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The Australian Government has made changes to functions overseen by the Attorney-General's Department and Department of Home Affairs. These changes involve the transfers of:

  • identity and biometrics functions into the Attorney-General's Department
  • protective security policy and government and major event security functions to the Department of Home Affairs.

Statutory appointments

Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) – CEO

The Australian Government is seeking applications from suitably qualified people for appointment as the CEO of the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission. The successful candidate will also be appointed as the Director of the Australian Institute of Criminology.

Read more about the CEO and Director roles and how to apply

Appointments to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal

The Australian Government announced on 16 December 2022 that it will abolish the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) and replace it with a new federal administrative review body. This page provides information on appointment opportunities for the AAT and for the new administrative review body.

Read more about the Administrative Appeals Tribunal roles and how to apply

National Anti-Corruption Commission – Deputy Commissioner

The Australian Government is seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified people for appointment as a Deputy Commissioner of the National Anti-Corruption Commission. The successful candidate will be the third Deputy Commissioner appointed to the Commission.

Read more about the National Anti-Corruption Commission and how to apply

International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes – Arbitrator and Conciliator Panels – Member designation

The Australian Government is seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified people for designations to the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) arbitrator and conciliator panels.

Read more about the Designated Panel Member role and how to apply

Australian Human Rights Commission

The Australian Government is seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified people for appointment as the Australian Human Rights Commission President and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner.

Read more about the president role and how to apply

Read more about the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner role and how to apply