Attorney-General's Department

Part of the Attorney-General portfolio and a Federal authority, also called AGD

The Attorney-General's Department was one of the original departments established at Federation in 1901. It serves the Attorney-General's and the Minister for Home Affairs and provides policy advice and services to the Commonwealth in the following main areas: administrative, constitutional, civil, family and international law, international crime cooperation, Indigenous legal justice, law reform, bankruptcy estate administration and regulation, Commonwealth courts and tribunals, legal aid, native title, national and international human rights issues, censorship, criminal law and law enforcement, national security, emergency management, some aspects of customs and border control.

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OFFICIAL   Dear Deborah-May   Thank you for your email to the Attorney-General’s Department (the department) of 12 July 2024, in which you mad...
Thank you for contacting the Freedom of Information (FOI) team at the Attorney-General’s Department (the department). We get a high volume of emails...
Ministerial Submissions
Response by Attorney-General's Department to CB on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear CB   I refer to your FOI request, FOI23/548. I am writing to advise you that the department has treated your request as withdrawn and it is n...
Counsel Fees and Government Policy
Clarification sent to Attorney-General's Department by John B on .

Awaiting response.

Dear Alistair As my initial request explained, I am seeking the policies and decision-making processes within the Attorney-General's Department or OL...
Coronation Queen of Australia
Response by Attorney-General's Department to Jillian on .

Successful.

OFFICIAL Dear Jillian Thank you for your email. We have provided you access to a list of all Australian referendums to date, as well as directing you...
Stradford (a pseudonym) v Judge Vasta [2023] FCA 1020
Response by Attorney-General's Department to Waldek on .

Awaiting classification.

Our reference: MR23/01376 and MR23/01375 Agency reference: AGOFOI23/465, FOI23/500 and FOI23/463   By email: [1][FOI #10637 email]    Informa...
FOI - Interagency protocols
Response by Attorney-General's Department to James Smith on .

Long overdue.

OFFICIAL Dear James I write further to our correspondence of 3 and 10 May to seek your agreement to a 30-day extension of time to process your request...
Relevant Legislation and policy
Response by Attorney-General's Department to Bob on .

Information not held.

OFFICIAL   Dear Bob   Freedom of Information Request FOI24/213   Please find attached your decision letter, including your review rights....
Federal agency jurisdiction
Clarification sent to Attorney-General's Department by Josephine on .

Delayed.

Thanks for your reply. I have looked at the Parliamentary Education Office website and it has information about rights in Australia which is what I a...
Uluru Statement from the Heart
Response by Attorney-General's Department to Thomas on .

Awaiting classification.

Thank you for contacting the Freedom of Information (FOI) team at the Attorney-General’s Department (the department). We get a high volume of emails...
Settlor, grantor, trustees of the cestui que trusts
Clarification sent to Attorney-General's Department by Jillian on .

Long overdue.

Thank you for acknowledging "if the legislation you describe exists". Extensive searches indicate it does not exist, therefore the cestui que trust "...
Consent of the governed
Response by Attorney-General's Department to Matt Beckinsale on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Mr Beckinsale I refer to your FOI request, FOI24/161. The purpose of this email is to advise you that the department is treating your request as...
OFFICIAL FOI/2023/366 Dear Mr Pentland Please see attached correspondence regarding your Freedom of Information request. Kind regards Adviser FOI S...
Public interest disclosures
Response by Attorney-General's Department to Brutus on .

Awaiting classification.

OFFICIAL   Dear Applicant   Freedom of Information Request FOI24/469-IC   I refer to your request to the Attorney-General's Department (the...
Senior Leadership Group Notes
Response by Attorney-General's Department to CB on .

Successful.

Thank you for contacting the Freedom of Information (FOI) team at the Attorney-General’s Department (the department). We get a high volume of emails...
Decisions on Paroles
Response by Attorney-General's Department to CB on .

Partially successful.

OFFICIAL Thanks, CB, withdrawal confirmed. Kind regards, Phil OFFICIAL
OFFICIAL Dear AJB Please find attached the documents released for FOI23/245. Kind regards Rebekah Freedom of Information & Privacy Attorney-General’s...
OFFICIAL   Dear Alex I refer to your FOI request, FOI23/179. The purpose of this email is to advise you that the department is treating your req...
OFFICIAL   Dear Mr Morrison-Francis Freedom of Information Request FOI22/006 I refer to your request under the Freedom of Information Act 1982...
Thank you for contacting the Freedom of Information (FOI) team at the Attorney-General’s Department (the department). We get a high volume of emails...
OFFICIAL   Dear applicant   Please find attached a decision letter and attachments for your request under the Freedom of Information Act (Cth)...
OFFICIAL   Dear Mr Pentland   Freedom of Information Request AMRFOI23/321   I refer to your request to the Attorney-General's Department (t...
OFFICIAL Dear Alex   Please find attached to this email: o the decision in FOI 24/02 with respect to your FOI request, and o the NACC Branding...
Your email has been received by the Freedom of Information and Privacy Section of the Attorney-General's Department. Please note that we will only ac...
Letter patent
Response by Attorney-General's Department to Chris Fletcher on .

Awaiting classification.

OFFICIAL   Dear Christian Fletcher,   Freedom of Information Request FOI23/301   I am writing in regards to your Freedom of Information req...

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