Attorney-General's Department (Australia)

Discussion paper

Improving protections of employees’ wages and entitlements: further strengthening the civil compliance and enforcement framework

The Australian government is committed to an industrial relations system that balances the needs of both employees and employers, including those engaged in small business. This paper seeks input from the community about the operation of the current compliance and enforcement framework.
Policy report

Review of the Indigenous Legal Assistance Program (ILAP) 2015-2020

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are significantly overrepresented in the criminal justice system and face disproportionate disadvantage across the system. This review found that by funding culturally appropriate legal assistance services, the Indigenous Legal Assistance Program (ILAP) aims to ensure Indigenous people can access...

National Indigenous Law and Justice Framework 2009–2015

The National Indigenous Law and Justice Framework was developed by the Standing Committee of Attorneys-General (SCAG) as a national approach to address serious and complex issues that exist for Indigenous Australians and the criminal justice system.
Discussion paper

A Commonwealth Integrity Commission - proposed reforms

This paper provides an overview of the government’s proposed model for reforms directed at improving the current federal integrity framework by creating a Commonwealth Integrity Commission. The paper outlines current integrity arrangements, provides detail on the key aspects of the proposed reforms, and explains the...

Implementation of recommendations from the final report of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse: annual progress report 2018

This report highlights the progress being made across the Australian government to implement the recommendations made in the Royal Commission’s final report presented to the Governor-General in December 2017.