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.
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
Government appointed boards
Other boards and structures