The Attorney-General’s Department serves the people of Australia by upholding the rule of law and providing support to the Australian Government to maintain and improve our systems for law and justice, national security, emergency management, and natural disaster relief.
Our department is the central policy and coordinating element of the Attorney-General’s portfolio, for which the Attorney-General; the Minister for Home Affairs and Justice; and the Parliamentary Secretary to the Attorney-General are responsible.
Our mission is achieving a just and secure society.
Our strategic aims are:
- building a safe, secure and resilient Australia
- protecting and promoting the rule of law.
Find out more about the department’s strategic priorities in our strategic plan.
Read more about the work of the department in our Attorney-General’s Department fact sheet.