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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.
Have your say about chemical security
The Australian Government invites submissions on draft policy options to reduce the national security risks posed by 84 toxic chemicals of security concern.
Changes to the Marriage Celebrants Program
From 1 July 2014, fees and charges will apply for registered and prospective marriage celebrants.
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.
Online copyright infringement consultation
Submissions are invited
on proposals aimed to
address online copyright
infringement & to protect
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
Minister for Justice
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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 are open to individuals interested in temporary appointment as a Classification Board member.
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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