MARK DREYFUS MP

Member for Isaacs

Media Releases

Privacy Penalty Bill Passes House

09 November 2022

The Albanese Government’s legislation to significantly increase penalties for repeated or serious privacy breaches has today passed the House.

Karen Andrews is wrong

08 November 2022

Contrary to claims made today by the discredited former Home Affairs Minister, overall funding for the Australian Federal Police increased in the Albanese Government’s first Budget.

Australian Law Reform Commission to review religious exemptions for educational institutions

04 November 2022

I have today formally asked the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) to review religious exemptions for educational institutions in Federal anti-discrimination law.

Preparations begin for National Anti-Corruption Commission

31 October 2022

This week the Government will begin the search for Australia’s first National Anti-Corruption Commissioner.

Parliament votes to restore standing of the Australian Human Rights Commission

27 October 2022

The Albanese Labor Government continues to deliver on our commitment to restore integrity to government with the passage today of the Australian Human Rights Commission Legislation Amendment (Selection and Appointment) Bill 2022.

Albanese Government Delivers Landmark First Nations Justice Investment

25 October 2022

The Albanese Government’s first Budget delivers a historic funding commitment aimed at Closing the Gap and improving the lives of Indigenous Australians.

Investing In Integrity, Human Rights and Safety

25 October 2022

The Albanese Government is building a better future for Australia by delivering the important reforms the Australian people voted for.

Suspension of visit by UN Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture

24 October 2022

The Australian Government regrets the decision of the United Nations Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture (SPT) to suspend its visit to Australia.

Tougher penalties for serious data breaches

22 October 2022

The Albanese Government will introduce legislation to significantly increase penalties for repeated or serious privacy breaches.

Visit from the United Nations Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture

17 October 2022

I welcome the visit to Australia by a delegation of the United Nations Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment.