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Policy and Aboriginal Services

The Policy and Aboriginal Services Directorate is responsible for strategic policy and legislation projects to support the Attorney General’s reform agenda and the provision of effective justice services in Western Australia.

The key functions of the Directorate are:

  • facilitating the amendment of legislation to reform criminal and civil law and procedure
  • developing policy initiatives to improve justice-related outcomes for all members of the community and, developing initiatives that improve justice outcomes for Aboriginal people
  • providing policy advice to the Director General and the Attorney General to assist them in their roles
  • undertaking reviews, evaluation and research to recommend improvements to and future directions for policy, legislation and services
  • conducting research and statistical analysis of current justice issues and trends
  • providing executive and research support to the Law Reform Commission of Western Australia
  • administration of the Aboriginal Justice Program and Aboriginal Mediation Service.

Contact details

Policy and Aboriginal Services Directorate
Department of Justice
Level 23, David Malcolm Justice Centre
28 Barrack Street
Phone: (08) 9264 6181
Fax: (08) 9264 6114

Last updated: 16-Apr-2019

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