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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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National Anti-Corruption Commission legislation

Find out more about the Bills introduced to Parliament to establish the National Anti-Corruption Commission.

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Consultation on the draft National Principles

Contribute to a shared national understanding of coercive control by providing your feedback on the draft National Principles to Address Coercive Control.

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Optus data breach

Find out about the services and support available if you think you have been affected by the recent Optus data breach.

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Consultation on the Federal Court Amendment Bill

Have your say on amendments to expand the Federal Court’s jurisdiction in relation to corporate crime.

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.