"What does the Minister for Justice do? What exactly is their role, and what Department do they administer?"

The Minister for Justice is a member of the federal government responsible for national criminal law and national law enforcement. These responsiblities are known as a portfolio.

The current Minister for Justice’s portfolio responsibilities include:

Currently, the agencies the Minister for Justice administers include:

To find out more about the role of the Minister for Justice, check out the Minister’s website and to find out more about the work of ministers, check out this fact sheet.

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