Labor Will Restore A Full-Time Federal Circuit Court Judge In Townsville

A Labor government will appoint a full-time, local Federal Circuit Judge in Townsville, helping to clear the backlog of urgent family law cases that have been worsened by the Liberal-National Government.

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Labor's National Fire Fighting Fleet

A Shorten Labor Government will boost Australia’s firefighting capabilities with a national fleet of aircraft and dedicated smokejumper units to keep Australians safe from bushfires.

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Referral Of Christian Porter To The AFP

I have written to the Commissioner of the Australian Federal Police, Andrew Colvin, asking him to investigate whether the Attorney-General Christian Porter may have committed bribery offences under the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918.

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Government Must Do More To Get Redress Working

The Government must do more to make sure the National Redress Scheme is working for survivors.

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Scott Morrison Haggling Over Royal Commission Costs While People With Disability And Their Families Wait

While people with disability continue to wait, Scott Morrison is haggling with states and territories over who would fund a royal commission.

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Labor Launches Financial Rights Access To Justice Package

Labor will give Australians the legal firepower they need to take the fight to the banks with a $120 million contribution over four years from the Banking Fairness Fund to expand the financial rights legal assistance sector from 40 lawyers to 240 lawyers across Australia.

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The Wheels Are Falling Off Porter's Election Bus With New Jobs For Mates Scandal

As the wheels fall off the Morrison Government, scandal after scandal is showing hard-working Australians that this desperate government is only in it for themselves – and their mates.

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Government Looks After Their Own With AAT Appointments

If Australians needed any more evidence after the events of today that this government is only in it for themselves – Attorney-General Christian Porter has announced a staggering 86 appointments to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) after Parliament rose, full of Liberal mates.

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Win For Commonsense On Encryption

Today, the Senate passed a key Labor amendment to the Telecommunications and Other Legislation (Assistance and Access) Amendment Act, designed to tighten the definition of “systemic weakness” and better target the operation of powers in the Act. The government voted against this amendment.

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Dutton's Citizenship Loss Bill Gives A Win To Terrorists

Peter Dutton and Scott Morrison are trying to rush legislation through the parliament that could result in terrorists taking the Australian Government to the High Court – and winning.

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