Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions
The Office of the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions (CDPP) is an independent prosecution service established by Parliament to prosecute alleged offences against Commonwealth law. The CDPP provides an effective, ethical, high quality and independent criminal prosecution service for Australia in accordance with the Prosecution Policy of the Commonwealth.
Type of Body
A. Non Corporate Commonwealth Entity
GFS Sector Classification
Established By / Under
Act / Regulation
Established By/Under More info
Director of Public Prosecutions Act 1983
Annual Report Prepared and tabled?
GFS Function / Sector Reported
Public Order and Safety
PS Act Body
Yes - Statutory Agency with Dual Staffing Powers
5 March 1984
GPO Box 3104, Canberra ACT 2601