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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.

Application form for Legal Financial Assistance

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This form is to be completed by applicants seeking assistance for legal and related expenses from the Commonwealth under statutory schemes and certain non-statutory schemes administered by the Attorney-General’s Department.