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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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- On 5 May 2016 the Commonwealth and Northern Territory governments signed an agreement for the full rollout of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), one of the largest social policy reforms in Australia’s history.
- On 27 April 2016, the Commonwealth and Western Australian governments signed agreements to extend the current National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) trials to July 2017 and expand those trials to additional locations in the state. As part of these agreements, the Commonwealth and Western Australia governments have set the target to finalise arrangements for the state wide roll out of the NDIS in Western Australia by October 2016, with the rollout expected to start on 1 July 2017.
- On 31 March, the Council of Australian Governments: report on performance 2016 was released. This report provides a single, streamlined source of information on progress towards COAG’s key commitments.