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Media releases published by the Attorney-General.

Latest media releases

New credit reporting arrangements to facilitate better lending deals for consumers and protect vulnerable consumers

New credit reporting arrangements will improve transparency for credit providers of customers who have entered into financial hardship arrangements and enable people experiencing financial difficulty to demonstrate good credit behaviour by complying with the hardship arrangement.

Strengthening Australia’s counter-terrorism laws

The Morrison Government is strengthening counter terrorism laws to ensure dangerous offenders remain behind bars if they pose an ongoing threat to public safety.

Government delivers on its election commitments

The Government is keeping our promises and getting on with the job. A full list of Government bills that have passed the Parliament in this winter session.

Statutory Review of the amalgamated Administrative Appeals Tribunal tabled

The Government today tabled the Statutory Review of the amalgamated Administrative Appeals Tribunal.

Morrison Government delivers to protect farmers

Minister for Agriculture
Senator the Hon. Bridget McKenzie

The Hon. Christian Porter MP

Industrial reforms a major test for Labor

"Key Industrial reforms introduced into Parliament today will be a major test for Labor's Leadership," Minister for Industrial Relations, Christian Porter, said today.

National minimum wage case decision

The Morrison Government today welcomed the Fair Work Commission's decision to increase the National Minimum Wage rate and award wages by 3 per cent from 1 July 2019.

Continuing reforms priority for Attorney-General

Attorney-General, Christian Porter, welcomed his reappointment to Cabinet as Attorney-General, Minister for Industrial Relations and Leader of Government Business in the House.

Australian Law Reform Commission Review of the Family Law System

The Australian Law Reform Commission's (ALRC) final report into the Family Law System has been publicly released after being tabled in Federal Parliament today.

Review into Australia’s corporate criminal responsibility regime

The Morrison Government has commissioned the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) to undertake a comprehensive review of the corporate criminal responsibility regime.