The Attorney-General of South Australia is responsible for exercising certain powers and regulating and administering a range of legislation.

Role in the legal system

The Attorney-General is the state’s principal legal advisor to the government and responsible for the administration of justice. The Attorney-General is a member of Cabinet and responsible for:

  • specific legislation and the state's legal system
  • developing and implementing policy
  • legal action relevant to the state government.

The Attorney-General is unable to comment on decisions or matters presented in court and does not provide legal advice to members of the public.

Legislation

View the legislation committed to the Attorney-General and other ministers.

More information

South Australian Members of Parliament