Emergency measures introduced by the Morrison Government to help businesses adapt quickly to the challenges of COVID-19 will now be wound back in line with the easing of other restrictions on the Australian economy.
The Morrison Government will issue a new Regulation under the Fair Work Act to limit any changes made to enterprise agreements in response to the coronavirus pandemic to be effective for no more than 12 months.
Attorney-General, Christian Porter, congratulated Ms Sia Lagos on her appointment as Chief Executive Officer and Principal Registrar (CEO) of the Federal Court of Australia. Ms Lagos has been the acting CEO of the Federal Court since October 2019.
Ensuring Australians get their fair share of legal settlements will be the focus of a parliamentary committee inquiry which will examine all aspect of the class action system, including the enormous profits being made by litigation funders.