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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

Un-redacted Royal Commission reports released

Two un-redacted reports and a third previously unreleased report from the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse have been made public today.

Temporary IR reforms crucial to saving jobs and businesses

An independent review of the temporary industrial relations flexibilities introduced by the Morrison Government to support the JobKeeper scheme has found they were crucial to keeping Australian businesses afloat and workers in jobs during the pandemic.

Legislative reforms to provide greater privacy protections for participants in Disability Royal Commission

The Morrison Government is taking further measures to ensure that people with disability and their supporters will be able to recount their experiences and fully participate in the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect & Exploitation of People with Disability.


6PR Mornings with Gareth Parker

Subjects: WA’s job market, borders and contact tracing, foreign interference

6PR Mornings with Gareth Parker

Subjects: Workplace death, Gladys Berejiklian, Commonwealth Integrity Commission, IR reform, borders

6PR Mornings with Gareth Parker

Subjects: Seasonal labour shortage, MUA industrial action, IR reform


The Future of Australian Workplaces

Speech given at the CCI WA Breakfast.

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.