Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus QC today announced that four new judges have been appointed to the Federal Court of Australia.Read more
Attorney-General and Minister for Emergency Management Mark Dreyfus QC and Victorian Minister for Community Services Mary Wooldridge today announced a new national guide to help local councils across Australia plan for the diverse needs of children caught up in an emergency – such as a fire, cyclone or flood.Read more
Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus QC today announced the Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre will receive $205,000 to provide legal assistance services and professional training to regional Victoria through the National Broadband Network (NBNRead more
Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus QC today released draft terms of reference for the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) to inquire into:
- Native Title law – Twenty Years and Beyond; and
- Legal Barriers for People with Disabilities.
The Gillard Government is moving to better protect Australians from discrimination, through legislation passed by the House of Representatives today.Read more
New laws to be introduced in Parliament tomorrow will require businesses and government agencies to notify people when a data breach affecting their privacy occurs.Read more