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2016 Native Title Officer funding scheme
Applications are now open for grants to organisations to assist with the cost of a native title officer. Native title officers help facilitate the efficient and effective resolution of native title claims.
2015 Resilient Australia Award winners announced
The Resilient Australia Awards is a national program to recognise and promote initiatives which strengthen community disaster resilience across the nation, making our communities safer, stronger, more resilient and better prepared to manage any emergency.
Identity crime in Australia
Identity crime is one of the most prevalent crimes in Australia and costs the nation an estimated $2 billion per year. The impacts are far reaching and affect not only individuals, but also public and private sector businesses and organisations.
Keep 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.
National Organised Crime Response Plan
Serious and organised crime is a national security threat that costs Australia at least $15 billion each year.
German Referendar Program
We offer participants an opportunity to work on policy and legislative projects in our department for up to three months.
Australian Government Solicitor
We are your partners in government law. AGS works with you to ensure your work is legally solid, defensible and deliverable.
Attorney-General’s Department Corporate Plan
Our department’s 2015-16 corporate plan sets out our priorities and key initiatives over the coming year.
Forced marriage is a
a form of gender-based violence and an abuse of human rights.
Service providers in
Australia will be subject
to the data retention
13 October 2015.
Australian National Security
Minister for Justice and Minister Assisting the Prime Minister on Counter-Terrorism
Assistant Minister for Multicultural Affairs
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Defence Abuse Response Taskforce
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Secretary’s Review of Commonwealth Legal Services
Public submissions on Issues Paper 1 close on 11 December 2015.
Attorney-General’s Department 2014-15 Annual Report
Our department’s 2014-15 annual report is now available.
International family law and children
The Hague Child Abduction Convention entered into force between Australia and the Republic of Korea on 1 June 2015.
Report on the Operation of the War Crimes Act 1945 to 30 June 2015
This report provides information on the operation of the War Crimes Act 1945 to June 2015.
Published 13 November 2015
Universal Periodic Review 2015 – submission of Australia’s National Report
Australia has submitted its National Report to the United Nations as part of the 2015 Universal Periodic Review of Australia’s human rights record.
Published 5 August 2015
Government response – Access all areas
House of Representatives Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs’ report Access All Areas
Published 23 March 2015
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