MARK DREYFUS MP

Member for Isaacs

Media Releases

Delivering Under The Australia-Papua New Guinea Bilateral Security Agreement

20 June 2024

Today, following the 30th Australia-Papua New Guinea Ministerial Forum, we announce a package of new initiatives to strengthen Papua New Guinea’s internal security and law and justice priorities.

AFP-funded patrol vessel to boost cross-border co-operation with PNG

18 June 2024

Cross border patrols of the Torres Strait region between Papua New Guinea and Australia will be enhanced with today’s presentation of the Police Patrol Vessel Minigulai to the Royal Papua New Guinea Constabulary.

SkyCity ordered to pay $67 million penalty for AML/CTF breaches

07 June 2024

Today the Federal Court has ordered SkyCity Adelaide Pty Ltd pay a $67 million penalty for its breaches of the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006.

New criminal laws to combat sexually explicit deepfakes

05 June 2024

Legislation introduced today will create new criminal offences to ban the sharing of non-consensual deepfake sexually explicit material.

Australian Law Reform Commission to inquire into future acts regime in the Native Title Act 1993 - Mark Dreyfus KC MP

04 June 2024

The Australian Government has today taken a key step towards improving the operation of the native title system by asking the Australian Law Reform Commission to undertake an inquiry into the future acts regime in the Native Title Act 1993.

Albanese Government establishes Anti-Slavery Commissioner

28 May 2024

The Albanese Government has established Australia’s first federal Anti-Slavery Commissioner.

Making marriage easier and more accessible

28 May 2024

Marriage in Australia has been updated from the age of the horse and carriage with legislation passed today making it easier to start the legal paperwork for weddings.

Albanese Government’s landmark administrative law reforms pass the Parliament

28 May 2024

The Albanese Labor Government is restoring trust and confidence in Australia’s system of administrative review, with landmark legislation to create the new Administrative Review Tribunal (ART) passing the Parliament today.

Independent Review of the National Legal Assistance Partnership

28 May 2024

Today, the Independent Review of the National Legal Assistance Partnership (NLAP) Final Report by Dr Warren Mundy has been released.

Appointments to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)

24 May 2024

I am pleased to announce the appointments of Ms Simone Bingham and Ms Anna Bertone as judges of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2).