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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 National Children’s Commissioner appointed

The Morrison Government is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Anne Hollonds as the new National Children's Commissioner.

Council of Attorneys-General (CAG) communiqué

A meeting of the Council of Attorneys-General (CAG) was held on 27 July 2020 by videoconference. All jurisdictions were represented.

Appointment of Deputy Commonwealth Ombudsman

The Morrison Government congratulates Penny McKay on her five-year appointment as a Deputy Commonwealth Ombudsman


6PR Mornings with Gareth Parker

Subjects: Borders, paid pandemic leave, Beirut explosion

Doorstop – Perth

Subjects: Border closures, Ruby Princess; paid pandemic leave

6PR Mornings with Gareth Parker

Subjects: Borders, age of criminal responsibility, paid pandemic leave


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.