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New advice templates

AGS has developed new advice templates, in both memorandum and email form. We have worked with the Plain English Foundation, which has expertise in the science of how people read and digest written information.

The review of our templates was prompted by feedback received in our client satisfaction survey. Read more

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Coronavirus resources centrelast updated 2 June 2020

Our COVID-19 Resources Centre has a number of useful links and helpful guides that can be used to help navigate through the current environment.

The most recent updates include significant revisions to the Australian jurisdictional responses to the pandemic, and changes to our factsheet on execution solutions for remote working arrangements. Read more

Former graduates

A dynamic legal career awaits

Applications are now open for places within the Legal Practice Stream of the 2021 Attorney-General’s Department (AGD) Graduate Program.

AGS, one of 5 groups within AGD, is the Commonwealth’s central legal service, and we are on the look-out for some of the nation’s best and brightest minds. Read more

Training videos

Training videos available to help accrue CPD points

AGS is again delighted in 2020 to offer our clients a range of training videos to assist you to learn more about specific topics in short segments at times that suit you. They are accessible through either a desktop computer or mobile device. Read more

ANU Public Law Weekend 2019

AGS major sponsor of the ANU Public Law Weekend 2019

On 1 November 2019, a number of AGS lawyers attended the ANU Public Law Weekend 2019: Technology, public law and public administration. AGS was the major sponsor of the event which was presented by the Centre for International and Public Law. Read more

Publications and updates

New publications and updates

During October, we released a number of new publications and updates. In case you missed some of them in your inbox, we’ve put together a summary to keep you updated. Read more

Events coming soon

Training courses in 2020
2020 Law Forums


Last week in Parliament – Issue 105 (12–14 May 2020)
Express law 288Communications, Electrical, Electronic, Energy, Information, Postal, Plumbing and Allied Services Union of Australia & Ors v Qantas Airways Limited [2020] FCA 656 (18 May 2020)
Legal briefing 113 – After the election – what happens? (6 May 2019)
Fact sheet No. 39 – The New Commonwealth National Lease – for property managers (May 2020)
Ligitation notes No. 30 – This issue contains notes on the High Court's decisions in cases concerning the implied freedom of communication from 2017 to 2019 (29 November 2019)
Litigation notes No. 29 – This issue contains notes on selected constitutional cases decided between 2017 and 2019 (29 November 2019)
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