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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.

Implementation Plan

Elder abuse
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The National Plan provides a framework for coordinated action across Commonwealth and state/territory governments over four years from 2019 to 2023 and reflects the commitment of all governments to act now to support the rights of older Australians.