The Honourable Mark Speakman, SC MP is the Attorney General of NSW.
Mr Speakman's ministerial office contact details are:
Phone: 02 8574 6390
The Attorney General is the principal adviser to the Government and Cabinet on legal, constitutional and legal policy issues.
The Attorney General has an obligation to ensure the administration of justice in New South Wales is fair and efficient; consistent in the level and nature of penalties imposed under the law; observes the rules of natural justice; and preserves civil liberties.
The Attorney General advises the Premier, Cabinet and other Ministers and their departments on legal questions that have been referred to the Attorney General for opinion. In providing an opinion, the Attorney General must take into account the legal advice of the Solicitor General, Crown Advocate, Crown Solicitor or the Department, if provided or requested.
The Attorney General relies on the advice of the Parliamentary Counsel on drafting legislation to go before Parliament as Bills, on Regulations and on associated parliamentary procedures.
The Attorney General is responsible for the appointment of judges, magistrates and statutory officers in New South Wales.
The Attorney General also has powers and functions relating to:
The Attorney General exercises powers under legislation including:
A full list of legislation allocated is available at the
NSW Legislation website.
Further information about the Attorney General in NSW:
The Honourable Troy Grant, MP is the Minister for Police, and Minister for Emergency Services.
Mr Grant's ministerial office contact details are:
Phone: 02 8574 6800Fax: 02 9339 5536Contact: https://www.nsw.gov.au/ministercontactform/minister-grant Postal address: The Hon. Troy Grant, MPGPO Box 5341, Sydney NSW 2001
The Honourable David Elliott, MP is the Minister for Counter Terrorism, Minister for Corrections, and Minister for Veterans Affairs.
Mr Elliott's ministerial office contact details are:
Phone: 02 8574 6290Contact:https://www.nsw.gov.au/your-government/the-cabinet/minister-for-counter-terrorism-minister-for-corrections-and-minister-for-veterans-affairs/ Postal address: The Hon. David Elliott, MPGPO Box 5341, Sydney NSW 2001