Mark Dreyfus MP

Member for Isaacs
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Media Releases

Amanda Stoker Tries To Cancel Anti-Racism Campaign

29 April 2021

Senator Amanda Stoker’s attempt to block the Australian Human Rights Commission’s (AHRC) anti-racism campaign is a disturbing and outrageous attempt to interfere with the work of an independent government agency.

Ombudsman's Report Highlights The Need For Greater Oversight

28 April 2021

Today’s findings that ACT Policing have had “a cavalier approach to exercising telecommunications data powers” highlights the need for the government to urgently act on changes to metadata laws, as recommended by the bipartisan Intelligence and Security Committee over six months ago.

Labor To Expand Justice Reinvestment To Reduce First Nations Incarceration

15 April 2021

30 years since the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody 474 First Nations people have died.

Labor is announcing a suite of substantive measures today to begin to turn the tide on the incarceration and the deaths.

Government's Response To The [email protected] Report

08 April 2021

After more than a year of delays, it’s about time Scott Morrison did something to respond to the [email protected] report about sexual harassment in Australian workplaces.

Michaelia Cash Cash Unfit To Be Nation's First Law Officer

29 March 2021

The appointment of Michaelia Cash as Attorney-General is an indictment on the lack of talent, and standards, within Mr Morrison’s Government.

Porter Shows No Respect For [email protected]

24 March 2021

Attorney-General Christian Porter has so little interest in tackling sexual harassment in Australian workplaces that in the year since he received the landmark [email protected] report he did not meet once with either the Sex Discrimination Commissioner or his own department to discuss it

Federal Court Appointments – Coalition Declares “Women Need Not Apply”

24 March 2021

The Morrison Government continues to overlook highly qualified women when it comes to making judicial appointments to the Federal Court Registry in Victoria.

Hopelessly Conflicted Attorney-General Must Stand Aside

23 March 2021

The Prime Minister now has no other option but to stand Christian Porter aside, after Senate Estimates confirmed the Attorney-General’s private defamation action against the ABC has left him hopelessly conflicted. 

Family Court Abolition A Terrible Day For Families

18 February 2021

The Morrison Government’s abolition of a stand-alone Family Court is a terrible decision that will affect the lives of thousands of vulnerable children and families.

Morrison Crushes Debate So He Can Abolish The Family Court

17 February 2021

The Morrison Government has today voted to shut down debate in the Senate so that it can ram through its dangerous and radical proposal to effectively abolish the Family Court of Australia.