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Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaHCSIA) (Cth)

Category: Organisation
Binomial Name: Australian Commonwealth Government
Sub Category:Federal Government
Location:Australia
Alternative Names:
  • Department of Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaCSIA)
  • Department of Family and Community Services (FaCS)
  • URL: http://www.facs.gov.au/
    Summary Information:
    The Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaHCSIA) was formerly known as the Department of Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FACSIA).

    FaHCSIA is the Australian Government's principal source of advice on social policy. Through its Office for Indigenous Policy Coordination, it is responsible for coordinating 'government approach to programs and services for Indigenous Australians, and has a central role in the Australian Government's arrangements in Indigenous Affairs.' (FaHCSIA Website)

    The Department was also formerly known as the Department of Family and Community Services (FaCS).

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  • Organisation
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  • Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs (Cth)
  • Department of Family and Community Services (Cth) - Later known as
  • Commonwealth of Australia
  • Office of Indigenous Policy Coordination (Cth)
  • Ministerial Taskforce on Indigenous Affairs
  • Legislation
  • Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006 (Cth)
  • Policy/Strategy
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  • References

    Resource
    Australian Government - Department of Housing, Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaHCSIA) (2007) About FaHCSIA

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