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Attorney-General and Minister for Industrial Relations

The Hon Christian Porter was appointed Attorney-General of Australia on 20 Dec 2017.

On 29 May 2019 he was also appointed Minister for Industrial Relations and Leader of the House.

Media releases

New workplace exposure standard for silica dust

The Morrison Government is acting to protect Australian workers against the harmful effects of silica dust by reducing the workplace exposure standard (WES) for respirable crystalline silica from 1 July this year.

New ‘amica’ online service to assist couples to separate amicably

A ground-breaking new digital service will empower separating couples to resolve their family law disputes online.

$2 billion partnership to deliver legal assistance services for Australians

A new partnership between the Commonwealth and states and territories will provide a significant boost to legal services available to vulnerable Australians, including people affected by domestic violence.


6PR Mornings with Gareth Parker

Subjects: AFL and Borders, High Court, Energy Policy, JobSeeker

Doorstop – CPO – Perth

Subjects: National wage case, border closures

6PR Mornings with Gary Adshead

Subjects: State border closures, mandatory sentences for child sex offences.


Address to National Press Club Canberra

Speech given at National Press Club, Canberra

The Government’s approach to industrial relations reform

Speech given at the Committee for Economic Development of Australia's 2019 State of the Nation Conference on the topic of industrial relations.

Crimes Legislation Amendment (Sexual Crimes against Children and Community Protection Measures) Bill 2019

This Bill is another example of this Government’s commitment to protect children in Australia and overseas from the dangers of sexual exploitation and abuse and to improve justice outcomes for survivors of child sex offences.