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The Government is now operating in accordance with the Caretaker Conventions, pending the outcome of the 2022 federal election.
Information on Caretaker Conventions can be found on the Prime Minister and Cabinet website.

Attorney-General's Department

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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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.

Apply for FEG assistance

Check your eligibility and submit a claim for assistance through the Fair Entitlements Guarantee.

Work at AGD

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

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Budget 2022-23

Federal Budget 2022–23

Attorney-General's portfolio Budget 2022–23 papers, resources and information.

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Superannuation splitting in family law

Find out more about the new measure to improve the visibility of superannuation assets in family law proceedings.

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Electronic execution of statutory declarations

Find out about temporary changes to statutory declaration signing and witnessing requirements.


Grant Opportunity

Apply for funding to provide new Children's Contact Services in selected locations

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.