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Royal Commission into the Detention of Children in the Northern Territory
The Royal Commission has been established to enable the swift inquiry into the treatment of children detained in detention facilities and child protection in the Northern Territory.
Budget papers for the Attorney-General’s Department are now available.
Boosting disaster resilience
A new $1 million scholarship fund has been announced by the Australian Government to provide education development opportunities to emergency management volunteers.
AML/CTF regime review
The statutory review of Australia’s AML/CTF regime is now complete. The findings of the review are set out in the Report on the Statutory Review of the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006 and Associated Rules and Regulations.
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.
Countering violent extremism
We're working together to prevent the use of violence to achieve ideological, religious or political goals and address the social impacts of violent extremism.
Forced marriage is a
a form of gender-based violence and an abuse of human rights.
Firearms import tests
Our department administers a range of import tests for firearms and firearm-related articles.
Australian National Security
Minister for Justice and Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Counter-Terrorism
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Defence Abuse Response Taskforce
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Australian Human Rights Commission vacancy
Applications for the position of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner are now open.
Australian Institute of Family Studies scoping study on elder abuse final report
Our department commissioned the Australian Institute of Family Studies to conduct a study on the nature, prevalence, impacts and responses to elder abuse. The final report is now available.
Secretary’s Review of Commonwealth Legal Services
Public submissions on Issues Paper 2 closed on 14 March 2016.
Commonwealth legal services expenditure
Australian Government agencies require legal services for a range of different reasons.
Published 18 February 2016
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
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