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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

ALRC member re-appointed

The Hon Justice John Middleton has been reappointed as a part-time member of the Australian Law Reform Commission.

Second annual progress report on implementation of recommendations from the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

Over the past twelve months, the Morrison Government has made significant progress in implementing recommendations made by the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. The progress is outlined in the second Annual Progress Report which was tabled today.

Protecting Religious Freedom Remains High Priority for Government

Our Government is committed to protecting every Australian from discrimination.


6PR Mornings with Gareth Parker

Subjects: Sports Grants and Bushfire Mitigation

Press Conference Sydney, NSW

Subjects: Religious freedom Bill, LGBTI communities, Fires in Australia

6PR – Mornings with Gareth Parker

Subjects: Folau, social media, ensuring integrity, Israel


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.