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 About us

The Attorney-General's Department delivers programs and policies to maintain and improve Australia's law and justice framework, and to facilitate jobs growth through policies that promote fair, productive, flexible and safe workplaces. Through the Australian Government Solicitor, we also provide legal services to the Commonwealth, including legal advice and representation.

Our department is the central policy and coordinating element of the Attorney-General's portfolio.

Our department is structured into five groups:

  • Australian Government Solicitor
  • Legal Services and Families
  • Integrity and International
  • Industrial Relations
  • Enabling Services.

Organisational structure

The department's organisational structure is available to download below:

Corporate Plan

The Attorney-General's Department Corporate Plan 2019-23 sets out our priorities and key initiatives over the coming years. It is available to download below:

Our 2018-19 annual report will be tabled in the near future and reports our results against the performance indicators outlined in our 2018-22 corporate plan:

Broader Horizons: Agile Global Diverse

Broader Horizons: Agile Global Diverse is the Attorney-General's Department's strategic workforce plan for 2017 to 2020. The plan responds to the challenges we are facing and positions the department to deliver its objectives by focusing on the workforce capabilities needed today and into the future.

Annual reports and Budgets are available from our Publications section.