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.

213 requests
Ministerial Submissions
Response by Attorney-General's Department to CB on .

Long overdue.

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...
Stradford (a pseudonym) v Judge Vasta [2023] FCA 1020
Clarification sent to Attorney-General's Department by Waldek on .

Long overdue.

I would like for my FOI request to the Attorney-General (which is distinct from my request to the Attorney-General’s Department) to travel together...
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...
Federal agency jurisdiction
Response by Attorney-General's Department to Josephine on .

Awaiting classification.

OFFICIAL Dear Josephine Thank you for your email, which was received by the Commonwealth Attorney-General’s Department (the department) Freedom of Inf...
Relevant Legislation and policy
Response by Attorney-General's Department to Bob on .

Awaiting classification.

OFFICIAL   Dear Bob   Freedom of Information Request FOI24/213   Please find attached your decision letter, including your review rights....
FOI - Interagency protocols
Response by Attorney-General's Department to James Smith on .

Awaiting classification.

OFFICIAL Dear James I write to follow up on my below email of 3 May 2024. I note that we have yet to receive response from you. Would you kindly be ab...
Counsel Fees and Government Policy
Response by Attorney-General's Department to John B on .

Partially successful.

OFFICIAL   Dear applicant   Please find attached a decision letter and attachments regarding your freedom of information request to the Attorn...
Settlor, grantor, trustees of the cestui que trusts
Clarification sent to Attorney-General's Department by Jillian on .

Awaiting response.

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...
Referendum on the Voice to Parliament Advice/Documents
Request to Attorney-General's Department by CR. Annotated by Waldek on .

Refused.

Hi CR I too was graced with that audacious nonsense. The FOI officer stated: I note you have declined to narrow the scope of the request. Due to th...
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...
Freedom of Information Logs - FOI Request
Response by Attorney-General's Department to Watson Norwood on .

Awaiting classification.

OFFICIAL   Dear Watson Norwood Freedom of Information Request FOI23/247 - finalised s 24AB(7) - Attorney-General's Department I refer to your...
OFFICIAL   Dear Mr Singh   Thank you for your email received by the Attorney-General's Department (the department) on 24 May 2023 in which you are...

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