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Families and marriage
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Changes to the Marriage Celebrants Program
From 1 July 2014, fees and charges will apply for registered and prospective marriage celebrants.
Have your say: reforms to the Racial Discrimination Act
The Australian Government is interested in hearing from all stakeholders on proposed amendments to the Racial Discrimination Act.
Emergency Management Australia Podcast
This podcast covers the latest issues in emergency management, from dealing with bushfires, cyclones, earthquakes and tsunamis, to complex policy development or program delivery issues.
2015 Graduate Program applications now open
If you're looking to develop a challenging and rewarding career in a legal, policy or corporate area—apply now for our 2015 Graduate Program.
Applications now open for the 2014 Indigenous Legal Professional Award and Indigenous Law Student Prize
Each year the department funds an award and a prize to recognise the achievements of Indigenous Australians working or studying in the legal profession.
Enhancing privacy protection
Significant changes to the
Privacy Act 1988
which strengthen privacy protection in Australia commenced on 12 March 2014.
Reforms to the Racial Discrimination Act
The Government is interested in hearing from all stakeholders on proposed amendments to the Racial Discrimination Act.
Royal Commission into the Home Insulation Program
Find out more about assistance for people engaging with the Royal Commission.
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.
Critical Infrastructure Resilience Conference 2014
Our department will host the fourth Critical Infrastructure Resilience Conference from 22–23 May 2014.
Review of the Personal Property Securities Act
Submissions are sought from interested organisations and individuals on the operation of the PPS Act.
Access to Justice
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Attorney-General and Minister for the Arts
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Statutory review of the Personal Property Securities Act 2009
Closing Friday, 6 June 2014
Amendments to the Racial Discrimination Act 1975
Closing Wednesday, 30 April 2014
Defence Abuse Response Taskforce
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2013 Indigenous Legal Professional Award and Indigenous Law Student Prize recipients
Our department has recognised the achievements of two Indigenous Australians working and studying in the legal profession.
Privacy Act amendments
A Privacy Regulations Position Paper that supports amendments to the Privacy Act 1988 is now available.
CERT Australia Cyber Crime and Security Survey Report
A survey of results about how cyber incidents are affecting the businesses that partner with CERT Australia is now available.
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
Customs Reform Board – First Report – June 2013
The Customs Reform Board was established by the Minister for Home Affairs and Justice, the Hon Jason Clare MP, on 20 December 2012 to advise on reform of the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service.
Published 3 July 2013
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