Case studies from annual reports



Australian Communications and Media Authority v Today FM

Medibank Private Initial Public Offer

ASADA – matters involving Essendon Football Club

In-house counsel work

Serving our clients

Building legal knowledge in the APS

One-Stop Shop to improve approval process

Standard procurement and grants documentation

Energy market reform

Significant matters in AGS State and Territory offices

AGS Australia Day Awards 2015



Defence Logistics Transformation Program

Completion of the Cultana project

Election and machinery-of-government changes

Emissions Reduction Fund

Farm Finance Concessional Loans Scheme

Government inquiries

Helping clients implement new legislation

Major taxation matters

Innovative legal services

Vital role played by regional offices

AGS 30: Recollections, reflections

Australia Day Awards 2013



ACCC air cargo litigation

AGS's international work

ASIC's Storm investigation work winds up

Civil penalties litigation

Combating identity fraud

DisabilityCare Australia

Drafting highlights

Employment law activities

Historic legal opinions database, book and website

Mobile apps and social media

Privacy and information security



AGS alumni launched

Behind the scenes of the Qantas dispute

Biosecurity legislative reform

CAC Act Legal Network

Clean energy legislation

Funding matters

Gov-2.0 and negotiating the cloud

Government lawyer of the year

Major outcome for project Wickenby

New work health and safety implications

Pro bono legal work

Tobacco plain packaging



Constitutional advice on reforms

Constitutional litigation

CSIRO future research vessel

Helping communities affected by natural disasters

Implementing Gov 2.0

New shipping laws

Personal property securities register

Property practice

Working with Defence



Acting for the Commonwealth

AGS trains PNG government lawyers

Climate initiatives

Indigenous initiatives

Infrastructure initiatives

Meeting government legal training needs

National emergency warning system


Trade practices across Australia

Water initiatives