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Guidance released for vaccine rollout in Australian workplaces

The Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) and Safe Work Australia (SWA) have today released updated guidance for employers and employees about the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine in the workplace.

Parliament backs overdue reform of family courts

Families will be able to deal with their matters in the family courts much more quickly and at lower cost as a result of the Morrison Government’s reform of the family court system.

Appointment of Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security

Attorney-General, Christian Porter, today announced the substantive appointment of the Hon Dr Christopher Jessup QC as the Inspector General of Intelligence and Security.

Labor continues to mislead on IR debate

Labor is starting 2021 where it left 2020 - trying to mislead Australians by asking questions in Parliament that are 100 per cent wrong.

Malka Leifer extradition

The Australian Government welcomes the extradition of Malka Leifer from Israel to Australia.

Appointment of Acting Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security

The Hon Dr Christopher Jessup QC has been appointed as Acting Inspector General of Intelligence and Security.

Change to the personal bankruptcy threshold

Attorney-General Christian Porter today announced that Australia’s personal bankruptcy threshold will be set at $10,000.

Attorney-General welcomes Assistant Minister Appointment

Attorney-General, Christian Porter, welcomed the announcement today by the Prime Minister that Senator Amanda Stoker would be appointed his Assistant Minister.

Administrative Appeals Tribunal Appointments

The Government is pleased to announce the appointment of two Division Heads and 12 new members of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) for a period of three years.

Malka Leifer

The Australian Government welcomes the latest, significant developments in Israel overnight in the extradition proceedings against Malka Leifer.