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Attorney-General's Department

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.

Get married

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.

Work at AGD

Find out more about working with us and how to apply for a position.

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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.

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Review of Commonwealth secrecy provisions

Have your say on the review of secrecy provisions across Commonwealth laws.

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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.

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Acknowledgement of Country - Aboriginal Art Kangaroo

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.