Ministerial participation in national forums is important for the Territory's representation and contribution to the national agenda in a variety of areas relating to justice and community safety. The directorate provides a range of support to its Ministers through various ministerial council arrangements.
Ministerial Council on Consumer Affairs (MCCA)
The role of MCCA is to consider consumer affairs and fair trading matters of national significance and, where possible, develop a consistent approach to those issues.
Visit the MCCA website for all information for consumers and business.
Ministerial Council for Corporations
The Ministerial Council for Corporations' principle function is to consider amendments to the legislation governing corporations and financial services, and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission.
Membership and contact details.
Council of Attorneys-General (CAG)
The CAG consists of Attorneys-General from the Australian Government, all states and territories, and the New Zealand Minister for Justice.
The CAG’s responsibilities cover the broad theme of law reform to improve justice outcomes in relation to civil justice reforms and responses, legal profession regulation and evidence law, national security legal frameworks, intergovernmental reforms and implementation of cross-jurisdictional oversight and integrity measures.
Visit the CAG website for more information.
Ministerial Council for Police and Emergency Management (MCPEM)
MCPEM consists of Ministers for Police and Emergency Management from the Commonwealth, each State and Territory, New Zealand, and the President of the Australian Local Government Association.
MCPEM focusses on the broad themes of law enforcement reform and emergency management and increased collaboration across these themes.
Visit the MCEPEM webpage for more information.