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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.

Specialist Domestic Violence Units and Health Justice Partnerships

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2018 announcement of funding to continue the existing Commonwealth-funded specialist domestic violence units (DVUs) and health justice partnerships (HJPs) across Australia, and expand them to provide integrated financial advice, counselling and literacy services to women.