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National Plan to Combat Cybercrime
Our department has led the development of a National Plan to Combat Cybercrime, in consultation with Australian Government agencies; and state and territory agencies.
Access to Justice
There are many ways to resolve disputes. The Access to Justice website can help you understand what options you have, and who can help you both locally and around Australia.
Commencement of the Trans-Tasman proceedings regime
Australia and New Zealand have introduced a regime to streamline the processes for managing and resolving civil and criminal proceedings that span both countries.
Whaling in the Antarctic litigation
The government has initiated legal action against Japanese whaling.
National Strategy for Disaster Resilience
This strategy supports a whole-of-nation approach to preparing for, managing and recovering from disasters.
Protecting your identity
This booklet can help you prevent becoming a victim of identity theft and what to do if your identity has been stolen.
Review of Freedom of Information laws
The FOI Report prepared by former public servant and diplomat, Dr Allan Hawke AC, is now available.
National Security Hotline
If you notice something
that doesn't feel quite
right call 1800 1234 00
Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse
Assistance for people engaging with the Royal Commission
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Statutory Review of the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act (Cth) 2006
Closing Friday, 28 February 2014
Review of Technological Protection Measure Exceptions Made Under the Copyright Act 1968
Defence Abuse Response Taskforce
Inquiry into Potential Reforms of National Security Legislation
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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.
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
Australian Government Guidelines on the Recognition of Sex and Gender
The Australian Government Guidelines on the Recognition of Sex and Gender standardise the evidence required for a person to establish or change their sex or gender in personal records held by Australian Government departments and agencies.
Published 30 May 2013
Review of Australia’s Female Genital Mutilation legal framework - Final Report
Review of Australia’s Female Genital Mutilation legal framework
Published 24 May 2013
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