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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

Leading economist to help regrow jobs lost to COVID-19

The Morrison Government has appointed former West Australian Under Treasurer, Tim Marney, to help lead its efforts to regrow jobs lost during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Roundtable kicks off IR reform process

Getting Australians back into work will be the central focus of the Morrison Government's first industrial relations reform roundtables due to take place in Sydney today.

Malka Leifer – Court decision

The Australian Government welcomes the decision in Israel that Malka Leifer is fit to stand trial and be extradited to Australia.


6PR Mornings with Gareth Parker

Subjects: Industrial relations reform, national accounts, Centrelink class action, border closures

Doorstop Sydney MLC Centre

Subjects: IR roundtable; deputy chair appointment; Indigenous incarceration-US riots

ABC TV Insiders

Subjects: IR reform; robo-debt; Bernard Collaery trial; Constitutional recognition


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.