Member for Isaacs

Media Releases

Appointment of the Disability Discrimination Commissioner

28 November 2023

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Rosemary Kayess as Australia’s next Disability Discrimination Commissioner.

Albanese Government to outlaw Nazi salute and hate symbols

28 November 2023

The Albanese Government will ban the public display of the Nazi salute, making clear there is no place in Australia for those who seek to glorify hatred.

$255M Boost to Operation AEGIS and Law Enforcement to Keep Australians Safe

27 November 2023

The Albanese Labor Government is providing our agencies with the resources they need to ensure the safety of the community following the High Court’s decision in NZYQ v Minister for Immigration, Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs & Anor.

Freedom of Information Commissioner and Privacy Commissioner appointments

27 November 2023

The Albanese Government has today delivered on our election commitment to fully restore the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) with the appointment of standalone Privacy and Freedom of Information (FOI) Commissioners.

Albanese Government to improve reporting on intimate partner homicide

25 November 2023

The Albanese Labor Government is committed to progressing our shared ambition to end violence against women and children in Australia in one generation. One life lost to intimate partner homicide is too many

Outcomes of the Ministerial Forum on Child Safety

24 November 2023

Today I chaired a Ministerial Forum on Child Safety, bringing together Commonwealth, state and territory ministers to discuss national reforms to prevent child sexual abuse in Australia.

Reforms to Commonwealth secrecy offences

21 November 2023

The Australian Government will significantly reduce the number of secrecy offences, ensure remaining secrecy offences are fit for purpose, and improve protections for press freedom.

Joint Statement from Australia and the United States on the Inaugural meeting of the Joint Council on Combatting Online Child Sexual Exploitation

19 November 2023

The United States and Australian governments have marked United Nations’ World Day for the Prevention of and Healing from Child Sexual Exploitation, Abuse, and Violence by reaffirming our commitment to combatting child exploitation and abuse in our communities, online and internationally.

Recruitment of non-judicial Deputy Presidents and Senior Members for the new Administrative Review Tribunal

17 November 2023

The Australian Government has commenced the search for Deputy Presidents and Senior Members of the new Administrative Review Tribunal, the body that will replace the Administrative Appeals Tribunal.

Statement on Brevet Sergeant Jason Doig

17 November 2023

On behalf of the Government and people of Australia we offer our deepest condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of South Australian Police Brevet Sergeant Jason Doig, killed last night in the line of duty.