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Strengthening organisational resilience in Australia
The Organisational Resilience website is a valuable resource for businesses and individuals seeking to discover and grow their resilience potential. The site provides access to publications, events, tools, and links to our resilience partners.
Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption
Legal financial assistance is available to eligible individuals to cover reasonable costs relating to the provision of testimony before the Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption. Witness expenses are available to all witnesses.
A smart, secure and efficient solution for Australian businesses
The Document Verification Service (DVS) is now available to eligible Australian businesses to verify information on driver licences, passports, visas and Medicare cards with the issuing agency.
Changes to the Marriage Celebrants Program
From 1 July 2014, fees and charges will apply for registered and prospective marriage celebrants.
Living Safe Together
The Australian Government is working with communities to counter violent extremism and address the threat of radicalisation.
Protect your identity
Reduce the risk of becoming a victim of identity theft and know what to do if your identity is stolen.
Commonwealth tribunals reform
From 1 July 2015, five of Australia's key Commonwealth external merits review agencies will be merged.
Ministry for the Arts
We develop and
administer programs and policies that encourage excellence in art, support
for cultural heritage and public access to arts and culture.
Security in Government Conference 2014
Our department will host the 26th SIG conference from 1-3 September 2014.
Indigenous Legal Professional Award and Indigenous Law Student Prize
We congratulate two Indigenous Australians working and studying in the legal profession.
Access to Justice
Australian National Security
Attorney-General and Minister for the Arts
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Online copyright infringement—public consultation
Closing Monday, 1 September 2014
Defence Abuse Response Taskforce
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Classification Board temporary member register
Applications to individuals interested in temporary appointment as a Classification Board member closed on 15 August 2014.
2014 Indigenous Legal Professional Award and Indigenous Law Student Prize winners announced
Congratulations to this year’s recipients, Ms Cheryl Orr and Miss Sara Wood.
Intercountry adoption – South Korea
On 10 June 2014, representatives of the Australian Central Authority met with representatives of Eastern Social Welfare Society via video conference.
Evaluation of the Family Relationship Centre legal assistance partnerships program
A report commissioned by the department and carried out by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.
Published 28 May 2014
Report on the Operation of the War Crimes Act 1945 to 30 June 2013
This report provides information on the operation of the War Crimes Act 1945 to June 2013.
Published 11 April 2014
Commonwealth legal services expenditure
Australian Government agencies require legal services for a range of different reasons.
Published 21 February 2014
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