(AGD)
Attorney-General's
The Attorney-General's Department delivers programs and policies to maintain and improve Australia's law and justice framework. Through the Australian Government Solicitor, we also provide legal services to the Commonwealth (including legal advice and representation). Our department is the central policy and coordinating element of the Attorney-General's portfolio. Our department is structured into three groups: • Australian Government Solicitor • Civil Justice and Corporate • Criminal Justice and National Security.

Sections

Further information

  • Type of Body

    A. Non Corporate Commonwealth Entity

  • GFS Sector Classification

    GGS

  • Established By / Under

    Constitution and Administrative Arrangement Orders

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    Yes

  • Classification

    A. Principal

  • Materiality

    Material

  • GFS Function / Sector Reported

    Social Security and Welfare;Public Order and Safety

  • PS Act Body

    Yes - Department

  • Auditor

    ANAO

  • Creation Date

    1 January 1901

Current single executive appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Solicitor-General Dr. Stephen Donaghue QC 16 January 2017 15 January 2022

Enquiry Lines

Title Phone Number Hours of Operation Description
National Security Hotline 1800 123 400 24 hrs/day - 7 days/week Report activities relevant to national security.
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