Attorney-General's Department

Attorney-General's Department

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. 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, for which the Attorney-General and the Minister for Justice and Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Counter-Terrorism are responsible.‚Äč

Our mission is achieving a just and secure society.

Our strategic aims are:

  • building a safe, secure and resilient Australia
  • protecting and promoting the rule of law.

Find out more about the department’s strategic priorities in our corporate plan.

Read more about the work of the department at the Attorney-General’s Department website.

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