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Key Activity 2: Manage casework

We undertake casework relating to international crime cooperation, federal offenders, international family law, private international law and complaints under the United Nations human rights conventions in order to support Australia’s law and justice frameworks.

This key activity reflects our unique role in facilitating practical cooperation between countries to aid law enforcement, facilitate the return of abducted children to their home country, provide recognition and enforcement of protective mechanisms for children, and assist in the resolution of private international legal disputes. We also operate the Commonwealth Parole Office which manages casework related to the parole, release and transfer of federal offenders. We coordinate Australia’s response to individual communications made against Australia under human rights treaties.