Attorney-General's Department

3-5 National Circuit, Barton ACT 2600
(02) 6141 6666
(02) 6141 2553

The Attorney-General's Department was one of the original departments established at Federation in 1901. It serves the Attorney-General and the Minister for Home Affairs and provides policy advice and services to the Commonwealth in the following main areas: administrative, constitutional, civil, family and international law, international crime cooperation, Indigenous legal justice, law reform, bankruptcy estate administration and regulation, Commonwealth courts and tribunals, legal aid, native title, national and international human rights issues, censorship, criminal law and law enforcement, national security, emergency management, some aspects of customs and border control.


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