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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

Record penalty for breaches of anti-money laundering laws

Westpac has today reached agreement with AUSTRAC – Australia's financial intelligence and regulatory agency – to pay a record $1.3 billion penalty for breaching anti-money laundering and counter terrorism financing laws.

Government welcomes decision to extradite Malka Leifer

The Morrison Government has welcomed a decision by an Israeli court that has paved the way for former Melbourne school teacher Malka Leifer to finally face due process back in Australia.

Government welcomes Port Botany truce

The Morrison Government has welcomed a halt to industrial action at Sydney’s main container port that was strangling the supply of vital goods in and out of New South Wales.


Doorstop – Perth

Subjects: ADF and WA borders, IR reform

6PR Mornings with Gareth Parker

Subjects: ADF and WA borders, IR reform


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.