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Emergency Management Australia Podcast
Our latest episode features the Director-General of Emergency Management Australia, what it’s like to be an SES volunteer and the importance of effective communication in bushfire preparedness and response.
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.
Measuring identity crime in Australia
The cost of identity crime is estimated to exceed $1.6 billion dollars yearly. The National Identity Crime and Misuse Measurement Framework project systematically measures the size, nature and consequences of identity crime at the national level.
Keeping Australia safe from cybercrime
The Australian Cybercrime Online Reporting Network (ACORN) website provides the public with an easy and secure way to report cybercrime, and information about how to recognise and avoid common types of cybercrime.
Graduate program applications now open
Applications are now open for the Attorney-General’s Department Graduate Program. We are seeking highly motivated and enthusiastic graduates to join our 2016 program. Applications close 8 April 2015.
National Strategy for Disaster Resilience
The National Strategy for Disaster Resilience supports a whole-of-nation, resilience-based approach to disaster management.
Bribery of a public foreign official is a serious criminal offence that carries heavy penalties.
Marriage forms consultation
We are reviewing forms used under the
Marriage Act 1961
Marriage Regulations 1963.
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.
Forced marriage is a
a form of gender-based violence and an abuse of human rights.
Partnering for resilience
Registration is now
open for this year’s Critical
Conference on 21-22 May 2015.
Access to Justice
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Defence Abuse Response Taskforce
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The Convention Providing a Uniform Law on the Form of an International Will 1973 entered into force for Australia on 10 March 2015.
The upfront capital cost of the proposed data retention regime to all of business has been estimated by PwC to be between $188.8 million and $319.1 million, which is less than 1 per cent of the $43 billion in revenue generated by the telecommunications industry annually.
Directory of Countering Violent Extremism Intervention Services
We are calling on a wide range of community and professional service providers to apply for inclusion in our newly created directory.
Government response – Access all areas
House of Representatives Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs’ report Access All Areas
Published 23 March 2015
Attorney-General’s Portfolio Annual Deregulation Report 2014
In conjunction with 2015 Autumn Repeal Day on 18 March 2015, the Attorney-General’s Department published its Annual Deregulation Report 2014.
Published 18 March 2015
Government response to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee Report “Current investigative processes and powers of the Australian Federal Police in relation to non-criminal matters”
On 10 February 2015 the Government tabled its response.
Published 10 February 2015
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