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What does COAG stand for?

COAG stands for Council of Australian Governments

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His Directorships and political representation have included: - Chair of the NSW Local Government Superannuation; - Director of Chifley Financial Services; - Director of Hawkesbridge Private Equity; - President of the Local Government Association of New South Wales (of which he is now Patron); - President of the Australian Local Government Association and Director; and - Member of the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) and a member of numerous Ministerial Councils.
The Council of Australian Governments accordingly asked the Commission to conduct a follow-up review, with a focus on problem gambling and the scope to consider other aspects of the industry.
Background On 30 April 2009, the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) agreed to create a National Legal Profession Reform Taskforce (Taskforce) to establish a nationally uniform set of laws and rules governing the legal profession in Australia.
Last year the Council of Australian Governments, in a Jobs Compact with young Australians committed to increasing the Year 12 retention level to 90 percent, by requiring anyone aged under 17 to be in full-time school, work or training, and to requiring people under the age of 21 who do not have Year 12 to be in education or training before they can receive Youth Allowance.
This reality has been recognised by the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) in their 2009 National Partnership Agreement on Energy Efficiency, which states, 'Improving energy efficiency will also help to lower the energy intensity of the Australian economy overall, and this, together with a decrease in the emissions intensity of the production of that energy, will be the main contributor to Australia's carbon abatement'.
In June of 1993, the Council of Australian Governments merged a number of ministerial councils resulting in the formation of the Ministerial Council on Education, Employment, Training and Youth Affairs (MCEETYA).