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Media releases published by the Attorney-General.

Latest media releases

Strengthening Family Safety by Enhancing Communication between Family Law Courts and States and Territories

To better protect the lives of women and children at risk of family violence in Australia, the Morrison Government will place state and territory child protection and family safety officials in family law courts across Australia.

New web resource for victims and witnesses of crime

A new internet resource to support victims and witnesses of crime has been launched by the Morrison Government, in response to recommendations of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.

Appointments to the Federal Court of Australia

Mr Darren Jackson SC, Mr Michael O'Bryan QC, Mr Angus Stewart SC and Mr John Snaden have been appointed as judges of the Federal Court of Australia.

Appointment to the Family Court of Australia

Judge Ciara Tyson has been appointed as a judge of the Family Court of Australia.

Correction – ABC News Breakfast Interview

In an interview this morning I was asked about reports concerning travel company QBT and I indicated that they had not been successful in a tender for government travel.

Appointments to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal

I am pleased to announce 86 appointments to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal, comprising 34 new appointments and reappointments for 52 existing members.

Strengthening counter-terrorism laws

The Morrison Government is further strengthening counter-terrorism laws to ensure the safety of Australians.

Appointments to the Family Court of Australia

Judge Jillian Williams and Judge Louise Henderson have been appointed to the Family Court of Australia, elevating them from their current positions as judges of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia.

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.