- On 14 February 2016, the Closing the Gap - The Prime Minister's Report 2017 was released. This is the 9th Closing the Gap Report produced since targets were set by the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) in 2008.
- The Commonwealth and Western Australian governments have signed a bilateral agreement on local delivery of the National Disability Insurance Scheme in WA
- The Preliminary Report of the Independent Review into the Future Security of the National Electricity Market has been released.
- The Communique from the COAG Meeting 9 December is now available.