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Aliases
ATTORNEY€GENERAL'S
Attorney-General's Department
PORTFOLIO OF THE ATTORNEY‐GENERAL'S DEPARTMENT
THE ATTORNEY‐GENERAL'S DEPARTMENT
Portfolio

Lead Body
Yes
Employment Arrangements
Enabling legislation

Annual report prepared under section 46 of the PGPA Act.
Additional annual report requirement
No

Section 35 of the PGPA Act applies
Yes
Section 35(3) of the PGPA Act applies
Yes

Outcome #1: A just and secure society through the maintenance and improvement of Australia's law, justice, security and integrity frameworks.
# Program Body Contribution
1.1 Attorney-General's Department Operating Expenses- Legal Services and Families Attorney-General's Department

This program contributes to the outcome by supporting the Australian Government's engagement in legal issues, protecting and promoting the rule of law, strengthening policy decisions, and ensuring an accessible, effective and efficient justice system.

1.2 Attorney-General's Department Operating Expenses-National Security, Integrity and International Attorney-General's Department

This program contributes to the outcome by supporting the Australian Government's engagement in legal and security issues, promoting and protecting the rule of law, strengthening policy decisions, promoting accountability, and improving the safety of the Australian community.

1.3 Australian Government Solicitor Attorney-General's Department

This program contributes to the outcome by supporting the Attorney-General as First Law Officer and chief legal adviser to Cabinet, and providing expert legal advice and assistance to Australian Government entities, protecting and promoting the rule of law, and promoting the fair and efficient resolution of disputes involving the Australian Government.

1.4 Justice Services Attorney-General's Department

This program contributes to the outcome by ensuring an effective and efficient justice system, and improving outcomes for vulnerable people facing disadvantage by ensuring their access to legal representation and associated services.

1.5 Family Relationships Attorney-General's Department

This program contributes to the outcome by ensuring an effective and efficient justice system through the provision of services aimed at improving the wellbeing of separating and separated families, and providing alternatives to litigating disputes over property and parenting arrangements for children.

1.6 Criminal Justice Attorney-General's Department

Administer and implement programs and services.

1.9 Royal Commissions Attorney-General's Department

This program contributes to the outcome by improving outcomes for vulnerable people and contributing to maintaining public confidence in the Australian Government's ability to protect and promote the rule of law.

# Program Body Contribution
1.1 Australian Bureau of Statistics Australian Bureau of Statistics

The Attorney-General's Department is supported by these partner agencies in ensuring a just and secure society, including an effective and efficient justice system, through: enhancement and collection of legal assistance data supporting native title representative bodies and native title service providers and prescribed bodies corporate within the native title system administration of programs to support persons experiencing or fleeing violence or abuse, including domestic and family violence, human trafficking and modern slavery administering or delivering funding to: support access to justice, including access to justice for Indigenous people and resolution of family matters support state and territory efforts to improve justice outcomes for First Nations Australians through the Indigenous Advancement Strategy provide free legal support to organisations assisting survivors of institutional child sexual abuse to apply for the National Redress Scheme support ongoing legal assistance programs to states and territories under the Federation Funding Agreements Framework.

1.1 Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission

The Attorney-General's Department is supported by these partner agencies in protecting and promoting the rule of law in Australia and internationally, and in working to ensure a just and secure society through: support for: the delivery of programs with international and regional organisations and foreign countries, including advocacy and coordination roles at overseas missions transport security policy and operations national security and criminal justice policy counter-terrorism policy and operations providing advice and information on immigration and citizenship issues, including in relation to human rights and anti-racism matters, and children born of overseas surrogacy administration of programs to support persons experiencing or fleeing violence or abuse, including domestic and family violence, human trafficking and modern slavery ensuring international cooperation so that parents meet their legal obligations to support their children where they are in different countries.

1.1 Australian Institute of Criminology Australian Institute of Criminology

The Attorney-General's Department is supported by these partner agencies in protecting and promoting the rule of law in Australia and internationally, and in working to ensure a just and secure society through: support for: the delivery of programs with international and regional organisations and foreign countries, including advocacy and coordination roles at overseas missions transport security policy and operations national security and criminal justice policy counter-terrorism policy and operations providing advice and information on immigration and citizenship issues, including in relation to human rights and anti-racism matters, and children born of overseas surrogacy administration of programs to support persons experiencing or fleeing violence or abuse, including domestic and family violence, human trafficking and modern slavery ensuring international cooperation so that parents meet their legal obligations to support their children where they are in different countries.

1.1 Foreign Affairs and Trade Operations Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

The Attorney-General's Department is supported by these partner agencies in protecting and promoting the rule of law in Australia and internationally, and in working to ensure a just and secure society through: support for: the delivery of programs with international and regional organisations and foreign countries, including advocacy and coordination roles at overseas missions transport security policy and operations national security and criminal justice policy counter-terrorism policy and operations providing advice and information on immigration and citizenship issues, including in relation to human rights and anti-racism matters, and children born of overseas surrogacy administration of programs to support persons experiencing or fleeing violence or abuse, including domestic and family violence, human trafficking and modern slavery ensuring international cooperation so that parents meet their legal obligations to support their children where they are in different countries.

1.2 Official Development Assistance Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

The Attorney-General's Department is supported by these partner agencies in protecting and promoting the rule of law in Australia and internationally, and in working to ensure a just and secure society through: support for: the delivery of programs with international and regional organisations and foreign countries, including advocacy and coordination roles at overseas missions transport security policy and operations national security and criminal justice policy counter-terrorism policy and operations providing advice and information on immigration and citizenship issues, including in relation to human rights and anti-racism matters, and children born of overseas surrogacy administration of programs to support persons experiencing or fleeing violence or abuse, including domestic and family violence, human trafficking and modern slavery ensuring international cooperation so that parents meet their legal obligations to support their children where they are in different countries.

1.1 Transport Security Department of Home Affairs

The Attorney-General's Department is supported by these partner agencies in protecting and promoting the rule of law in Australia and internationally, and in working to ensure a just and secure society through: support for: the delivery of programs with international and regional organisations and foreign countries, including advocacy and coordination roles at overseas missions transport security policy and operations national security and criminal justice policy counter-terrorism policy and operations providing advice and information on immigration and citizenship issues, including in relation to human rights and anti-racism matters, and children born of overseas surrogacy administration of programs to support persons experiencing or fleeing violence or abuse, including domestic and family violence, human trafficking and modern slavery ensuring international cooperation so that parents meet their legal obligations to support their children where they are in different countries.

1.1 Border Enforcement Department of Home Affairs

The Attorney-General's Department is supported by these partner agencies in protecting and promoting the rule of law in Australia and internationally, and in working to ensure a just and secure society through: support for: the delivery of programs with international and regional organisations and foreign countries, including advocacy and coordination roles at overseas missions transport security policy and operations national security and criminal justice policy counter-terrorism policy and operations providing advice and information on immigration and citizenship issues, including in relation to human rights and anti-racism matters, and children born of overseas surrogacy administration of programs to support persons experiencing or fleeing violence or abuse, including domestic and family violence, human trafficking and modern slavery ensuring international cooperation so that parents meet their legal obligations to support their children where they are in different countries.

1.2 National Security and Resilience Department of Home Affairs

The Attorney-General's Department is supported by these partner agencies in protecting and promoting the rule of law in Australia and internationally, and in working to ensure a just and secure society through: support for: the delivery of programs with international and regional organisations and foreign countries, including advocacy and coordination roles at overseas missions transport security policy and operations national security and criminal justice policy counter-terrorism policy and operations providing advice and information on immigration and citizenship issues, including in relation to human rights and anti-racism matters, and children born of overseas surrogacy administration of programs to support persons experiencing or fleeing violence or abuse, including domestic and family violence, human trafficking and modern slavery ensuring international cooperation so that parents meet their legal obligations to support their children where they are in different countries.

1.3 Onshore Compliance and Detention Department of Home Affairs

The Attorney-General's Department is supported by these partner agencies in protecting and promoting the rule of law in Australia and internationally, and in working to ensure a just and secure society through: support for: the delivery of programs with international and regional organisations and foreign countries, including advocacy and coordination roles at overseas missions transport security policy and operations national security and criminal justice policy counter-terrorism policy and operations providing advice and information on immigration and citizenship issues, including in relation to human rights and anti-racism matters, and children born of overseas surrogacy administration of programs to support persons experiencing or fleeing violence or abuse, including domestic and family violence, human trafficking and modern slavery ensuring international cooperation so that parents meet their legal obligations to support their children where they are in different countries.

1.4 Counter Terrorism Department of Home Affairs

The Attorney-General's Department is supported by these partner agencies in protecting and promoting the rule of law in Australia and internationally, and in working to ensure a just and secure society through: support for: the delivery of programs with international and regional organisations and foreign countries, including advocacy and coordination roles at overseas missions transport security policy and operations national security and criminal justice policy counter-terrorism policy and operations providing advice and information on immigration and citizenship issues, including in relation to human rights and anti-racism matters, and children born of overseas surrogacy administration of programs to support persons experiencing or fleeing violence or abuse, including domestic and family violence, human trafficking and modern slavery ensuring international cooperation so that parents meet their legal obligations to support their children where they are in different countries.

2.1 Multicultural Affairs and Citizenship Department of Home Affairs

The Attorney-General's Department is supported by these partner agencies in protecting and promoting the rule of law in Australia and internationally, and in working to ensure a just and secure society through: support for: the delivery of programs with international and regional organisations and foreign countries, including advocacy and coordination roles at overseas missions transport security policy and operations national security and criminal justice policy counter-terrorism policy and operations providing advice and information on immigration and citizenship issues, including in relation to human rights and anti-racism matters, and children born of overseas surrogacy administration of programs to support persons experiencing or fleeing violence or abuse, including domestic and family violence, human trafficking and modern slavery ensuring international cooperation so that parents meet their legal obligations to support their children where they are in different countries.

2.2 Migration Department of Home Affairs

The Attorney-General's Department is supported by these partner agencies in protecting and promoting the rule of law in Australia and internationally, and in working to ensure a just and secure society through: support for: the delivery of programs with international and regional organisations and foreign countries, including advocacy and coordination roles at overseas missions transport security policy and operations national security and criminal justice policy counter-terrorism policy and operations providing advice and information on immigration and citizenship issues, including in relation to human rights and anti-racism matters, and children born of overseas surrogacy administration of programs to support persons experiencing or fleeing violence or abuse, including domestic and family violence, human trafficking and modern slavery ensuring international cooperation so that parents meet their legal obligations to support their children where they are in different countries.

2.2 Visa Department of Home Affairs

The Attorney-General's Department is supported by these partner agencies in protecting and promoting the rule of law in Australia and internationally, and in working to ensure a just and secure society through: support for: the delivery of programs with international and regional organisations and foreign countries, including advocacy and coordination roles at overseas missions transport security policy and operations national security and criminal justice policy counter-terrorism policy and operations providing advice and information on immigration and citizenship issues, including in relation to human rights and anti-racism matters, and children born of overseas surrogacy administration of programs to support persons experiencing or fleeing violence or abuse, including domestic and family violence, human trafficking and modern slavery ensuring international cooperation so that parents meet their legal obligations to support their children where they are in different countries.

1.1 Program 1.1 - Family Assistance Department of Social Services

The Attorney-General's Department is supported by these partner agencies in protecting and promoting the rule of law in Australia and internationally, and in working to ensure a just and secure society through: support for: the delivery of programs with international and regional organisations and foreign countries, including advocacy and coordination roles at overseas missions transport security policy and operations national security and criminal justice policy counter-terrorism policy and operations providing advice and information on immigration and citizenship issues, including in relation to human rights and anti-racism matters, and children born of overseas surrogacy administration of programs to support persons experiencing or fleeing violence or abuse, including domestic and family violence, human trafficking and modern slavery ensuring international cooperation so that parents meet their legal obligations to support their children where they are in different countries.

1.2.11 1.2.1 - Component 1 (Age Pension) Department of Social Services

The Attorney-General's Department is supported by these partner agencies in ensuring a just and secure society, including an effective and efficient justice system, through: enhancement and collection of legal assistance data supporting native title representative bodies and native title service providers and prescribed bodies corporate within the native title system administration of programs to support persons experiencing or fleeing violence or abuse, including domestic and family violence, human trafficking and modern slavery administering or delivering funding to: support access to justice, including access to justice for Indigenous people and resolution of family matters support state and territory efforts to improve justice outcomes for First Nations Australians through the Indigenous Advancement Strategy provide free legal support to organisations assisting survivors of institutional child sexual abuse to apply for the National Redress Scheme support ongoing legal assistance programs to states and territories under the Federation Funding Agreements Framework.

1.9 National Partnership Payments to the States Department of the Treasury

The Attorney-General's Department is supported by these partner agencies in ensuring a just and secure society, including an effective and efficient justice system, through: enhancement and collection of legal assistance data supporting native title representative bodies and native title service providers and prescribed bodies corporate within the native title system administration of programs to support persons experiencing or fleeing violence or abuse, including domestic and family violence, human trafficking and modern slavery administering or delivering funding to: support access to justice, including access to justice for Indigenous people and resolution of family matters support state and territory efforts to improve justice outcomes for First Nations Australians through the Indigenous Advancement Strategy provide free legal support to organisations assisting survivors of institutional child sexual abuse to apply for the National Redress Scheme support ongoing legal assistance programs to states and territories under the Federation Funding Agreements Framework.

1.1 Jobs, Land and the Economy National Indigenous Australians Agency

The Attorney-General's Department is supported by these partner agencies in ensuring a just and secure society, including an effective and efficient justice system, through: enhancement and collection of legal assistance data supporting native title representative bodies and native title service providers and prescribed bodies corporate within the native title system administration of programs to support persons experiencing or fleeing violence or abuse, including domestic and family violence, human trafficking and modern slavery administering or delivering funding to: support access to justice, including access to justice for Indigenous people and resolution of family matters support state and territory efforts to improve justice outcomes for First Nations Australians through the Indigenous Advancement Strategy provide free legal support to organisations assisting survivors of institutional child sexual abuse to apply for the National Redress Scheme support ongoing legal assistance programs to states and territories under the Federation Funding Agreements Framework.

1.3 Safety and Wellbeing National Indigenous Australians Agency

The Attorney-General's Department is supported by these partner agencies in ensuring a just and secure society, including an effective and efficient justice system, through: enhancement and collection of legal assistance data supporting native title representative bodies and native title service providers and prescribed bodies corporate within the native title system administration of programs to support persons experiencing or fleeing violence or abuse, including domestic and family violence, human trafficking and modern slavery administering or delivering funding to: support access to justice, including access to justice for Indigenous people and resolution of family matters support state and territory efforts to improve justice outcomes for First Nations Australians through the Indigenous Advancement Strategy provide free legal support to organisations assisting survivors of institutional child sexual abuse to apply for the National Redress Scheme support ongoing legal assistance programs to states and territories under the Federation Funding Agreements Framework.

1.4 Culture and Capability National Indigenous Australians Agency

The Attorney-General's Department is supported by these partner agencies in ensuring a just and secure society, including an effective and efficient justice system, through: enhancement and collection of legal assistance data supporting native title representative bodies and native title service providers and prescribed bodies corporate within the native title system administration of programs to support persons experiencing or fleeing violence or abuse, including domestic and family violence, human trafficking and modern slavery administering or delivering funding to: support access to justice, including access to justice for Indigenous people and resolution of family matters support state and territory efforts to improve justice outcomes for First Nations Australians through the Indigenous Advancement Strategy provide free legal support to organisations assisting survivors of institutional child sexual abuse to apply for the National Redress Scheme support ongoing legal assistance programs to states and territories under the Federation Funding Agreements Framework.