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The Administrative Arrangements Order of 3 August 2023 transferred responsibility for protective security policy, including the Protective Security Policy Framework, to the Department of Home Affairs from the Attorney-General’s Department. These Machinery of Government (MOG) changes commenced on 4 August 2023.

Protective Security in Government Conference 2022

The Attorney-General’s Department (AGD) is pleased to support the Protective Security in Government Conference 2022 (PSG 2022), scheduled for 20-21 October 2022 at the National Press Club, Canberra.

The theme for PSG 2022 is Security: Past, Present & Future, with a focus on sharing lessons learned and exploring how these apply to our current and future environment.

AGD Secretary, Katherine Jones, will give the opening address and also deliver the keynote address at the PSG 2022 Gala Dinner.

The program includes other speakers with a wealth of expertise and experience across a range of areas important to public sector security and governance. Attendees will hear about recent developments and policy and practice changes, focusing on key areas such as digital, information, personnel and physical security. With a focus on supporting security professionals of all levels, PSG 2022 also affords the opportunity to learn from and build relationships with other protective security practitioners and specialists across government.

We encourage you to attend PSG 2022.

Register for the PSG 2022 Conference