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Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
The Attorneys General of the United Kingdom, the United States of America, Australia, Canada, and New Zealand join in support of Prosecutor General Iryna Venediktova, her Office, and the Ukrainian people in ensuring accountability for war crimes committed during the Russian invasion.
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Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
I am pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Michael Hawkins AM as the Registrar of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT).
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Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
Today the Morrison Government announced that it will extend the final report date for the Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide to 17 June 2024.
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Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
Attorney-General and Minister for Industrial Relations, Michaelia Cash, today announced the appointment of Mr Paul Schneider to the Fair Work Commission.
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Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
I am pleased to announce the reappointment of Ms June Oscar AO as the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner in the Australian Human Rights Commission. Ms Oscar's reappointment will be for a period of two years and commenced on 3 April 2022.
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Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
The Australian Government has now ratified the most contemporary international labour standard to address forced labour, reflecting its longstanding commitment to combatting modern slavery in all of its insidious forms.
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Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
The Australian Government is pleased to announce the appointment of members to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal.
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Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
I am pleased to announce that Ms Natasha Laing, Ms Amanda Mansini, Ms Alison Burt, Mr Paul Glass and Ms Gillian Eldershaw have been appointed as judges of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (FCFCOA) (Division 2) (formerly the Federal Circuit Court of Australia).
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Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
The Australian Government is investing an additional $11 million to better protect and improve supports for workers in dust generating industries and their families.
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Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
Today I announce the appointment of the Hon Justice Fiona Meagher as President of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT). Justice Meagher has also been appointed as a Judge of the Federal Court of Australia, fulfilling the statutory requirement for appointment as President of the AAT.
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