Mark Dreyfus MP

Member for Isaacs
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(03) 9580 4651

Media Releases

Court practitioners and public to participate in civil dispute evaluation

10 April 2013

Lawyers, alternative dispute resolution practitioners and people involved in federal court proceedings are encouraged to help evaluate the success of civil dispute resolution laws.

Government slashes red tape with repeal of more than one thousand regulations

09 April 2013

Today the Australian Government repealed over 1,000 regulations and other instruments within the Attorney-General's portfolio in a major drive to cut red tape.

Extra money for early intervention to support indigenous youth in the Top End

05 April 2013

The Australian Government will inject an extra $338 000 into the North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency to provide early intervention services to Indigenous youth in the Top End.

Update on the Royal Commission into Child Sexual Abuse

23 March 2013

Measures passed by Parliament this week will give the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse flexibility to receive information and evidence in private sessions from those affected by child abuse in institutions.

'Elvis' has left the building

22 March 2013

Attorney-General and Minister for Emergency Management Mark Dreyfus QC today thanked pilots and support crew and farewelled fire fighting helicopters that have fought major blazes across the country this summer.

Australian Government providing disaster income support for NSW storm and flooding victims

18 March 2013

The Disaster Income Recovery Subsidy (DIRS) has been made available to eligible residents in North East NSW whose income has been affected as a direct result of the severe storms and flooding in January and February this year.

High Court of Australia welcomes new Justice Patrick Keane AC

05 March 2013

The High Court of Australia officially welcomed new Justice Patrick Keane to the bench today at a swearing-in ceremony in Canberra.

Report says families settling legal disputes faster with Early Intervention Service

05 March 2013

The Family Law Early Intervention Service, which provides a legal aid duty lawyer at court registries in New South Wales, is helping more people settle family matters earlier, often outside of court, according to a report officially launched today by Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus QC.

New President for National Native Title Tribunal

04 March 2013

Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus QC today announced the appointment of Ms Raelene Webb QC as President of the National Native Title Tribunal (NNTT).