OPC is the Commonwealth’s principal provider of legislative drafting and publishing services. Our services include:
- drafting and advisory services for Commonwealth Bills and legislative, notifiable and other instruments
- publishing legislation, including maintaining the Federal Register of Legislation
- providing training in relation to drafting and Commonwealth legislative processes
We offer a range of training courses for staff of Australian government agencies, including courses that explain the legislative process and courses in how to draft legislative instruments in-house.
We have a wealth of information available to help agencies work with us in the legislative drafting process, including tips on providing drafting instructions and contact details if you need quick, informal advice about drafting issues.
We also have templates, drafting guides and other documents available for agencies who wish to draft legislative and other instruments in-house.
Federal Register of Legislation
The Federal Register of Legislation is the authorised website for Commonwealth legislation and related documents. It contains the full text of all Commonwealth laws.
Go to the Register