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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.

Parental child abduction

Family Law Council report - January 1998

Family law
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In this report, the council considers issues relating to parental child abduction including criminal offences.