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The Hon Mark Dreyfus KC MP
I am pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Hugh de Kretser as the next President of the Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC).
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The Hon Mark Dreyfus KC MP
I am pleased to announce the appointments of Ms Simone Bingham and Ms Anna Bertone as judges of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2).
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The Hon Mark Dreyfus KC MP
Today the Australian Government has listed Ansar Allah, also known as the Houthis, as a terrorist organisation under the Criminal Code Act 1995 (the Criminal Code).
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The Hon Mark Dreyfus KC MP
The Albanese Labor Government is delivering significant investments to strengthen community safety, restore accountability and integrity in government and improve access to justice for all Australians.
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The Hon Mark Dreyfus KC MP
Subjects: Australian Federal Police canine capabilities demonstration, AFP pay negotiations, eSafety, anti-siphoning legislation, live sheep exports.
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The Hon Mark Dreyfus KC MP
I am pleased to announce the reappointment of Reece Kershaw APM as Commissioner of the Australian Federal Police (AFP) for a period of two years to October 2026.
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The Hon Mark Dreyfus KC MP
I am pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Elizabeth Tydd as the Australian Information Commissioner and head of the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC).
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The Hon Mark Dreyfus KC MP
Subjects: Violence against women, legal assistance, changes to the Family Law Act coming into effect, NZYQ cohort.
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The Hon Mark Dreyfus KC MP
Today the Albanese Government’s significant reforms to the Family Law Act come into effect, making Australia’s family law system simpler, safer and easier for separating families and their children.
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The Hon Mark Dreyfus KC MP
The Australia Government will invest $166.4 million in this month’s Budget to implement reforms to Australia’s anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing (AML/CTF) regime.
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