MARK DREYFUS MP

Member for Isaacs

Media Releases

Investing in access to justice and improving community safety

14 May 2024

The Albanese Labor Government is delivering significant investments to strengthen community safety, restore accountability and integrity in government and improve access to justice for all Australians.

Reappointment of Reece Kershaw APM as Australian Federal Police Commissioner

10 May 2024

I am pleased to announce the reappointment of Reece Kershaw APM as Commissioner of the Australian Federal Police for a period of two years to October 2026.

Appointment of the Australian Information Commissioner

09 May 2024

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Elizabeth Tydd as the Australian Information Commissioner and head of the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC).

Landmark Family Law Act reforms come into effect

06 May 2024

Today the Albanese Government’s significant reforms to the Family Law Act come into effect, making Australia’s family law system simpler, safer and easier for separating families and their children.

Boosting Australia’s anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing regime

06 May 2024

The Australia Government will invest $166.4 million in this month’s Budget to implement reforms to Australia’s anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing (AML/CTF) regime.

Mobile app to protect identity credentials from cyber crooks

05 May 2024

The Albanese Government will provide an additional $11 million in the 2024-25 Budget for a mobile app and secure website that will enable all Australians to easily and swiftly protect their identity credentials from cyber crooks.

Progressing reforms to Australia’s anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing laws

02 May 2024

The Australian Government is serious about preventing criminal abuse of our financial system. No legitimate business wants to assist the laundering of money which funds transnational, serious and organised crime.

Concerning new statistics on the prevalence of requests for facilitated child sexual exploitation online

02 May 2024

The Albanese Government is encouraging parents to limit who they share content with online, as new research by the Australian Institute of Criminology (AIC) highlights the risks of people misusing and even exploiting this information.

Helping Australians navigate surrogacy

29 April 2024

The Albanese Government has launched a new national hub, the Surrogacy in Australia website, to provide information about the often difficult process of surrogacy.

Supporting community safety in the Northern Territory

29 April 2024

The Commonwealth is providing $14.2 million in additional funding to deliver policing and other community safety support in Alice Springs.