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The Government is now operating in accordance with the Caretaker Conventions, pending the outcome of the 2022 federal election.
Information on Caretaker Conventions can be found on the Prime Minister and Cabinet website.

Biographical details—Michael Kingston

Michael Kingston, Australian Government Solicitor

Portrait of Michael Kingston

Michael Kingston commenced as the Australian Government Solicitor on Monday 5 December 2016.

He comes direct from his role as Chief Legal Officer of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), based in Melbourne. From 1989 to 2003, he was a Partner at Mallesons Stephen Jaques, practising in company and commercial law.

Previously, he has worked in England with Slaughter and May and in Papua New Guinea as a government lawyer. He has also been an in-house counsel at BHP.