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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.

Service of Australian civil legal documents overseas (outgoing requests)

Private international law
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This document provides information on options for service of documents overseas including Hague Service Convention, Bilateral treaties with other countries, Diplomatic Channels and Private process servers, local agents and via post.