We work to maintain and improve Australia's law and justice framework. Through the Australian Government Solicitor, we also provide legal services to the Commonwealth, including legal advice and representation.
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Get a stat dec form
Download a Word or PDF copy of a Commonwealth statutory declaration form. You can also fill in a stat dec online.
Find out who can get married in Australia, and what you need to do before and after you get married.
Find out about anti-discrimination
Find out about the protections available under Australia’s federal anti-discrimination laws.
News and updates
Native Title Act sunsetting instruments review and consultation
Have your say on remaking Native title Act legislative instruments
Electronic Transaction Act Consultation
Share your views on the effectiveness of Australia's electronic transaction legal framework.
Statutory declarations online
Fill in and download a Commonwealth statutory declaration form using our online form.
Review of Commonwealth secrecy provisions
Have your say on the review of secrecy provisions across Commonwealth laws.
Work for the AGD
Find out more about current opportunities to work at the Attorney General’s Department.
Federal administrative review changes
Read about the reform of Australia's system of federal administrative review.
Families and marriage
We help to deliver a supportive and accessible family law system. We also provide guidance about getting married in Australia and information for marriage celebrants.
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.