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Encyclopedia > Coalition of Australian Governments

The Coalition of Australian Governments (COAG) is an organisation consisting of the Australian Federal Government and the governments of the six states and two territories. It meets to debate and coordinate government activities between the federal and state and territorial governments and between the state and territorial governments themselves. This article describes the national government of Australia. ... Australia, having a federal system of government, is divided into states and territories. ...


A related organisation is the Loan Council, which coordinates borrowing by the federal and state and territorial governments of Australia.


The COAG is roughly equivalent to the U.S.'s National Governors Association or the Canadian Council of the Federation, but these bodies only include state/provincial representatives, whereas COAG includes federal representatives also. The United States of America — also referred to as the United States, the U.S.A., the U.S., America, the States, or (archaically) Columbia—is a federal republic of 50 states located primarily in central North America (with the exception of two states: Alaska and Hawaii). ... The National Governors Association (NGA) is an organization of the governors of the fifty U.S. states and five U.S. territories (American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands). ... The Council of the Federation is a council in Canada made up of the Premiers of Canadas thirteen Provinces and Territories. ...


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Australian Privacy Foundation Letter 3/28/97 (1172 words)
Coalition members of Parliament frequently criticised the Hawke and Keating Governments for their failure to adequately protect Australians from threats to their privacy from both government and business.
At a time when governments are increasingly looking to outsourcing, corporatisation and privatisation, the distinction between public and private sector holdings of personal information becomes meaningless.
The Australian Privacy Foundation urges you to reconsider the Government's decision as a matter of utmost priority.
Council of Australian Governments - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (158 words)
Australian Heads of Government meet in Parliament House, Canberra at the 2005 COAG meeting.
The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) is an organisation consisting of the Australian Federal Government and the governments of the six states and two territories.
The COAG is roughly equivalent to the U.S. 's National Governors Association or the Canadian Council of the Federation, but these bodies only include state/provincial representatives, whereas COAG includes federal representatives also.
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