AQIS is Australia's first line of defence, reducing the risk to our agriculture industries and environment against exotic pests and diseases. Quarantine controls at Australia's borders minimise the risk of exotic pests and diseases entering Australia and protects our agriculture export industries as well as our environment, tourism industries and lifestyle.
The Institute is a statutory authority which deals with crime prevention and criminal justice research. Our Home Page includes information not available anywhere else on the Net, for instance our work on Deaths in Custody, on homicide is at the cutting edge.
ASIC is an independent Commonwealth Government body and was set up under and administer the Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act (ASIC Act), carrying out most of their work under the Corporations Act.
The Department of the Environment and Heritage advises the Australian Government on policies and programs for the protection and conservation of the environment, including both natural and cultural heritage places.
New South Wales Department of Agriculture. This Department is committed to helping the NSW food and fibre industries and our rural communities to be economically viable and environmentally sustainable.
Information made available here by the Parliamentary Library includes: Information from the Parliamentary Handbook, Parliamentary Library publications and Vital Issues Seminars and Guides to Internet resources
The Municipal Association of Victoria is the peak representative and lobbying body for Victoria's 79 councils. The MAV was formed in 1879 and the Municipal Association Act 1907 anointed the MAV the official voice of local government in Victoria. Today, the MAV is a driving and influential force behind a strong and strategically positioned local government sector. Our role, broadly speaking is to represent and advocate the interests of local government, lobby for a 'fairer deal' for councils, raise the sector's profile,ensure its long-term security and provide policy advice, strategic advice and insurance services to local government.
This site contains info about Anzac's, Anzac history, Anzac Day at Gallipoli Turkey, Commemoration and Dawn Services, links to other official Anzac sites, info about the Gallipoli peninsula, regular Gallipoli daily tours to Battlefields and War Memorials. Also provided are: links to backpacker sites, guide books, links to hostels in turkey, links to useful Aussie and Kiwi sites, info about Turkey, Australia & New Zealand, also links to other sites of backpackers and travellers interest.