Tag: Attorney General

Come on Mr Attorney-General, transparency is more than a cry for opposition benches – Michael West

FOI, Mark Dreyfus, Rex Patrick

Has the government forgotten who employs it? Everyone should get their Freedom of Information requests dealt with in a reasonable time, writes former senator and transparency warrior Rex Patrick.

Source: Come on Mr Attorney-General, transparency is more than a cry for opposition benches – Michael West

Attorney General Christian Porter breaches law over three years, claims it was a mistake – Michael West

Christian Porter breaks national security law

Since taking the top legal job in Australia in 2017, Christian Porter has been in breach of Commonwealth safeguard legislation by neglecting to table crucial reports documenting his use of secretive national security (NSI) orders. Keiran Adair reports.

Attorney General Christian Porter breaches law over three years, claims it was a mistake – Michael West