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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

Restaurant award variation continues employer/employee coronavirus cooperation

Attorney-General and Minister for Industrial Relations, Christian Porter, today welcomed the agreement between employers and unions to amend the Restaurant Industry Award to help manage the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

Employers and employees show co-operation is key

Attorney-General and Minister for Industrial relations, Christian Porter, today welcomed the joint approach of the United Workers Union (UWU) and the Australian Hotels Association (AHA) to vary the Hospitality Industry (General) Award 2010 in a practical, flexible, common-sense way to help businesses and save jobs during the coronavirus pandemic.

Government welcomes Programmed decision to pay isolation leave

Attorney-General and Minister for Industrial Relations, Christian Porter, has commended labour-hire company Programme

Transcripts

Doorstop Media Conference – Parliament House

Subjects: IR reform re coronavirus; Parliamentary sitting arrangements

6PR Mornings with Gareth Parker

Subjects: Coronavirus – Artania – JobKeeper - Parliament

6PR Mornings with Gareth Parker

Subjects: Coronavirus

Speeches

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.