Council Of Australian Governments Communique

This is the full text of the COAG Communique released today.

The communique follows a meeting of Federal, State and Territory Chief Ministers in Canberra.

Text of COAG Communique.


The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) today held its 11th meeting in Canberra. The Council, comprising the Prime Minister, Premiers and Chief Ministers and the President of the Australian Local Government Association (ALGA), had wide ranging discussions on important areas of national interest. [Read more…]

Howard Supports Stem Cell Research

The Prime Minister, John Howard, has announced government support for stem cell research and a total ban on human cloning.

Howard held a press conference in Canberra to make the announcement. [Read more…]