Government Publications: Government Reports

A brief guide to locating federal and state government publication for Australia, and selected other countries.

Finding Australian Government publications

Recent Australian Government publications are nearly all available online on Department/Agency websites under a Publications tab and can be accessed by  Google or other search engines. 

For earlier Government Publications see below

Annual reports

Annual Reports

  • Excellent source of information about Government  Department/Agency activity, including budget and statistical information.
  • Recent Annual reports are readily available online on Government Department/Agency websites
  • For earlier Annual Reports, use Library 'Search'. Select Advanced Search, and key in the Department/Agency name, and 'Report'. If the annual report is not in the library catalogue it should be in the Parliamentary Papers series.
  • For any help locating Annual Reports, Contact the Library.