Skip to main content

Important COVID-19 information
Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the Attorney-General’s Department: Find out how our services are being delivered and how you can access them. For the latest COVID-19 news, updates and advice from the Australian Government, visit

Control orders and preventative detention orders annual reports


National security
Publication date

Reports from 2017-18 onward can be found on the Australian National Security website.

The Minister for Home Affairs, as the Minister responsible for the AFP, is required by sections 104.29 and 105.47 of the Criminal Code to provide an annual report in respect of control orders and preventative detention orders made during the year. Until 2017, it was the responsibility of the Attorney-General to ensure the provision of these reports. Following the creation of the Home Affairs portfolio, this responsibility was assumed by the Minister for Home Affairs.