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Title: Figure 1: Organisation structure linked to programs at 30 June 2018

The department's purpose is to achieve a just and secure society through the maintenance and improvement of Australia's law, justice, security and integrity frameworks.

The department’s Secretary is Chris Moraitis PSM.

The department has three operational groups:

Australian Government Solicitor

The Australian Government Solicitor is Michael Kingston. The Chief Operating Officer is Louise Vardanega.

  • Program 1.3 Australian Government Solicitor

Civil Justice and Corporate Services Group

The Deputy Secretary of the Civil Justice and Corporate Services Group is Iain Anderson. This Group is responsible for:

  • Civil Law Unit (Alana Fraser, Acting)
    • Program 1.1 Civil Justice and Legal Services Operating Expenses
  • Office of Constitutional Law (David Lewis)
    • Program 1.1 Civil Justice and Legal Services Operating Expenses
  • Office of International Law (Anne Sheehan, Acting)
    • Program 1.1 Civil Justice and Legal Services, Operating Expenses
  • Civil Justice Policy and Programs Division (Cameron Gifford)
    • Program 1.1 Civil Justice and Legal Services Operating Expenses
    • Program 1.4 Justice Services
    • Program 1.5 Family Relationships
    • Program 1.6 Indigenous Legal and Native Title Assistance
  • Corporate Services Division (Stephen Lutze)
  • Human Resources (Helen Daniels)
  • Information Division (Stephen Andrew)
  • Strategy and Delivery Division (Liz Quinn, Acting)
  • Machinery of Government Taskforce (Lucinda Atkinson, Acting)
  • Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry (Toni Pirani)
    • Program 1.9 Royal Commissions

Criminal Justice and National Security Group
The Deputy Secretary of the Criminal Justice Group is Sarah Chidgey (Acting). This Group is responsible for:

  • International Cooperation Division (Susan Robertson, Acting)
    • Program 1.2 National Security and Criminal Justice, Operating Expenses
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  • Computer Emergency Response Team Australia (Georgia Conduit, Acting)
    • Program 1.2 National Security and Criminal Justice, Operating Expenses
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  • Security and Criminal Law Division (Anna Harmer)
    • Program 1.2 National Security and Criminal Justice, Operating Expenses