Member for Isaacs

Media Releases

Celebrating 50 years of civil marriage celebrants

19 July 2023

Today we raise a toast to civil marriage celebrants in honour of the 50th anniversary of the Marriage Celebrants Program in Australia.

Appointment of Sex Discrimination Commissioner of the Australian Human Rights Commission

06 July 2023

The Albanese Government is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Anna Cody as Sex Discrimination Commissioner.

Commencement of the National Anti-Corruption Commission

30 June 2023

The Albanese Government is restoring integrity, honesty and accountability to government with the commencement of the National Anti-Corruption Commission.

Strengthening support for modern slavery victims and survivors

27 June 2023

The Albanese Government has reaffirmed its commitment to combat modern slavery at the commencement of the Modern Slavery Conference today in Melbourne.

Independent Review of the National Legal Assistance Partnership

23 June 2023

The Albanese Government has today commenced an Independent Review of the National Legal Assistance Partnership (NLAP).

Combatting Foreign Bribery

22 June 2023

The Albanese Government is cracking down on foreign bribery by Australian companies by removing barriers to investigations and prosecutions.

Strengthening intelligence oversight

22 June 2023

Legislation introduced today will for the first time see all ten of the intelligence and security agencies that make up Australia’s National Intelligence Community subject to the same statutory and parliamentary oversight.

Russian Federation High Court Proceedings

22 June 2023

On 15 June the Government enacted legislation terminating the Russian Federation’s lease for a proposed diplomatic presence next to Parliament House.

Funding for the Modern Slavery Grants Program Round Two

21 June 2023

Recipients of the National Action Plan to Combat Modern Slavery 2020-25 Grants Program have today been notified, with $2.73 million provided over two years to thirteen organisations working to combat modern slavery in Australia.

Real time reporting of Deaths in Custody

21 June 2023

The Albanese Government is taking action to turn the tide on the appalling rates of incarceration and deaths in custody of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians by delivering on our commitment to establish real-time reporting.