Attorney-General and Minister for Industrial Relations
Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash was appointed Attorney-General for Australia and Minister for Industrial Relations on 30 March 2021.
I am pleased to announce that Ms Kylie Elizabeth Downes QC has been appointed as a judge of the Federal Court of Australia and will commence on 2 August 2021.
I am pleased to announce that Ms Patricia Cope, Ms Meredith Dickson QC, Ms Catherine Symons and Mr Jonathan Forbes have been appointed as judges of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia (FCC).
Commonwealth, State and Territory Governments have agreed on the terms of reference for a critical program of work to develop a common national understanding of coercive and controlling behaviour.