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 Social media

The Attorney-General’s Department uses a range of social media channels to interact with the Australian and international community.

We use our Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and LinkedIn accounts to distribute and share information relating to our department. We monitor our social media accounts and will respond to genuine enquiries during business hours, 9.00am to 5.00pm AEST, Monday to Friday.

Connect with us

We manage the following accounts:

Facebook

Twitter

LinkedIn

YouTube

Terms of use

By accessing our social media pages, you agree to comply with the terms and conditions of that social media platform and these terms of use. We do not endorse or support the comments, opinions or statements posted by users on our social media accounts. Any information or material placed online by users, including advice and opinions, is the view and responsibility of those users and does not represent the views of our department.

Journalists seeking an official response from the department should contact media@ag.gov.au.

As a user of our social media sites, you may express your views, comments, ideas, insights, and criticisms about the department.

When using our social media sites, please ensure you: 

  • protect your personal privacy and that of others by not including inappropriate personal information of either yourself or of others in your posts to the wall (for example, names, email addresses, private addresses or phone numbers)
  • represent your own views and not impersonate or falsely represent any other person
  • do not be abusive, harass or threaten others
  • do not make defamatory or libellous comments
  • do not use insulting, provocative, offensive or hateful language
  • do not post material that infringes the intellectual property rights of others
  • do not post multiple versions of the same view make excessive postings on a particular issue
  • do not promote commercial interests
  • do not include internet addresses, links to websites or email addresses
  • do not make unproven or unsupported accusations against individuals or organisations
  • do not engage in or encourage conduct that may or would constitute a criminal offence or give rise to civil liability, or that otherwise violates any local, provincial, national or international law or regulation anywhere in the world
  • do not incite hatred on the basis of any personal characteristic, including on the basis of race, gender, marital or domestic status, disability, sexuality or age
  • do not identify matters that are the subject of legal proceedings or would break a court order
  • do not make comments that are irrelevant to the topic being discussed.

We reserve the right to immediately remove any content that we consider is in breach of our terms of use, and may also block or delete users.

Our department may change this policy at any time.