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Australian Law Reform Commission inquiry into class action proceedings and third-party litigation funders

The final report has been publicly released after being tabled in Federal Parliament. The report is expected to stimulate debate amongst consumer advocates, the legal profession, the business sector, and across the wider community, on the issues raised by the report.

Additional funding for digitisation of Prime Ministers records

The Morrison Government is providing the National Archives of Australia additional funding to support the ongoing digital preservation of Prime Ministerial records.

Commonwealth Integrity Commission Review Panel announced

The panel of experts who will advise Government on the development of the legislation for the Commonwealth Integrity Commission (CIC) has been announced today by the Morrison Government.

Additional funding for Family Violence Support Services

The Morrison Government is providing additional funding for front-line services to support vulnerable Australians affected by family violence.

Appointment to the Federal Circuit Court of Australia

Mr Karl Blake has been appointed as a judge of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia and will commence in the Melbourne Registry on 30 January 2019.

Annual progress report on implementation of Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse recommendations

The first Annual Progress Report was tabled today. The report highlights the progress being made across the Australian Government to implement the recommendations made in the Royal Commission's Final Report.

Appointments to the National Native Title Tribunal

Ms Nerida Cooley has been appointed as a full-time member to the National Native Title Tribunal and Mr James McNamara has been reappointed as a full-time member.

Commonwealth Government to establish new integrity commission

A new Commonwealth Integrity Commission will take the lead on detecting and stamping out any corrupt and criminal behaviour by Commonwealth employees.

Government response to Religious Freedom Review

Our government is acting to protect religious freedom in Australia and to protect the rights of Australians to be themselves.

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

Two additional part-time Commissioners have been appointed to the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) to assist with the review of the family law system.