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.
The Morrison Government has today welcomed a Senate Committee report which recommended two key industrial relations bills be passed by Parliament.
Streamlining the native title claim process and removing uncertainty around the validity of some mining and exploration agreements are the key aims of a Bill tabled in Parliament today.
Changes to anti-discrimination laws have come into effect that give employers greater certainty about when they can and cannot reject job applications from people with criminal records.
Subjects: NPC speech – defamation; robodebt; Religious discrimination; integrity commission
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.