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Attorney-General's portfolio.

Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
I am pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Meredith Leigh as the new First Parliamentary Counsel, the head of the Office of Parliamentary Counsel.
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Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
I am pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Murray Furlong as General Manager of the Fair Work Commission.
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Senator the Hon Amanda Stoker
Subjects: Criminal Integrity Commission, nuclear energy, US activists
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Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
The Australian Government has reinforced its commitment to mediation as a method of international commercial dispute resolution with the signing of the United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation, also known as the Singapore Convention.
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Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
The Morrison Government has today released for consultation exposure draft legislation to promote a fair and reasonable distribution of class action proceeds in proceedings involving a litigation funder.
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Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
More people facing hardship across NSW will have access to free legal support thanks to $95 million in additional Commonwealth legal assistance funding over four years.
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Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
The Australian Government welcomes the Preliminary Interim Report of the interim National Commissioner for Defence and Veteran Suicide Prevention, which has today been tabled in Parliament.
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Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
A new resource is now available to help separating couples fairly resolve responsibility for joint and other debts.
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Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
The President of the Senate, Senator the Hon Scott Ryan, has announced his decision to retire from the Senate.
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Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
I am pleased to announce the appointment of Deputy Chief Justice Robert McClelland as Deputy Chief Judge (Family Law) of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (FCFCOA) and the appointment of Judge Patrizia Mercuri as Deputy Chief Judge (General and Fair Work) of the FCFCOA. Both Deputy Chief Justice McClelland and Judge Mercuri will commence on 17 September 2021.
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