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
We are inviting public submissions on the Commonwealth Integrity Commission exposure draft legislation. Submissions close 12 February 2021.
The government has released the unclassified report of the Comprehensive Review of the National Intelligence Community, undertaken by Mr Dennis Richardson AC, and the government response.
A range of public submissions received in response to the issues paper for the review of the Privacy Act 1988 are now published.
We are inviting public submissions on our discussion paper: The bankruptcy system and the impacts of coronavirus (COVID-19). Submissions close 12 February 2021.
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 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.