We work to maintain and improve Australia's law and justice framework, and facilitate jobs growth through policies that promote fair, productive, flexible and safe workplaces.
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Find out who can get married in Australia, and what you need to do before and after you get married.
Check your eligibility and submit a claim for assistance through the Fair Entitlements Guarantee.
News and updates
We are seeking submissions on approaches to simplifying the property provisions in the Family Law Act 1975. Submissions close 9 July 2021
We are looking to fill a range of vacancies in response to new measures announced in the recent Budget. Find out how to apply.
We are seeking submissions on possible arrangements for a National Register of Enduring Powers of Attorney
The Australian Government is seeking submissions on guaranteeing a minimum return of class action proceeds to class members. Submissions close on 28 June 2021.
Families and marriage
Rights and protections
We advise on policies and laws to help people enjoy a life where their rights are respected and protected.
We acknowledge the traditional custodians of Australia and acknowledge their continuing connection to land, sea and community. We pay our respects to the people, the cultures and the elders past, present and emerging.