The Attorney-General's Department delivers programs and policies to maintain and improve Australia's law and justice framework, and strengthen our national security and emergency management. The department is the central policy and coordinating element of the Attorney-General's portfolio, for which the Attorney-General and the Minister for Justice are responsible. The department is structured into four groups to effectively and efficiently deliver programs against strategic aims and broader portfolio objectives: - National Security and Emergency Management Group - Civil Justice and Corporate Group - Criminal Justice Group, and - the Australian Government Solicitor. As of 1 July 2015, the department includes the Australian Government Solicitor.
3-5 National Circuit
Barton ACT 2600Australia
Type of Body
A. Non Corporate Commonwealth Entity
GFS Sector Classification
Established By / Under
Constitution and Administrative Arrangement Orders
Annual Report Prepared and tabled?
GFS Function / Sector Reported
Social Security and Welfare;Public Order and Safety
PS Act Body
Yes - Department
1 January 1901
Current single executive appointments