defence Satellite Communications Station (ADSCS) Geraldton - approval for digital signals upgrade and supplementation to the Defence vote - No Decision1992A14217, 906
Memorandum - Telecommunications (Interception) Amendment Bill 1992 - Decision 1451/LEG1992A14217, 926
Submission - Selection of the third public mobile telecommunications carrier - Decision 14581992A14217, 943
Submission - Mobile telephone service interception - Decisions 1844/SEC, 2013/ER and 20771993A14217, 1095
Memorandum - The threat to Australian government communications - Decision 2412/SEC1993A14217, 1361

Defence

Title or description of recordDate rangeSeries number and control symbol
Memorandum - Progress report on the new submarine project to 31 December 1991 - Decision 2551992A14217, 139
Memorandum - Progress report on the Anzac ship project to 31 December 1991 - Decision 2541992A14217, 140
Submission - A Military Compensation Scheme (MCS) for Australian Defence Force (ADF) members in peacetime - Decision 4891992A14217, 330
Submission - Defence Budget 1992-1993 - Decisions 733/ER and 9471992A14217, 473
Memorandum - Savings paper 1992-1993 Budget - options for the sale of the Defence Housing Authority or its assets - further consideration - Decisions 780/ER and 9461992A14217, 578
Submission - War crimes investigations - Decision 11031992A14217, 677
Memorandum - Progress report on the ANZAC ship project to 30 June 1992 - Decision 11981992A14217, 684
Memorandum - Progress report on the new submarine project to 30 June 1992 - Decision 11971992A14217, 685
Memorandum - Report to Ministers on progress in implementing the recommendations of the Working Group on the Gulf Crisis - Decision 1329/SEC1992A14217, 763
Submission - Australian Defence Force policy on homosexuality - Decision 13751992A14217, 868
Submission - Policy on homosexuality - Australian Defence Force (ADF) - Decision 13751992A14217, 880
Submission - Australian Defence Satellite Communications Station (ADSCS) Geraldton - approval for digital signals upgrade and supplementation to the Defence vote - No Decision1992A14217, 906
Submission - Claims against the Commonwealth by Voyager survivors - Decision 16851992A14217, 1016
Memorandum - Progress report on the ANZAC Ship Project to 31 December 1992 - Decision 1709/SAT1993A14217, 1026
Memorandum - Progress report on the New Submarine Project to 31 December 1992 - Decision 1708/SAT1993A14217, 1027
Submission - Acquisition of additional F-111 aircraft - Decision 17791993A14217, 1035
Memorandum - 1993-1994 Budget: Defence savings options - Decisions 1958/ER, 2000/ER, 2046/ER and 20911993A14217, 1142
Submission - Proposed closure of Australian Omega Station - Decision 20901993A14217, 1255
Submission - Defence budget 1993-1994 - Decision 20891993A14217, 1294
Memorandum - Progress report on the ANZAC ship project to 30 June 1993 - Decision 2361/SAT1993A14217, 1347
Memorandum - Progress report on the new submarine project to 30 June 1993         - Decision 2362/SAT1993A14217, 1348
Memorandum - Joint Patrol Vessel project - proposed collaborative purchase with Malaysia - No Decision1993A14217, 1377
Submission - Future of the Joint Defence Facility Nurrungar - Decision 2414/SEC1993A14217, 1385
Submission - Acquisition of two ex-USN Landing Ship Tank - opportunity purchase - Decisions 2449/GP and 24891993A14217, 1395
Memorandum - Further information on proposed closure of Australian Omega navigation facility - Decisions 2448/GP and 24751993A14217, 1406
Submission - UN Peace Keeping - proposed Australian Police contribution to the UN Operation in Mozambique (ONUMOZ) - Decisions 2450/GP and 247814081993A14217, 1408

Education and training

Title or description of recordDate rangeSeries number and control symbol
Memorandum - Higher Education Funding Amendment Bill 1992 - Decision 297/LEG1992A14217, 201
Memorandum - Savings Paper 1992-1993 Budget - imposing real interest rates on Higher Education Contribution Scheme (HECS) debt - Decisions 713/ER and 784/ER1992A14217, 371
Submission - Open learning initiative - Decisions 714/ER and 9311992A14217, 454
Memorandum - Increases in postgraduate research awards - Decisions 827/ER, 874/AH and 9771992A14217, 575
Submission - Proposal for a national equity program for schools - Decision 11491992A14217, 688
Submission - Higher education funding 1993-1995 triennium - Decision 1259(Amended)1992A14217, 769
Submission - National strategy for the conservation of Australia's biological diversity - Decisions 2466/SAT and 24821993A14217, 1382

Employment

Title or description of recordDate rangeSeries number and control symbol
Memorandum - Disability Task Force Future Work Program - Decisions 280/SJ and 3221992A14217, 6
Submission - Industrial Relations Legislation Reform - Decision 801992A14217, 58
Memorandum - Industrial Relations Legislation Amendment Bill 1992 - Decision 354/LEG1992A14217, 195
Memorandum - Structural Adjustment Committee - Forward work program 1992 - Decisions 446/SA and 4551992A14217, 255
Memorandum - Employment strategy - No Decision1992A14217, 541
Memorandum - Employment package - Decisions 808/ER, 836/ER, 855/ER, 876/AH, 968 and 1037/AH1992A14217, 585
Submission - Government's position on shape of wages system - Decision 7991992A14217, 589

Environment and conservation

Title or description of recordDate rangeSeries number and control symbol
Submission - Tropical timber policy - Decision 4221992A14217, 7
Submission - Funding for environment and development negotiations - Decision 811992A14217, 30
Memorandum - Ozone Protection Amendment Bill 1992 - Decision 187/LEG1992A14217, 125
Memorandum - Initial national ecologically sustainable development strategy - Decisions 236/SD and 2511992A14217, 141
Memorandum - Initial national greenhouse response strategy - Decisions 237/SD and 2521992A14217, 146
Submission - Response to the Parliamentary report on the protection of the coastal environment - Decision 2531992A14217, 148
Memorandum - Ecologically sustainable development and national greenhouse response strategies - progress report - Decision 3421992A14217, 241
Submission - United Nations Conference on Environment and Development - forests issues - Decision 4211992A14217, 284
Submission - National Landcare Program - Sustainable Natural Resource Management - Decisions 539/SD and 5661992A14217, 305
Submission - United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change - Decision 4191992A14217, 315
Submission - National Forest Policy statement - Decisions 540/SD and 5671992A14217, 380
Memorandum - Murray-Darling Basin Bill 1992 - No Decision1992A14217, 667
Submission - Commonwealth endangered species legislation - Decisions 1228 and 12561992A14217, 717
Submission - Water policy and pricing - Decisions 1247/SD and 12791992A14217, 773
Memorandum - National Strategy for Ecologically Sustainable Development - Decision 13371992A14217, 782
Memorandum - National Greenhouse Response Strategy - Decision 13381992A14217, 783
Memorandum - Murray-Darling Basin Bill 1992 - Decision 1400/LEG1992A14217, 795
Memorandum - Commonwealth Endangered Species Legislation - Decision 12561992A14217, 841
Submission - The development of Australia's objectives and policy positions for international negotiations on the Framework Convention on Climate Change - Decision 14321992A14217, 885
Memorandum - Options for interim storage of certain radioactive wastes - Decisions 2345 and 24541993A14217, 1048
Submission - Establishment of the National Environment Protection Authority (NEPA) - Decision 22481993A14217, 1286
Submission - Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage property - ex gratia payment to Benders Pty Ltd - Decisions 2462/SAT and 24841993A14217, 1409

External territories

Title or description of recordDate rangeSeries number and control symbol
Submission - Implementation of mainland laws, standards and infrastructure for the Indian Ocean Territories - Decisions 225/ER and 2481992A14217, 137
Submission - Government response to recommendations of report on tourism in Antarctica - No Decision1992A14217, 162
Memorandum - Territories Law Reform Bill 1992 - Decision 445/LEG1992A14217, 203
Submission - Tourism in Antarctica - Decision 13761992A14217, 871

Foreign Affairs

Title or description of recordDate rangeSeries number and control symbol
Submission - Australian contribution to the Fifth Replenishment of the Asian Development Fund (ADF6) - Decision 361992A14217, 3
Submission - Australian bilateral aid to Cambodia - Decisions 223/ER and 2461992A14217, 121
Submission - Australia/Indonesia Nuclear Science and Technology Cooperation Agreement - Decisions 283 and 12061992A14217, 176
Submission - United Nations Conference on Environment and Development - forests issues - Decision 4211992A14217, 284
Submission - United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change - Decision 4191992A14217, 315
Submission - Australia-Taiwan relations - Decision 4901992A14217, 319
Submission - Taxation aspects of Review of Closer Economic Relations with New Zealand [CER] - Decisions 505 and 5561992A14217, 331
Submission - Australia's overseas representation - Decisions 677/ER, 881/AH and 9561992A14217, 438
Memorandum - 1992-1993 Budget - Foreign Affairs and Trade portfolio savings from closure of five posts - Decisions 817/ER, 881/AH and 9561992A14217, 593
Submission - Outcome of the 1992 Review of the Australia New Zealand Closer Economic Relations Trade Agreement (The CER Agreement) - Decision 11611992A14217, 704
Memorandum - Report to Ministers on progress in implementing the recommendations of the Working Group on the Gulf Crisis - Decision 1329/SEC1992A14217, 763
Submission - Payment of compensation for attack on the Iranian Embassy in Canberra - Decision 12521992A14217, 775
Submission - International Year for the World's Indigenous People (IYWIP) - Decision 13641992A14217, 839
Submission - The development of Australia's objectives and policy positions for international negotiations on the Framework Convention on Climate Change - Decision 14321992A14217, 885
Submission - Guidelines for the denial of a diplomatic visa to or declaring persona non grata or unacceptable a member or proposed member of an Iranian diplomatic mission or consular post in Australia for engaging in activities prejudicial to security - Decision 1457/SEC1992A14217, 907 
Submission - Australia-New Zealand - common border - Decision 16801993A14217, 1006 
Submission - Proposed closure of Australian Omega Station      - Decision 20901993A14217, 1255
Memorandum - Joint Patrol Vessel project - proposed collaborative purchase with Malaysia - No Decision1993A14217, 1377
Memorandum - Further information on proposed closure of Australian Omega navigation facility - Decisions 2448/GP and 24751993A14217, 1406
Submission - UN Peace Keeping - proposed Australian Police contribution to the UN Operation in Mozambique (ONUMOZ) - Decisions 2450/GP and 24781993A14217, 1408

Health and ageing

Title or description of recordDate rangeSeries number and control symbol
Memorandum - Disability Task Force Future Work Program - Decisions 280/SJ and 3221992A14217, 6
Submission - Future of prosthetic services in Australia  - Decisions 790/ER and 10321992A14217, 324
Submission - Proposal for the 1992-1993 Budget - reduce National Aboriginal Health Strategy (NAHS) capital commitment and ATSIC's [Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission's] global allocation - Decisions 611/ER(Amended) and 9221992A14217, 402
Memorandum - Medicare re-negotiations - strategies for enhancing public access - Decisions 835/ER, 865/AH, 867/AH and 9941992A14217, 581
Memorandum - Tobacco Advertising Prohibition Bill 1992 - Decision 1403/LEG1992A14217, 746 3
Submission - 1993-1994 Budget - Health portfolio summary of proposals - Decisions 1977/ER, 2026/ER, 2048/ER and 21141993A14217, 1159
Submission - New National HIV-AIDS Strategy - Decision 22931993A14217, 1315

Housing

Title or description of recordDate rangeSeries number and control symbol
Submission - A national housing agenda - Decisions 742/ER, 787/ER, 860/ER, 869/AH and 9951992A14217, 525

Immigration, multicultural affairs and citizenship

Title or description of recordDate rangeSeries number and control symbol
Submission - Review of refugee determination system - Decisions 78 and 78(Amended)1992A14217, 57
Submission - Migration agents - Decision 2031992A14217, 77
Submission - 1992-1993 Migration Program - Decision 3691992A14217, 214
Submission - Custody of Boat People - Decision 3261992A14217, 217
Submission - Review of immigration decisions - Decision 562(Amended)1992A14217, 275
Memorandum - Savings Paper 1992-1993 Budget - increased charges for passports - Decisions 680/ER and 9501992A14217, 374
Submission - Aviation passenger processing - Decisions 551/SA and 11181992A14217, 403
Submission - Assistance for asylum seekers in need - Decision 592/ER1992A14217, 431
Submission - Asylum seeker assistance - Decision 634/ER1992A14217, 505
Submission - Citizenship - pledge of commitment as a citizen of the Commonwealth of Australia - Decisions 1046 and 15201992A14217, 591
Submission - Migration legislation - exclusion of undesirable persons - Decision 12301992A14217, 739 
Submission - Guidelines for the denial of a diplomatic visa to or declaring persona non grata or unacceptable a member or proposed member of an Iranian diplomatic mission or consular post in Australia for engaging in activities prejudicial to security - Decision 1457/SEC1992A14217, 907
Submission - Australia's Humanitarian Migration Program - Decision 15221993A14217, 955
Submission - 1993-1994 Migration Program - Decisions 1702/GP and 17351993A14217, 1020
Submission - 1993-1994 Humanitarian Program- Decisions 1703/GP and 17251993A14217, 1031
Submission - Migration Reform Act – implementation - Decisions 1704/GP and 17301993A14217, 1032

Law enforcement and legal issues

Title or description of recordDate rangeSeries number and control symbol
Submission- Government response to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on the National Crime Authority's report 'Who is to guard the guards?' - Decision 3191992A14217, 182
Memorandum - ACT Supreme Court (Transfer) Bill 1992 - Decision 345/LEG1992A14217, 231
Submission - Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody - measures to address underlying causes of Aboriginal disadvantage - Decision 5211992A14217, 354
Submission - Racial vilification - Decision 7691992A14217, 546
Submission - Witness protection - Decision 10471992A14217, 614
Submission - War crimes investigations - Decision 11031992A14217, 677
Submission - Mabo decision - policy options - Decision 12501992A14217, 738
Submission - Migration legislation - exclusion of undesirable persons - Decision 12301992A14217, 739 
Memorandum - Attorney-General's guidelines to ASIO concerning the collection of intelligence relevant to security       - Decision 1326/SEC1992A14217, 764
Submission - Response to 'Half way to equal' - report of the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs Inquiry into Equal Opportunity and Equal Status for Women in Australia - Decision 15151992A14217, 910
Submission - Constitution, Section 90 - Commonwealth/State taxation powers - Decision 16081993A14217, 980
Memorandum - The Wik claim - options for Commonwealth action - Decisions 2210(Amended) and 22161993A14217, 1298
Memorandum - The Wik claim - summary of discussions in Commonwealth-Queensland officials working party - Decision 22161993A14217, 1299
Submission - Child sex tourism offences - Decisions 2319/GP and 23351993A14217, 1327
Submission - Refurbishment of the Australian Federal Police (AFP) College - Barton ACT - Decisions 2316/GP and 23361993A14217, 1335

Mineral and Resources

Title or description of recordDate rangeSeries number and control symbol
Submission - Petroleum Resource Rent Tax (PRRT) - revenue sharing - Decision 341992A14217, 29
Submission - Reform and corporatisation of the Snowy Mountains Scheme - Decision 3281992A14217, 207
Memorandum - Electricity supply industry - One Nation proposal to establish a National Grid Corporation (NGC) - Decision 3331992A14217, 247
Submission - Fuel efficiency in motor vehicles - Decisions 1245/SD and 12741992A14217, 772
Submission - Water policy and pricing - Decisions 1247/SD and 12791992A14217, 773
Memorandum - Murray-Darling Basin Bill 1992 - Decision 1400/LEG1992A14217, 795
Memorandum - Review of Commonwealth expenditure on water and water related programs - Decision 2523/SAT1993A14217, 1411 

Nuclear Issues

Title or description of recordDate rangeSeries number and control symbol
Submission - Australia/Indonesia Nuclear Science and Technology Cooperation Agreement - Decisions 283 and 12061992A14217, 176
Memorandum - Options for interim storage of certain radioactive wastes - Decisions 2345 and 24541993A14217, 1048
Submission - 1993-1994 Budget - Australian Nuclear Science and Technology arrangements - Decisions 1930/ER and 19461993A14217, 1195
Memorandum - Nuclear issues - Decision 23461993A14217, 1349

Primary Industry

Title or description of recordDate rangeSeries number and control symbol
Submission - Tropical timber policy - Decision 4221992A14217, 7
Memorandum - Resource security and Northern Tasmanian pulp mill - No Decision1992A14217, 90
Submission - United Nations Conference on Environment and Development - forests issues - Decision 4211992A14217, 284
Submission - National Forest Policy statement - Decisions 540/SD and 5671992A14217, 380
Submission - Origin labelling for Australian made goods - Decisions 2267/SAT and 22861993A14217, 1311
Submission - South East Forests Agreement - Decision 24401993A14217, 1402

Science and Research

Title or description of recordDate rangeSeries number and control symbol
Memorandum - 1992 Economic Statement - possible science and technology measures - Decision 13/AH1992A14217, 20
Submission - Australia/Indonesia Nuclear Science and Technology Cooperation Agreement - Decisions 283 and 12061992A14217, 176
Submission - Funding initiatives for the White Paper on Science and Technology - Decision 590/ER1992A14217, 453
Submission - Research and Development (R&D) tax concession - Decision 893/REV1992A14217, 637 3
Memorandum - Response to 'Population issues and Australia's future' - Decision 13631992A14217, 784
Submission - 1993-1994 Budget - Australian Nuclear Science and Technology arrangements - Decisions 1930/ER and 19461993A14217, 1195

Security and Intelligence

Title or description of recordDate rangeSeries number and control symbol
Memorandum - Secretaries Committee on Intelligence and Security (SCIS) report to Ministers on the activities of the intelligence and security agencies 1990-1991 - Decision 8/SEC1992A14217, 9
Memorandum - Papua New Guinea - Security review progress report            - Decision 10/SEC1992A14217, 10
Memorandum - Changes to rules on foreign signals intelligence and Australian persons - Decision 9/SEC1992A14217, 11
Memorandum - National foreign intelligence assessment priorities - Decision 541/SEC1992A14217, 334
Memorandum - Secretaries Committee on Intelligence and Security (SCIS) report on the Australian intelligence and security agencies budgets and forward estimates for the period 1992-1993 to 1995-1996 - Decisions 652/SEC and 652/SEC(Amended)1992A14217, 491
Submission - Australian Secret Intelligence Service (ASIS): new policy proposals for the 1992-1993 Budget - Decision 654/SEC1992A14217, 493
Submission - Australian Secret Intelligence Service (ASIS) - 1992-1993 Budget - new policy proposals - Decisions 683/ER and 9531992A14217, 539
Memorandum - Attorney-General's guidelines to ASIO concerning the collection of intelligence relevant to security       - Decision 1326/SEC1992A14217, 764
Memorandum - Counter-terrorism strategic guidance - Decision 1327/SEC1992A14217, 765
Memorandum - Secretaries Committee on Intelligence and Security (SCIS) report on the Finance Report on the Australian Intelligence and Security Agencies Budgets and Forward Estimates for the Period 1993-1994 to 1996-1997 - Decision 1841/SEC1993A14217, 1097
Submission - ASIO's reorganisation, targeting strategy and priorities, 1993-1994 - Decision 1839/SEC1993A14217, 1098
Memorandum - Secretaries Committee on Intelligence and Security (SCIS)Report to Ministers on the Report by the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security (IGIS) on Rules on Foreign Signals Intelligence and Australian Persons - Decision 1846/SEC1993A14217, 1099
Memorandum - Secretaries Committee on Intelligence and Security (SCIS) report to Ministers on interception of GSM mobile telephone service - overseas experience and likely benefits to Australia - Decisions 2013/ER and 20771993A14217, 1249
Memorandum - Secretaries Committee on Intelligence and Security (SCIS report to Ministers on terms of reference for a review of the long-term cost-effectiveness of telecommunications interception - Decision 2005/SEC1993A14217, 1250
Memorandum - Secretaries Committee on Intelligence and Security (SCIS) report to Ministers on the activities of the Intelligence and Security Agencies 1992-1993 - Decision 2411/SEC1993A14217, 1360
Memorandum - The threat to Australian government communications - Decision 2412/SEC1993A14217, 1361

Social justice/issues

Title or description of recordDate rangeSeries number and control symbol
Memorandum - 1992-1993 Budget - initial analysis of impact on women - Decision 386/ER1992A14217, 287
Submission - Racial vilification - Decision 7691992A14217, 546
Memorandum - Women and the 1992-1993 Budget - presentation and sensitivities - Decision 10621992A14217, 642
Submission - Proposal for a national equity program for schools - Decision 11491992A14217, 688
Submission - Extension of Sex Discrimination Act to industrial awards - Decision 11431992A14217, 700
Submission - Response to the Lavarch Committee recommendations concerning the Sex Discrimination Act - Decisions 1144 and 1144(Amended)1992A14217, 701
Memorandum - Response to 'Population issues and Australia's future' - Decision 13631992A14217, 784
Memorandum - Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Legislation Amendment Bill (No 2) 1992 - Sex Discrimination and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 1992 - Decision 1291/LEG1992A14217, 804
Submission - Australian Defence Force policy on homosexuality - Decision 13751992A14217, 868
Submission - Policy on homosexuality - Australian Defence Force (ADF) - Decision 13751992A14217, 880
Submission - Response to 'Half way to equal' - report of the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs Inquiry into Equal Opportunity and Equal Status for Women in Australia - Decision 15151992A14217, 910
Memorandum - Initiatives around women, work and family - Decisions 1575/AH, 1577/AH, 1578/AH, 1581/AH, 1611, 1614, 1616 and 16181993A14217, 973
Memorandum - Commonwealth response to International Year of the Family (IYF)      - Decision 1967/ER1993A14217, 1162

States and Territories

Title or description of recordDate rangeSeries number and control symbol
Memorandum - 1992 Economic Statement - Commonwealth funding to the States and territories - No Decision1992A14217, 23
Submission - 1992 Premiers' Conference and Loan Council meeting - Commonwealth position - Decision 4761992A14217, 346

Taxation

Title or description of recordDate rangeSeries number and control symbol
Submission - Petroleum Resource Rent Tax (PRRT) - revenue sharing - Decision 341992A14217, 29
Submission - February 1992 Economic Statement - superannuation guarantee levy - possible deferral - Decision 91/AH1992A14217, 69
Memorandum - Superannuation Guarantee (Consequential Amendments) Bill 1992 - Amendments of Superannuation Guarantee (Administration) Bill 1992 - Decision 293/LEG1992A14217, 188
Submission - Superannuation - taxation treatment of member contributions - Decision 5541992A14217, 352
Submission - Research and Development (R&D) tax concession - Decision 893/REV1992A14217, 637
Submission - Proposed prudential framework for the supervision of the superannuation industry - Decision 12291992A14217, 756
Memorandum - Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Bill 1992 - Superannuation (Resolution of Complaints) Bill 1992 - Superannuation (Financial Assistance Funding) Levy Bill 1992 - Superannuation (Rolled Over Benefits) Levy Bill 1992 - Superannuation Supervisory Levy Amendment Bill 1992 - Occupational Superannuation Standards Amendment Bill 1992 - Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Consequential Amendments Bill 1992 - Decision 1445/LEG1992A14217, 921
Submission - Constitution, Section 90 - Commonwealth/State taxation powers - Decision 16081993A14217, 980
Submission - Taxation - insurance and superannuation - threat of major revenue losses - Decision 23951993A14217, 1368

Technology

Title or description of recordDate rangeSeries number and control symbol
Submission - Australia/Indonesia Nuclear Science and Technology Cooperation Agreement - Decisions 283 and 12061992A14217, 176
Submission - Funding initiatives for the White Paper on Science and Technology - Decision 590/ER1992A14217, 453
Submission - 1993-1994 Budget - Australian Nuclear Science and Technology arrangements - Decisions 1930/ER and 19461993A14217, 1195

Tourism

Title or description of recordDate rangeSeries number and control symbol
Submission - Government response to recommendations of report on tourism in Antarctica - No Decision1992A14217, 162
Submission - Tourism in Antarctica - Decision 13761992A14217, 871

Trade

Title or description of recordDate rangeSeries number and control symbol
Memorandum - General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) Uruguay Round implications - Decisions 1096/SA and 11221992A14217, 672
Submission - Outcome of the 1992 Review of the Australia New Zealand Closer Economic Relations Trade Agreement (The CER Agreement) - Decision 11611992A14217, 704
Memorandum - Australian Made - Decision 12051992A14217, 755
Memorandum - Uruguay Round - current situation and emerging issues - Decision 22321993A14217, 1287
Submission - Origin labelling for Australian made goods - Decisions 2267/SAT and 22861993A14217, 1311
Submission - Uruguay Round - final negotiating phase - Decision 23961993A14217, 1379

Transport

Title or description of recordDate rangeSeries number and control symbol
Submission - Sales of Qantas and Australian Airlines - Decision 4561992A14217, 341
Submission - Aviation passenger processing - Decisions 551/SA and 11181992A14217, 403
Submission - Fuel efficiency in motor vehicles - Decisions 1245/SD and 12741992A14217, 772
Memorandum - Qantas Sale Bill 1992 - Decision 1313/LEG1992A14217, 800
Memorandum - Amendments of Qantas Sale Bill 1992 - Decision 1395/LEG1992A14217, 803
Memorandum - Road Transport Charges (Australian Capital Territory) Bill 1992 - Decision 1454/LEG1992A14217, 932 3
Submission - Report on private financing of DASFLEET [Department of Administrative Services - fleet of vehicles] - Decisions 1892/ER and 20801993A14217, 1107
Submission - Proposed closure of Australian Omega Station - Decision 20901993A14217, 1255
Memorandum - Further information on proposed closure of Australian Omega navigation facility - Decisions 2448/GP and 24751993A14217, 1406

Urban and Regional development issues

Title or description of recordDate rangeSeries number and control symbol
Submission - Newcastle economic development initiative - Decision 791992A14217, 56
Memorandum - 1992 Economic Statement - building better cities - status report and scope for enhancing the infrastructure element - Decision 121/AH1992A14217, 89
Submission - Reform and corporatisation of the Snowy Mountains Scheme - Decision 3281992A14217, 207
Memorandum - Structural adjustment assistance for regions - No Decision1993A14217, 964

Veterans' Issues

Title or description of recordDate rangeSeries number and control symbol
Submission - A Military Compensation Scheme (MCS) for Australian Defence Force (ADF) members in peacetime - Decision 4891992A14217, 330
Submission - Claims against the Commonwealth by Voyager survivors - Decision 16851993A14217, 1016

Cabinet decisions (series A14218)

Title or description of recordDate rangeSeries number and control symbol
Decision 862/ER 1992-1993 Budget – Additional matters for consideration1992A14218, 862/ER
Decision 1214/LEG Antarctic (Environment protection) Legislations Amendment Bill 19921992A14218, 1214/LEG
Decision 1367 Tobacco Advertising Prohibition Bill1992A14218, 1367
Decision 1763 The Mabo Judgement1993A14218, 1763
Decision 1817/AH Troika consideration of outcome of trilateral discussions1993A14218, 1817/AH
Decision 1818/AH 1993-1994 Budget – Possible proposals for Revenue Committee1993A14218, 1818/AH
Decision 1990 Mabo – Discussions with the States and Territories and other related issues1993A14218, 1990
Decision 2061/REV Overview of revenue submissions1993A14218, 2061/REV
Decision 2067/ER Unresolved issues for Budget Capital1993A14218, 2067/ER
Decision 2190/REV Start date for tax cuts1993A14218, 2190/REV
Decision 2193/AH Election commitments1993A14218, 2193/AH
Decision 2220 Modification of budget measures1993A14218, 2220
Decision 2228 Mabo – Outline of proposed legislation1993A14218, 2228

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