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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Download a Word or PDF copy of a Commonwealth statutory declaration form (also known as a stat dec form).
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
The Australian Government is committed to keeping all Australians safe from online harm. You can provide feedback to the House Select Committee's inquiry into online harms, including proposed measures in the Bill.
We are seeking submissions on the Privacy Act Review Discussion Paper and the exposure draft of the Online Privacy Bill.
The Religious Discrimination Bill, and associated legislation, will ensure Australians are protected from discrimination on the basis of religious belief or activity.
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 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as custodians of Australia and pay our respects to Elders, past and present. We also acknowledge the ongoing connection to land, sea and communities throughout Australia, and the contributions to the lives of all Australians.