Media

Media releases published by the Attorney-General​​​​.
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  • National Archives facility named in honour of former Attorney-General Peter Durack QC

    Friday, 21 September 2018

    Australia's state-of-the-art facility for the preservation of Commonwealth records has been named in honour of the former Attorney-General who helped establish the National Archives of Australia.

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  • Greater protections for people entering into debt agreements to avoid bankruptcy

    Thursday, 20 September 2018

    Greater protections for people entering into debt agreements as a mechanism to avoid bankruptcy are the result of new laws passed today by the Australian Parliament.

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  • 5AA - Mornings with Leon Byer

    Thursday, 20 September 2018

    Subjects: Food security

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  • 6PR – Mornings with Gareth Parker

    Thursday, 20 September 2018

    Subjects: Food security

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  • Food contamination penalties pass Parliament

    Thursday, 20 September 2018

    Tougher penalties to deal with acts of food contamination have been passed by the Australian Parliament. Attorney-General, Christian Porter, said the tougher penalties send a strong signal to those who put the safety of individuals..

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  • Tougher penalties for fruit contamination

    Wednesday, 19 September 2018

    Over the past few days, we have seen a very distressing series of events unfold relating to tampering with strawberries, particularly out of Queensland. This is a shocking and cowardly thing to do

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  • Press conference with the Prime Minister, Hon. Scott Morrison MP

    Wednesday, 19 September 2018

    SUBJECTS: Food safety

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  • Sky News Live – Speers with David Speers

    Wednesday, 19 September 2018

    Subjects: Food contamination laws

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  • ABC - 7:30 with Leigh Sales

    Wednesday, 19 September 2018

    Subjects: Food safety, women in the Liberal Party

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  • Radio National - RN Drive with Patricia Karvelas

    Wednesday, 19 September 2018

    Subjects: Food safety, court reform, religious freedoms

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  • 6PR – Mornings with Gareth Parker

    Thursday, 13 September 2018

    Peter Dutton’s eligibility, ballot for national apology

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  • National Apology to Victims and Survivors of Institutional Child Sexual Abuse

    Tuesday, 11 September 2018

    The Prime Minister will deliver the National Apology to victims and survivors of institutional child sexual abuse on 22nd October 2018.

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  • ABC Perth – Drive with Geoff Hutchison

    Friday, 31 August 2018

    Subjects: Leadership,

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  • Quintet meeting of Attorneys-General communique

    Thursday, 30 August 2018

    On 30 August 2018, the Quintet meeting of Attorneys-General was held in Queensland, Australia.

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  • 6PR Perth – Gareth Parke

    Wednesday, 29 August 2018

    Subjects: Leadership, GST

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  • Legal Advice

    Friday, 24 August 2018

    I have today received advice from the Solicitor-General, Mr Stephen Donoghue QC, regarding the eligibility of Mr Peter Dutton to sit as a Member of the House of Representatives.

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  • Solicitor-General advice

    Friday, 24 August 2018

    The advice from the Solicitor-General regarding Mr Peter Dutton is attached.

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  • Legislation to reform Federal Courts introduced into Parliament

    Thursday, 23 August 2018

    Helping Australian families move through the family court system faster and at lower cost is the key focus of legislation introduced into Parliament today to reform family law courts.

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  • Media Statement

    Wednesday, 22 August 2018

    Given that today the subject of a Member’s eligibility was raised in Question Time and in media reports, I determined to seek advice from the Solicitor-General on the issues raised.

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  • Legislation for family courts reform to be introduced

    Friday, 17 August 2018

    Attorney-General, Christian Porter, today confirmed that legislation to reform the federal courts dealing with family law matters would shortly be introduced into Federal Parliament.

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  • Appointment of Australian Information Commissioner and Privacy Commissioner

    Friday, 17 August 2018

    Ms Angelene Falk has been appointed Australian Information Commissioner and Privacy Commissioner for a three year term effective from yesterday, 16 August 2018.

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  • New laws to prevent image-based abuse one step closer

    Thursday, 16 August 2018

    New laws to protect against technology-facilitated abuse are one step closer after the Turnbull Government's Enhancing Online Safety (Non-consensual Sharing of Intimate Images) Bill 2018 passed the House of Representatives today.

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  • 6PR – Mornings with Gareth Parker

    Thursday, 16 August 2018

    Subjects: NEG, Revenge Porn

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  • Counter-terrorism powers and offences extended

    Thursday, 16 August 2018

    The Turnbull Government has today secured passage of the Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2018 to extend critical counter-terrorism powers and offences for a further three years.

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  • Op-Ed - Family Courts reform

    Friday, 3 August 2018

    Court Merger to Drive Efficiency and Better Outcomes for Families – as published

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  • 6PR – Mornings with Gather Parker

    Thursday, 2 August 2018

    Subjects: By-Elections, Company Tax Cuts; WA Police

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  • New domestic violence services for Rockingham and Kwinana’s most vulnerable

    Monday, 30 July 2018

    Vulnerable people in Rockingham and Kwinana now have access to greater support services through a new, dedicated Domestic Violence Unit.

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  • Statutory Review of the amalgamated Administrative Appeals Tribunal

    Friday, 27 July 2018

    Former Justice of the High Court of Australia, the Hon Ian Callinan AC QC, will undertake a statutory review of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal.

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  • Appointments to Administrative Appeals Tribunal

    Monday, 23 July 2018

    I am pleased to announce the appointment of five judges of the Federal Court of Australia who will hold dual appointments as Deputy Presidents of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal.

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  • Launch of the Blurred Borders Program

    Thursday, 19 July 2018

    Visual arts and storytelling will be used to communicate legal advice to people in remote Indigenous communities as part of a new program being officially launched today at Kununurra, Western Australia.

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  • Fourth anniversary of the downing of Flight MH17

    Tuesday, 17 July 2018

    Today marks the fourth anniversary of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine.

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  • 6PR – Mornings with Jane Marwick

    Thursday, 12 July 2018

    Subjects: Electorate announcement Toodyay; WA GST; parole

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  • Perth Joint Cyber Security Centre protecting West Australians

    Friday, 6 July 2018

    The launch of the Perth Joint Cyber Security Centre (JCSC) will play a major role in the Turnbull Government's commitment to keeping Australians safe from cyber-attacks.

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  • 6PR – Mornings with Jane Marwick

    Friday, 6 July 2018

    Subjects: GST, Joint Cyber Security Centre

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  • Changes to the Serious Overseas Criminal Matters Scheme

    Monday, 2 July 2018

    The Turnbull Government will limit access to legal assistance under the Serious Overseas Criminal Matters Scheme (SOCMS) to only those Australians overseas facing the death penalty, as well as introducing additional stricter criteria for the Scheme.

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  • AAT Appointments

    Monday, 2 July 2018

    Today, I am pleased to announce four reappointments and one new appointment to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal.

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  • 2GB – Afternoons with Warren Moore

    Monday, 2 July 2018

    Subjects: AHRC; serious overseas criminal matters

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  • Perth Doorstop Interview

    Monday, 2 July 2018

    Subjects: Witness K, Brazil Extradition, serious overseas criminal matters; GST

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  • Targets for briefing female Barristers

    Friday, 29 June 2018

    The Turnbull Government will for the first time set all Commonwealth agencies specific targets to brief senior and junior female barristers from 1 July 2018.

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  • Additional part-time member appointed to support the review of the family law system

    Friday, 29 June 2018

    I have appointed Dr Andrew Bickerdike as a part-time commissioner of the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC).

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  • Multi year funding to help families affected by international parental child abduction

    Friday, 29 June 2018

    Families and children affected by international parental child abduction will continue to receive support following a Turnbull Government decision to extend funding for critical support services.

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  • Protecting victims of family violence from cross-examination in family courts

    Thursday, 28 June 2018

    Victims of serious family violence will be protected from having to directly cross-examine or be cross-examined by perpetrators of violence during family law proceedings...

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  • Defence Call Out Bill

    Thursday, 28 June 2018

    The Turnbull Government will today introduce a Bill to make it easier for the states and territories to seek assistance from the Australian Defence Force (ADF) to respond to terrorist and other violent incidents.

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  • RN – Breakfast with Hamish Macdonald

    Thursday, 28 June 2018

    Subjects: Defence call-out, national security bills/Ernest Wong & cross examination in family courts

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  • Channel 9 – Today with Karl Stefanovic

    Thursday, 28 June 2018

    Subjects: Counter Terrorism, Pauline Hanson's Plebiscite on Migration Levels.

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  • Channel 7 – Sunrise with David Koch

    Thursday, 28 June 2018

    Subjects: Defence Call-outs

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  • ABC Radio Sydney – Breakfast with Wendy Harmer and Robbie Buck

    Thursday, 28 June 2018

    Subjects: Defence Call out

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  • ABC News Breakfast

    Thursday, 28 June 2018

    Subjects: Defence Call-outs; cross examination in family courts; corporate tax cuts; Labor Leadership

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  • Sky News – AM Agenda with Kieran Gilbert

    Thursday, 28 June 2018

    Subjects: Defence Call Out; family law cross examination; byelection poll; corporate tax

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  • 6PR – Mornings with Gareth Parker

    Thursday, 28 June 2018

    Subjects: Defence Call Out; corporate tax

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  • Doorstop: Introduction of the Defence Amendment (Call Out of the Australian Defence Force) Bill 2018, Canberra

    Thursday, 28 June 2018

    Subjects: Defence call out, Family Law, Ernest Wong, Brazil extradition

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  • Prosecution Matter

    Thursday, 28 June 2018

    I can confirm a former staff member of the Australian Secret Intelligence Service and a Mr Bernard Collaery have been summoned to appear in connection with offences...

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  • Australia’s national security greatly enhanced with new laws

    Thursday, 28 June 2018

    Attorney-General, Christian Porter, said that Australia's national security has been greatly enhanced with the successful passage of two major bills today.

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  • RN Drive

    Wednesday, 27 June 2018

    The federal government's foreign interference legislation is set to pass the Senate with the support of the Opposition.

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  • Parliamentary Committee Report on Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme

    Monday, 25 June 2018

    Attorney-General, Christian Porter, welcomed the release today of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security’s (PJCIS’s) report on the Government’s Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme Bill 2017.

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  • Assignments to the Appeal Division of the Family Court of Australia

    Friday, 22 June 2018

    I am pleased to announce the assignment of two judges to the Appeal Division of the Family Court of Australia: the Hon Justice Garry Watts and the Hon Justice Stewart Austin.

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  • Radio 6PR – Gareth Parker

    Thursday, 21 June 2018

    Subjects: tax cuts; republic referendum/plebiscite

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  • New laws to prevent criminal misrepresentation of Commonwealth bodies

    Monday, 18 June 2018

    Australians will be protected from the deliberately deceptive behaviour seen during the 2016 election campaign – the so called Mediscare campaign.

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  • Doorstop – Parliament House - Mural Hall

    Monday, 18 June 2018

    Subjects: Mediscare Bill passes Parliament; Foreign Influence Bill; Clive Palmer

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  • Relaunch of Family Relationships Online

    Friday, 15 June 2018

    The launch of the redeveloped Family Relationships Online website today further supports the Federal Coalition Government's commitment to Australian families.

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  • Establishment of peak body to counter elder abuse

    Thursday, 14 June 2018

    A new group to be launched today by the Attorney-General will focus on supporting older Australians and protecting them from elder abuse.

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  • RN Breakfast – Hamish McDonald

    Thursday, 14 June 2018

    national security, child protection/confessional, elder abuse

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  • Today with Karl Stefanovic

    Thursday, 14 June 2018

    Elder Abuse Action Australia

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  • Radio 6PR Perth – Gareth Parker

    Thursday, 14 June 2018

    Subjects: Elder abuse; G5 contract; MPs pay

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  • Channel Nine Afternoon News

    Thursday, 14 June 2018

    Subjects: elder abuse

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  • Sky News – David Speers

    Thursday, 14 June 2018

    Subjects: Huawei; national security; elder abuse

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  • Australian Government Response to the Royal Commission into Child Sexual Abuse

    Wednesday, 13 June 2018

    The Turnbull Government will establish a National Office for Child Safety and issue a formal apology in response to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.

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  • 6PR with Gareth Parker

    Tuesday, 12 June 2018

    Subjects: Foreign Interference Bill; Tax Reform; Redress

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  • ABC TV - Insiders

    Sunday, 10 June 2018

    Subjects: national security; family courts reform; Royal Commission into institutional child sexual abuse

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  • Sky News – Live Now

    Friday, 8 June 2018

    Subjects: Foreign Influence Laws

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  • Consultation on new measure to combat corporate crime

    Friday, 8 June 2018

    Ensuring greater compliance with corporate law is the focus of a draft Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) Scheme Code of Practice, released today for consultation.

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  • ABC Radio - AM

    Friday, 8 June 2018

    Subjects: Foreign Interference Laws

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  • Attorney-General focuses on next key national security legislation

    Friday, 8 June 2018

    Following the release yesterday of the report of the Joint Parliamentary Committee on Intelligence and Security, Attorney-General, Christian Porter said he was now focused on securing the passage of the Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme Bill

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  • Perth Doorstop Interview

    Friday, 8 June 2018

    Subjects: Foreign Influence Laws, SAS, elder abuse register

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  • Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme Amendments released by PJCIS

    Friday, 8 June 2018

    I welcome the public release of the proposed amendments to the Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme.

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  • Attorney-General welcomes Committee Report on Espionage and Foreign Interference Bill

    Thursday, 7 June 2018

    Attorney-General, Christian Porter, welcomed the release today of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security on the Government’s National Security Legislation Amendment (Espionage and Foreign Interference) Bill 2017.

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  • Turnbull Government encourages child sex abuse survivors to contribute to National Apology

    Thursday, 7 June 2018

    The Turnbull Government is encouraging people who suffered or were affected by institutional child sexual abuse, and their supporters, to contribute to the development of the National Apology.

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  • Record penalty agreed for breaches of money laundering and terrorism financing laws

    Monday, 4 June 2018

    The Turnbull Government has welcomed the agreement between the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) and AUSTRAC.

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  • 2GB – Sydney Live

    Thursday, 31 May 2018

    Subjects: Family Court Reform

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  • Chair of the National Archives of Australia Advisory Council

    Thursday, 31 May 2018

    The Turnbull Government has reappointed Dr Denver Beanland as Chair of the National Archives of Australia Advisory Council.

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  • ABC News 24

    Thursday, 31 May 2018

    Subjects: Court reform; national security review; national redress scheme

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  • Court Reforms to help families save time and costs in family law disputes

    Wednesday, 30 May 2018

    Families will be helped to resolve their disputes more quickly as a result of Turnbull Government reforms to the handling of family law matters in the federal court system.

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  • Review of national intelligence legislation

    Wednesday, 30 May 2018

    The Turnbull Government will undertake the most significant review of intelligence legislation in more than 40 years.

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  • AM Agenda – Sky News

    Wednesday, 30 May 2018

    Subjects: National Security Laws; Family Court Reform

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  • Today

    Wednesday, 30 May 2018

    Subjects: Family Court Reform

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  • ABC - AM

    Wednesday, 30 May 2018

    Subjects: Family Court Reform

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  • ABC News Breakfast

    Wednesday, 30 May 2018

    Subjects: Family Court Reform; National Security Laws

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  • Doorstop Interview

    Wednesday, 30 May 2018

    Subjects: Family Court Reform; National Security laws

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  • ABC Adelaide – Mornings

    Wednesday, 30 May 2018

    Subjects: Family Court Reform

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  • 5AA – Mornings

    Wednesday, 30 May 2018

    Subjects: Family Court Reform; Nation Security Laws

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  • 6PR – Mornings with Gareth Parker

    Wednesday, 30 May 2018

    Subjects: Family Court Reform

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  • Appointments to the Federal Circuit Court of Australia

    Tuesday, 29 May 2018

    Today, I am pleased to announce the appointment of two judges to the Federal Circuit Court of Australia: Mr Terry Betts to the Newcastle Registry and Mr Bruce Smith to the Sydney Registry.

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  • Holding Russia responsible for its role in the downing of MH17

    Friday, 25 May 2018

    The Joint Investigation Team (JIT) yesterday released significant findings that the BUK missile system used to down MH17 belonged to the 53rd Brigade of the Russian army.

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  • Counter Terrorism Laws Extended and Enhanced

    Thursday, 24 May 2018

    The Australian Government has today introduced the Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment Bill (No.1) 2018 to extend vital counter-terrorism powers for our law enforcement and national security agencies for a further three years.

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  • 6PR – Morning with Gareth Parker

    Thursday, 24 May 2018

    Subjects: China; Company tax cuts; Family Court system

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  • 6PR – Mornings with Gareth Parker

    Thursday, 17 May 2018

    Subjects: Perth by-election; Citizenship; Foreign Interference Bill

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  • Sky News - Newsday

    Thursday, 17 May 2018

    Subjects: Live Export Decision; Citizenship; John Setka

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  • Review of Commonwealth Legal Assistance Arrangements

    Monday, 14 May 2018

    Today I am pleased to announce the terms of reference for the reviews of the National Partnership Agreement on Legal Assistance Services 2015-20 and the Indigenous Legal Assistance Program.

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  • 6PR – Mornings with Gareth Parker

    Thursday, 10 May 2018

    Subjects: High Court Decision; 2018 Budget; Arthur Greer parole

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  • High Court – Katy Gallagher

    Wednesday, 9 May 2018

    The High Court has today decided that Katy Gallagher was ineligible to be elected to the Senate because she was a dual citizen at the close of nominations for the 2016 Federal Election.

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  • Press Conference - Katy Gallagher High Court Decision

    Wednesday, 9 May 2018

    Subjects: Katy Gallagher High Court Decision

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  • Australia signs transfer of prisoners treaty with United Arab Emirates

    Wednesday, 9 May 2018

    Today, I signed an important treaty with the United Arab Emirates’ Foreign Minister, His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, in Canberra to allow for the transfer of prisoners between our countries.

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  • Sky News David Speers

    Friday, 4 May 2018

    Subjects: CBA data; Perth byelection; QLD tree clearing

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  • Radio 6PR Gareth Parker Mornings

    Thursday, 3 May 2018

    Subjects: Pressures of Federal Parliament; CBA data loss; Banking Royal Commission; business tax cuts; Perth byelection

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  • Commencement of selection process for Race Discrimination Commissioner

    Thursday, 26 April 2018

    The Turnbull Government today commences a merit selection process for the position of Race Discrimination Commissioner at the Australian Human Rights Commission.

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  • Appointment of National Native Title Tribunal President

    Monday, 2 April 2018

    I am pleased to announce that the Honourable Justice John Dowsett AM has been appointed as the Full-Time President of the National Native Title Tribunal.

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  • AAT Appointments

    Thursday, 29 March 2018

    Today, I am pleased to announce the reappointments of Mr Ian Molloy as a Deputy President and Mr Nicholas Gaudion as a member to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal, each for a period of five years.

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  • Reappointment of First Parliamentary Counsel

    Thursday, 29 March 2018

    I am pleased to announce the reappointment of Mr Peter Quiggin PSM as First Parliamentary Counsel to the Office of Parliamentary Counsel (OPC) for five years, commencing on 13 May 2018.

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  • Review of financial hardship arrangements

    Wednesday, 28 March 2018

    The Turnbull Government will review the operation of financial hardship arrangements.

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  • Radio National Drive - 28 March 2018

    Wednesday, 28 March 2018

    Subjects: Tax cuts; Indigenous incarceration; espionage

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  • 6PR – Mornings with Gareth Parker

    Thursday, 22 March 2018

    Subjects: WA Family Law Reform - superannuation

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  • Statement re High Court of Australia decision

    Wednesday, 21 March 2018

    The Australian Government welcomes the High Court’s unanimous decision delivered today in Alley vs Gillespie.

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  • 6PR – Mornings with Gareth Parker

    Thursday, 15 March 2018

    Subjects: National Redress Scheme; Labor’s Tax Policy

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  • Re-appointment of National Children’s Commissioner

    Thursday, 15 March 2018

    Today I am pleased to announce the re-appointment of Ms Megan Mitchell as the full-time National Children’s Commissioner.

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  • Appointment to the Family Court of Australia

    Thursday, 15 March 2018

    Today I am pleased to announce the appointment of the Hon Justice Linda Gail Sutherland as a Judge of the Family Court of Australia. Her Honour will bring a wealth of family law experience to the Court.

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  • ABC Radio Perth Breakfast

    Monday, 12 March 2018

    His federal counterpart, Christian Porter, joins us now. Good morning, Attorney-General.

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  • ABC News - 24 The National Wrap - Patricia Karvelas

    Sunday, 11 March 2018

    Subjects: Trade; redress; Roman Quaedvlieg; Banking Royal Commission; s44; espionage media reporting; foreign donations

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  • National Apology to Victims and Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse Reference Group

    Friday, 9 March 2018

    The Turnbull Government today announces the membership of the National Apology to Victims and Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse Reference Group.

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  • Australia and Timor-Leste sign Maritime Boundary Treaty

    Wednesday, 7 March 2018

    Today we signed the Treaty between Australia and the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste Establishing Their Maritime Boundaries in the Timor Sea.

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  • Amendments to Espionage and Foreign Interference Bill

    Tuesday, 6 March 2018

    The Turnbull Government has committed to refinements and improvements to the National Security Legislation Amendment (Espionage and Foreign Interference) Bill.

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  • Appointment of Native Title Registrar - National Native Title Tribunal

    Monday, 5 March 2018

    Ms Christine Fewings has been appointed the Full-Time Native Title Registrar within the National Native Title Tribunal.

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  • Radio National PM with Linda Mottram

    Monday, 5 March 2018

    Subjects: Espionage laws

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  • Children's Rights report

    Friday, 2 March 2018

    Today, alongside National Children’s Commissioner, Ms Megan Mitchell, and President of the Australian Human Rights Commission, Emeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher AM, I am pleased to launch the 2017 Children’s Rights Report.

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  • 25th anniversary of Disability Discrimination Act

    Thursday, 1 March 2018

    Today marks the 25th anniversary of the commencement of the Disability Discrimination Act 1992, which protects and promotes equal rights, equal opportunities and equal access for Australians with disabilities.

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  • 6PR – Mornings with Gareth Parker

    Thursday, 1 March 2018

    Michaelia Cash comments; Julie Bishop travel; National Plan for Elder Abuse; Drug-testing trial

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  • Commencement of the Notifiable Data Breaches Scheme

    Thursday, 22 February 2018

    New rules around mandatory reporting of serious data breaches come into effect from today.

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  • 6PR - Morning with Gareth Parker

    Thursday, 22 February 2018

    Subjects: The Langoulant Report on WA Government; NorthLink

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  • Matter of Fact – ABC News 24 (Guest Presenter Fauziah Ibrahim)

    Thursday, 22 February 2018

    Subjects: Elder Abuse

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  • New domestic violence service for NSW Central Coast

    Wednesday, 21 February 2018

    The Attorney-General was joined by Member for Robertson, Lucy Wicks, to officially launch the Central Coast Domestic Violence Unit, operated by NSW Legal Aid, during an event today in Wyong.

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  • National Plan to address elder abuse

    Tuesday, 20 February 2018

    Attorney-General, Christian Porter, announced the National Plan today, in a speech to the Fifth National Elder Abuse Conference in Sydney.

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  • 2GB – Alan Jones Breakfast Show

    Tuesday, 20 February 2018

    Subjects: Elder Abuse

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  • Retirement of the Australian Information Commissioner and Privacy Commissioner

    Tuesday, 20 February 2018

    Mr Timothy Pilgrim PSM will retire as Australian Information Commissioner and Privacy Commissioner on 24 March 2018.

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  • 5th Elder Abuse Conference – Together Making Change

    Tuesday, 20 February 2018

    5th Elder Abuse Conference – Together Making Change 20 February 2018 at 3.30PM

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  • Legal support services to help survivors of institutional child sexual abuse access redress

    Monday, 19 February 2018

    Survivors of institutional child sexual abuse will have access to legal support services to help them access redress under the Commonwealth Redress Scheme.

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  • Comprehensive reform of the debt agreement system

    Wednesday, 14 February 2018

    The Turnbull Government has today introduced legislation to reform debt agreements to help more people avoid personal bankruptcy and provide greater protection for debtors and creditors.

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  • Doorstop Interview 8 February 2018

    Thursday, 8 February 2018

    Subjects: MP Citizenship; Espionage and foreign interference laws; Defamation laws

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  • ABC AM – With Sabra Lane

    Thursday, 8 February 2018

    Subjects: Foreign interference laws; MP citizenship

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  • Sky News – First Edition

    Thursday, 8 February 2018

    Subjects: Foreign interference laws; MP citizenship

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  • 6PR – Mornings with Gareth Parker

    Thursday, 8 February 2018

    Let's begin the program today with our regular guest on a Thursday, joining us a bit earlier today because there's plenty to talk about and it's all important. The Attorney-General is Christian Porter. He joins me on the line from Canberra.

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  • Newsday – Sky News

    Monday, 5 February 2018

    Subjects: Dual citizenship

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  • Radio 6PR Mornings

    Thursday, 1 February 2018

    Subjects: Leaked Cabinet papers; foreign interference; federal corruption body

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  • ABC Radio RN Breakfast

    Wednesday, 31 January 2018

    Subjects: National Integrity Commission; Wage Growth; Intelligence and Espionage laws; Cabinet leaks

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  • ABC Radio Melbourne Drive

    Tuesday, 30 January 2018

    Subjects: National Integrity Commission; Wage Growth

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  • 6PR - Mornings with Gareth Parker

    Thursday, 25 January 2018

    Pleased to welcome my next guest, a regular from 2017 who re-joins us in 2018 with a new job; the Federal Attorney-General, Christian Porter. Good morning.

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  • New second Parliamentary Counsel appointed

    Tuesday, 16 January 2018

    Today, I am pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Keith Byles PSM as Second Parliamentary Counsel to the Office of Parliamentary Counsel (OPC) for a seven year period.

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  • Australian Law Reform Commission completes inquiry into the incarceration rates of Indigenous Australians

    Friday, 22 December 2017

    Today the Australian Government has received the Australian Law Reform Commission’s final report on the incarceration rates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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  • ABC Radio National Hamish MacDonald

    Wednesday, 20 December 2017

    Taking on that legacy, of course, as Attorney-General, will be Christian Porter.

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