Mark Dreyfus MP

Member for Isaacs
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Media Releases

Morrison Government Votes To Abolish The Family Court

01 December 2020

The fate of thousands of vulnerable children and families now rests with the Senate after the House voted by the narrowest of margins to endorse the Morrison Government’s radical proposal to effectively abolish the Family Court.

Family Court Abolition Will Hurt Families And Children

20 November 2020

Labor Senators have today rejected outright the Morrison Government’s radical proposal to effectively abolish the Family Court as a destructive and damaging move which will put Australian families at greater risk in their time of greatest need.

IGADF Afghanistan Inquiry - Richard Marles Mark Dreyfus Joint Statement

19 November 2020

The release of today’s report by the Inspector-General of the Australian Defence Force (IGADF) into allegations of war crimes committed by Australian Special Forces in Afghanistan is a difficult moment for the nation.

Government Response To The IGADF Inquiry - Richard Marles Mark Dreyfus Joint Statement

12 November 2020

Labor supports the announcement today that the Federal Government will establish an Office of the Special Investigator for the purposes of dealing with the outcomes of the Inspector General of the Australian Defence Force (IGADF)’s Afghanistan Inquiry.

Morrison's WA Border Humiliation

06 November 2020

The High Court has today delivered a humiliating rebuff to the Morrison Government and the Western Australian Liberals over their support for Clive Palmer’s bid to tear down WA’s border controls against COVID-19.

Experts Slam The Morrison Government's Proposal For A Federal Anti-Corruption Commission

03 November 2020

Experts have slammed the Morrison Government for announcing but not delivering a strong anti-corruption body

The Morrison Government's Cover-up Commission

02 November 2020

The Morrison Government has proposed a weak, secretive and compromised model clearly designed to allow the Government to pretend it is acting to address corruption while ensuring it could never be held accountable for its multiple scandals.

Appointments Of Justices To The High Court Of Australia

28 October 2020

Labor congratulates Federal Court Justices Jacqueline Gleeson and Simon Steward on their appointments to the High Court of Australia.

New Research Shows Auditor-General's Budget Smashed By 7 Years Of Liberal Budget Cuts

27 October 2020

New research has confirmed the Auditor-General’s budget has been slashed by almost 20 per cent in real terms, since the Liberals and Nationals came to power in 2013.

Integrity For Students, But Not For Ministers

21 October 2020

The Morrison Government has established an integrity unit for higher education in Melbourne at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. At the same time, it has blamed COVID-19 for the failure to introduce its integrity commission for politicians and bureaucrats.