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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

More options needed to prevent wage underpayments

The Morrison Government is continuing to take strong action to ensure corporate Australia lifts its game when it comes to paying its workers properly.

Morrison Government urges negotiation to resolve Jetstar/TWU dispute

Attorney-General and Minister for Industrial relations, Christian Porter, today called on the Transport Workers Union and Jetstar to continue negotiations in the face of an escalation of industrial action against Jetstar.

New ACLEI Commissioner appointed

Attorney-General Christian Porter is pleased to announce that Ms Jaala Hinchcliffe has been appointed to lead the Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity (ACLEI).


6PR Mornings with Gareth Parker

Subjects: wage underpayments; domestic violence; national security; Ben Wyatt resignation

Opinion - Response to Luke Beck (The Age, 20 February 2020)

There has been a lot written on the draft religious discrimination bill, and most of it in the spirit of genuine effort to debate and depict the issues and drafting accurately. But of everything written about the bill so far, I have not seen any views as inaccurate as those put by Luke Beck (The Age, February 20).

6PR Mornings with Gareth Parker

Subjects: Wage underpayments, Jetstar, luxury car tax, test cricket in WA.


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.