An Act relating to the preservation and use of archival resources, and for related purposes.
Index page to the Attorney-General's annual reports. Reports are available in PDF format.
Links to the Department's portfolio budget statements.
The regulation of marriage celebrants in Australia is administered by the Attorney-General's Department. Includes information on the Marriage Celebrants Program, ongoing professional development, and legislation.
iPhone and iPod touch – An educational game, for middle year students, designed to get one thinking about storm preparation and disaster resilience.
Provides Links to downloads of the Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Act in various formats.
The de facto property regime brings property and spousal maintenance matters for separating de facto couples within the federal family law regime under the Family Law Act 1975.
The export of goods and technologies designed or adapted for use by armed forces, or that can be used in the production of defence related goods and services is subject to control under the Customs (Prohibited Export) Regulations, Regulation 13E. All items subject to control are listed in the Defence and Strategic Goods List (DSGL)
iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Android – Provides information about disaster related events and disaster resilience in Australia.
Provides information on the use of electronic communications in business and personal transactions.
An Act to facilitate electronic transactions, and for other purposes.
An Act to require certain Commonwealth authorities to promote equal opportunity in employment for women and persons in designated groups and for related purposes.
The Australian Attorney-General's Department provides policy advice on the family law system to the Australian Government. This site provides general information about the family law system including the following: children; marriage; family violence; dispute resolution, superannuation splitting laws and international family law.
The Family Law Council advises and makes recommendations to the Attorney-General about: the workings of the Family Law Act and other legislation relating to family law; the working of legal aid in relation to family law; and any other matters relating to family law.
Provides links to information and advice for children on family relationship issues. Covers keeping yourself safe, questions and answers about separation, and foster families.
An Act to give to members of the public rights of access to official documents of the Government of the Commonwealth and of its agencies.
The Attorney-General's Department is responsible for the laws setting out the requirements for getting married in Australia.
The Attorney-General's Department provides information related to getting married in Australia.
Provides general information on copyright in Australia. Also provides information on key legislation and other related websites.
Provides information on intercountry adoption and links to further information for parents with faqs, legislation and a list of further useful links.
Provides information on legal assistance programmes funded by the Department.
ComLaw provides links to the most requested items of Commonwealth legislation from the homepage.
Members of the public or organisations who want to use Australian Government copyright material need permission from the agency that published it. Each agency is now responsible for managing copyright for material it produces. Commonwealth Copyright Administration (CCA) has been disbanded.
An Act to make Provision for Long Service Leave in respect of Employees of the Commonwealth and certain other Persons, and for other purposes.
An Act to make provision for Maternity Leave in respect of Employees of the Commonwealth and certain other Persons, and for other purposes.
A free-to-air channel made by, for and about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Programs are primarily commissioned or acquired from the Indigenous production sector.
The Attorney-General's Department is responsible for the formulation and provision of legal and legal policy advice to the Federal Government on native title.
The Australian Government provides funding through the Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements ( NDRRA) to States and Territories to help pay for natural disaster relief and recovery costs.
Section 42 of the Marriage Act 1961 requires that a marriage shall not be solemnizes unless a notice in writing of the intended marriage, in the prescribed form, is given to the authorized celebrant solemnizing the marriage.
An Australia Law which regulates the handling of personal information about individuals.
Brings together information and advice from a range of Australian Government departments and agencies, in one handy booklet, to help all Australians stay safe and secure when using the internet – whether dealing with scams, spam, banking or bullying.
An Act about the governance, performance and accountability of, and the use and management of public resources by, the Commonwealth, Commonwealth entities and Commonwealth companies, and for related purposes.
An Act to provide for the establishment and management of the Australian Public Service, and for other purposes.
The purpose of the Regulations is to make necessary or appropriate provisions in relation to a range of matters for the purpose of giving effect to the provisions of the Act.
A statutory declaration is a written statement declared to be true in the presence of an authorised witness. A person wishing to make a statutory declaration in connection with a law of the Commonwealth or the Australian Capital Territory may use the form available from this page.
An Act to require certain employers to promote gender equality in the workplace, to establish the Workplace Gender Equality Agency and the office of the Director of Workplace Gender Equality, and for related purposes.