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Simplifying property provisions in family law

We are seeking submissions on approaches to simplifying the property provisions in the Family Law Act 1975. Submissions close 9 July 2021

Budget 2021-22

Budget 2021–22

Read a copy of the Attorney-General’s Portfolio Budget Statements 2021–22.

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Public consultation for the Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide

We are inviting feedback to inform the Terms of Reference for the recently announced Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide.

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Consultation on a National Register of Enduring Powers of Attorney

We are seeking submissions on possible arrangements for a National Register of Enduring Powers of Attorney

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.

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Acknowledgement of Country - Aboriginal Art Kangaroo

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.