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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

Court reforms to deliver better outcomes for families

Fixing the broken structure of the family court system and helping families achieve faster and lower cost resolutions are the key aims of legislation to be introduced into Federal Parliament today.

New Laws Will Keep Terrorists Behind Bars Longer

Terrorists and their supporters will find it significantly harder to get bail or parole under new laws passed by Federal Parliament today.

Submissions sought to build co-operative workplaces

The Morrison Government is committed to improving Australia's industrial relations system to help boost jobs, wages, productivity and the overall strength of the economy.


6PR – Mornings with Gareth Parker

Subjects: Folau, social media, ensuring integrity, Israel

Radio 6PR – Gareth Parker

Subjects: Ensuring Integrity Bill; press freedoms

Doorstop Adelaide

Subjects: Council of Attorneys-General meeting; Ensuring Integrity Bill


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.