Welcome to the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) website
The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) is the peak intergovernmental forum in Australia.
The members of COAG are the Prime Minister, State and Territory Premiers and Chief Ministers and the President of the Australian Local Government Association.
COAG has a strong record of implementing reforms that have improved the lives of all Australians.
In the period ahead, COAG will continue to drive reforms that are vital to Australia’s future.
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17 April 2015
The Council of Australian Governments held its 39th meeting today in Canberra. Leaders welcomed Premiers Andrews and Palaszczuk, Chief Minister Barr and Mayor Pickard to their first COAG meeting.
Today the strength of Australia’s federal system of government was on show, with all governments agreeing to work together to tackle significant issues that are important to us as a society and nation.