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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.

Significant issues reporting template

Legal services
Publication date

Entities are required to report as soon as possible on issues arising in the delivery of legal services, especially the handling of claims and litigation. Once a matter has been reported as significant, entities are required to provide updates on the progress of those issues and significant claims are not to be settled without the Attorney-General's prior agreement.