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2015 Resilient Australia Award winners announced
The Resilient Australia Awards is a national program to recognise and promote initiatives which strengthen community disaster resilience across the nation, making our communities safer, stronger, more resilient and better prepared to manage any emergency.
Safer Streets Programme
This programme focuses on improving community safety through local crime prevention initiatives. Applications for this second funding round close on 2 March 2016.
Keep Australia safe from cybercrime
The Australian Cybercrime Online Reporting Network (ACORN) website provides the public with an easy and secure way to report cybercrime, and information about how to recognise and avoid common types of cybercrime.
National Organised Crime Response Plan
Serious and organised crime is a national security threat that costs Australia at least $15 billion each year.
German Referendar Program
We offer participants an opportunity to work on policy and legislative projects in our department for up to three months.
Australian Government Solicitor
We are your partners in government law. AGS works with you to ensure your work is legally solid, defensible and deliverable.
Attorney-General’s Department Corporate Plan
Our department’s 2015-16 corporate plan sets out our priorities and key initiatives over the coming year.
Forced marriage is a
a form of gender-based violence and an abuse of human rights.
Service providers in
Australia will be subject
to the data retention
13 October 2015.
Australian National Security
Minister for Justice and Minister Assisting the Prime Minister on Counter-Terrorism
Assistant Minister for Multicultural Affairs
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Serious data breach notification
Closing Friday, 4 March 2016
Defence Abuse Response Taskforce
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Secretary’s Review of Commonwealth Legal Services
Public submissions on Issues Paper 2 close on 14 March 2016.
Attorney-General’s Department 2014-15 Annual Report
Our department’s 2014-15 annual report is now available.
International family law and children
The Hague Child Abduction Convention entered into force between Australia and the Republic of Korea on 1 June 2015.
Australian Government response to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee report: Work undertaken by the Australian Federal Police's Oil for Food Taskforce
The Australian Government has tabled its response to the Senate committee report: Work undertaken by the Australian Federal Police's Oil for Food Taskforce – February 2016.
Published 3 February 2016
Australian Government response to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs report: Roundtable on Surrogacy
Australian Government response to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs report: Roundtable on Surrogacy – December 2015.
Published 3 December 2015
Report on the Operation of the War Crimes Act 1945 to 30 June 2015
This report provides information on the operation of the War Crimes Act 1945 to June 2015.
Published 13 November 2015
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