Meeting Outcomes

A communiqué is released after each COAG meeting as the public record of the meeting.  Other documents relating to the meeting, such as signed intergovernmental agreements and commissioned reports, may also be released.

On this website you will find communiqués and related documents for all COAG meetings since 2007. To find what you are looking for, you can use the search function at the top of each page.

Recent meetings

COAG Meeting Communiqué, 2 July 2009

The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) held its 27th meeting in Darwin today.  The Prime Minister, Premiers, Chief Ministers and the President of the Australian Local Government Association were again joined by a number of Treasurers for the meeting.

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COAG Meeting Communiqué, 30 April 2009

The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) held its 26th meeting in Hobart today.  The Prime Minister, Premiers, Chief Ministers and the President of the Australian Local Government Association were joined for the meeting by Commonwealth, State and the Australian Capital Territory Treasurers and the Commonwealth Parliamentary Secretary for Government Service Delivery. 

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COAG Meeting Communiqué, 5 February 2009

The Prime Minister, Premiers, Chief Ministers and the President of the Australian Local Government Association, together with Commonwealth, State and Territory Treasurers, held a special meeting of the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) in Canberra today to ensure rapid delivery of economic stimulus measures to support employment and growth and to foster a more resilient Australia.

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COAG Meeting Communiqué, 29 November 2008

The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) held its 24th meeting today in Canberra.  The Prime Minister, Premiers, Chief Ministers and the President of the Australian Local Government Association, were again joined by Commonwealth, State and Territory Treasurers. 

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COAG Meeting Communiqué, 2 October 2008

The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) held its 23rd meeting today in Perth. The Prime Minister, Premiers, the Chief Minister of the Northern Territory and the President of the Australian Local Government Association, were joined by Commonwealth, State and Northern Territory Treasurers.  Australian Capital Territory (ACT) officials attended as observers against the background of the forthcoming ACT election.

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COAG Meeting Communiqué, 3 July 2008

The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) held its 22nd meeting today in Sydney. The Prime Minister, Premiers, Chief Ministers and the President of the Australian Local Government Association, were joined by Commonwealth and State and Territory Treasurers.

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COAG Meeting Communiqué, 26 March 2008

The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) held its 21st meeting today in Adelaide.  The Prime Minister, Premiers, Chief Ministers and the President of the Australian Local Government Association, were joined by Commonwealth and State and Territory Treasurers.  This meeting followed the successful meeting in Melbourne on 20 December 2007.  It was the first COAG meeting ever to be held in Adelaide and was the first of four COAG meetings to be held in 2008.

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COAG Meeting Communiqué, 20 December 2007

The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) held its 20th meeting today in Melbourne. In addition to the Prime Minister, Premiers, Chief Ministers and the President of the Australian Local Government Association (ALGA), Commonwealth and State and Territory Treasurers also attended.

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Records of past COAG meetings

COAG meeting communiqués for the dates 7 December 1992 to 13 April 2007 are available on the Australian Government Web Archive. Communiques from the Special Premiers' Conference on 30 July 1991, and the Premiers and Chief Ministers Meeting on 21-22 November 1991, are also available on the Australian Government Web Archive.