Member for Isaacs

Media Releases

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.

Funding the National Firearms Register

27 April 2024

The Australian Government will deliver a historic funding commitment to implement the National Firearms Register, a signature community and police safety initiative.

Next Justice Reinvestment Programs Announced

19 April 2024

The Albanese Government is investing in ten additional justice reinvestment initiatives as part of its landmark justice reinvestment programs. The projects announced today are part of the largest commitment to justice reinvestment ever delivered by the Commonwealth.

Australia Supports The 2024 Solomon Islands Joint Elections

16 April 2024

Australia is supporting Solomon Islands in the conduct of its upcoming Joint Elections on 17 April 2024, including through investment in logistics, operations and training, Australian election observers and the deployment of additional police and defence personnel.

Copyright reform to protect remote learning

11 April 2024

The Albanese Government will ensure students who use technology to attend classes remotely can benefit from the use of copyright material in online teaching in the same way as their fellow students who attend in person.

300,000 fraud attempts blocked by Albanese Government’s identity protection reforms

10 April 2024

New identity protection measures introduced by the Albanese Government in the wake of the Optus data breach have blocked over 300,000 fraudulent attempts to use stolen identity credentials.

Report backs anti-money laundering reforms

28 March 2024

The latest report of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has endorsed the need for the Albanese Government’s proposed reforms to Australia’s anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing (AML/CTF) regime.

Albanese Government protecting Commonwealth frontline workers

27 March 2024

The Albanese Government is working to better protect frontline workers from violence and aggression.

Legislation introduced today will ensure stronger protections for the Commonwealth frontline workers who help Australians access essential government services.

Statement on the tabling of the Australian Law Reform Commission's report on religious educational institutions and anti-discrimination laws

21 March 2024

No Australian should be discriminated against because of who they are or what they believe.

The Australian Law Reform Commission’s report tabled today is not a report from the Government. It is advice to the Government, and we will continue to consider it.

The Government will seek to enhance protections in anti-discrimination law in a way that brings Australians together.

Landmark administrative review reforms pass the House

21 March 2024

Legislation to reform Australia’s system of administrative review has passed the House of Representatives with additional enhancements to strengthen the new Administrative Review Tribunal (ART) and its merits-based appointment process.