Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon John Quigley MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

13/10/2021

Quigley; Papalia

Attorney General; Police

New laws give police powers to disrupt and dismantle criminal gangs

13/10/2021

Quigley

Attorney General

Government puts $3m crime-stopping grants in the cloud

12/10/2021

Quigley

Attorney General

Corruption expert and prosecutor appointed Magistrate

17/09/2021

Quigley

Attorney General

Commercial lawyer appointed to State Administrative Tribunal

15/09/2021

McGowan; Quigley

Premier; Electoral Affairs

Electoral Equality Bill introduced into State Parliament

14/09/2021

Quigley

Attorney General

Hockton appointed to Magistrates Court

9/09/2021

McGurk; Quigley; Johnston

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Community Services; Attorney General; Corrective Services

$198 million committed to keep communities safe, strong and fair

4/09/2021

McGurk; Quigley; Cook

Women's Interests; Attorney General; Deputy Premier; Health

Ground-breaking WA strategy to combat sexual violence

31/08/2021

Quigley

Attorney General

Views sought for reforms of anti-discrimination laws

27/08/2021

Quigley

Attorney General

Community Legal Centres win four-year funding deal

27/08/2021

Quigley

Attorney General

Funding certainty to help Law Access meet pro bono demand

26/08/2021

Quigley

Attorney General

New appointments bolster State Administrative Tribunal

12/08/2021

Quigley

Attorney General

Magistrate Christian Miocevich appointed District Court Judge

12/08/2021

Quigley

Attorney General

Four senior advocates appointed to Magistrates Court

29/07/2021

Quigley

Attorney General

Senior Barrister appointed to the Supreme Court

8/07/2021

Quigley

Attorney General

State Solicitor’s Office now an independent sub-department

5/07/2021

Quigley; McGurk

Attorney General; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Family violence shuttle conferencing gets underway

25/06/2021

McGowan; Quigley

Premier; Attorney General

John McKechnie QC reappointed CCC Commissioner

15/06/2021

McGowan; Quigley

Premier; Attorney General

Bill to appoint CCC Commissioner to come before Parliament

15/06/2021

McGowan; Quigley; Cook

Premier; Attorney General; Health

New Bill to further protect information obtained for COVID-19 contact tracing

9/06/2021

Quigley

Attorney General

Principal Registrar Strk named a Supreme Court judge

1/06/2021

Quigley

Attorney General

Barrister, Supreme Court Registrar appointed to District Court

19/05/2021

Quigley

Attorney General

Dedicated volunteer among Community Service Law Awards winners

30/04/2021

Quigley

Electoral Affairs

Ministerial Expert Committee to advise Government on electoral reform

28/04/2021

Quigley

Attorney General

Scheme helping people put unpaid court fines behind them

27/03/2021

McGowan; Quigley

Premier; Attorney General

Process to appoint corruption fighter re-commences

24/03/2021

Quigley; McGurk

Attorney General; Child Protection

Redress for Fairbridge survivors

24/03/2021

Quigley

Attorney General

Awards for pro bono legal heroes up for grabs

2/03/2021

Quigley

Attorney General

Ombudsman to investigate delays in notifying families about deaths of loved ones

31/01/2021

Quigley

Commerce

More financial help to secure tenancies after moratorium ends

15/01/2021

Quigley

Attorney General

Experienced criminal lawyer appointed as a magistrate

14/01/2021

Quigley

Attorney General

Deputy Director of DPP appointed to the District Court

13/01/2021

Quigley

Attorney General

Proceeds of crime to give vulnerable people a helping hand

17/12/2020

Quigley; Wyatt

Commerce; Treasurer

COVID-19 relief grants expanded to help pay tenants’ rent debt

16/12/2020

Quigley

Attorney General

Senior Counsel becomes District Court judge

10/12/2020

McGurk; Quigley

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Attorney General

New weapons in the fight against strangulation

1/12/2020

Quigley

Attorney General

Commercial lawyer appointed to the District Court

20/11/2020

Quigley

Attorney General

Fresh voices sought to advise Government on victims of crime

10/11/2020

Quigley

Attorney General

Seized cash channelled to crime-busting programs and victim support

28/10/2020

Quigley

Attorney General

Tireless advocate for children among law awards winners

27/10/2020

Quigley

Attorney General

Legal advice clarifies position regarding direction to hold inquests

21/10/2020

Quigley

Attorney General

Matthew Zilko appointed Parliamentary Inspector of the CCC

20/10/2020

Quigley

Attorney General

Judge Kathleen Glancy appointed Deputy President of SAT

19/10/2020

Quigley

Attorney General

Statement from the Attorney General on the passing of David Ipp

16/10/2020

Quigley

Commerce

Extra Christmas shopping hours to help stimulate retail trading

16/10/2020

Quigley

Attorney General

Commissioner for Children and Young People term extended

14/10/2020

Quigley

Attorney General

Former Supreme Court Judge to head WA’s peak law reform body

8/10/2020

Quigley; McGurk

Attorney General; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

More than $7 million to be spent on new restraining order system

8/10/2020

Roberts; Logan; Quigley; McGurk

Police; Emergency Services; Corrective Services; Attorney General; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

McGowan Government recovery budget keeps WA safe and strong

25/09/2020

Quigley

Commerce

Rent grant continues for tenants and landlords impacted by COVID-19

23/09/2020

Quigley

Commerce

New legislation to create a fairer system for building and construction industry

10/09/2020

Quigley

Commerce

COVID-19 residential rent laws extended for six months

10/09/2020

Quigley; Papalia

Commerce; Small Business

WA to extend COVID-19 commercial tenancy laws

29/08/2020

Quigley

Attorney General

Kraszlan appointed Commissioner for Victims of Crime

28/08/2020

Quigley; McGurk

Attorney General; Child Protection

Special court to promote child safety

18/08/2020

McGurk; Logan; Quigley

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Corrective Services; Attorney General

Family and domestic violence offenders face GPS tracking

12/08/2020

Quigley

Attorney General

Cash from criminals to fund crime-stopping projects

5/08/2020

Quigley

Commerce

Advocates for WA’s vulnerable consumers become award winners

31/07/2020

Quigley

Attorney General

Six new magistrates to strengthen court’s regional presence

30/07/2020

Quigley

Attorney General

Three judge appointments increase District Court numbers

6/07/2020

Quigley

Attorney General

Barrister Philip Urquhart to become a Coroner

3/07/2020

Quigley

Attorney General

Magistrates to hear court matters State-wide for the first time

26/06/2020

McGurk; Quigley

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Attorney General

Parliament passes landmark family violence reform package

26/06/2020

Quigley

Attorney General

Parliament passes laws to keep high risk offenders behind bars

24/06/2020

Quigley; MacTiernan

Attorney General; Agriculture and Food

Animal welfare and farm trespass Bill introduced into Parliament

24/06/2020

Quigley

Attorney General

Legal funding boost to help Western Australia’s most vulnerable and disadvantaged

17/06/2020

Quigley

Attorney General

Parliament passes comprehensive reform package to WA’s fine enforcement regime

29/05/2020

Quigley; Papalia

Commerce; Small Business

New WA code provides certainty for commercial tenants

15/05/2020

Quigley

Attorney General

Bill to reappoint John McKechnie is valid, says Opposition advice

12/05/2020

Quigley; McGurk

Attorney General; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Victims of violence able to apply for restraining orders online

6/05/2020

Quigley

Attorney General

New Judge appointed to the District Court

23/04/2020

McGowan; Wyatt; Quigley; Papalia

Premier; Treasurer; Commerce; Small Business

New $154.5 million relief package to support tenants, landlords and construction industry

21/04/2020

McGowan; Quigley

Premier; Commerce

Eviction moratorium and code of conduct to protect WA businesses

21/04/2020

McGowan; Quigley

Premier; Commerce

Moratorium on residential tenancy evictions becomes law in WA

14/04/2020

McGowan; Quigley

Premier; Attorney General

Urgent Bill to reappoint CCC Commissioner

14/04/2020

McGowan; Quigley

Premier; Commerce

New laws to provide support for commercial and residential tenants and landlords

3/04/2020

Quigley

Attorney General

Attorney General pays tribute to former Chief Judge of Family Court

2/04/2020

Quigley; McGurk

Attorney General; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

New laws to protect family violence victims during COVID-19 pandemic

1/04/2020

Roberts; Quigley

Police; Attorney General

Tough penalties to protect essential frontline workers during pandemic

31/03/2020

Quigley

Attorney General

Legal Aid increases help to Western Australians amid COVID-19 crisis

31/03/2020

Quigley; Roberts

Attorney General; Police

Serious penalties for COVID-19 related assaults or threats to frontline workers

31/03/2020

Quigley; Cook

Attorney General; Health

New laws to allow doctors to trial new and emerging treatments for COVID-19

20/03/2020

Quigley

Attorney General

Introduction of WA Pro Bono Model to enhance access to justice

18/03/2020

Quigley

Attorney General

Uniform law to provide real benefits to WA lawyers and their clients

16/03/2020

McGowan; Quigley

Premier; Commerce

Extra shopping hours to help WA's pensioners and people with disabilities

13/03/2020

Roberts; Quigley

Police; Attorney General

Foundations laid for new Armadale Courthouse and Police Complex

29/02/2020

Quigley; MacTiernan

Attorney General; Agriculture and Food

Farm trespass and animal welfare Bill out for public comment

28/02/2020

Quigley

Attorney General

New Chief Judge appointed to head WA’s District Court

17/02/2020

Quigley

Attorney General

New award to recognise pro bono work by legal firms

5/02/2020

Quigley

Attorney General

$5 million available to fund community safety and anti-drug measures

13/01/2020

Quigley; Roberts

Attorney General; Police

New anti-consorting scheme set to obstruct organised criminal activity in WA

24/12/2019

Quigley

Attorney General

District Court appointments include first Aboriginal judge

24/12/2019

Quigley

Attorney General

New appointments to the Children’s Court announced

27/11/2019

Quigley; McGurk

Attorney General; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

New laws to tackle family and domestic violence in WA

14/11/2019

McGowan; Quigley

Premier; Attorney General

Independent review ordered into Housing Authority

16/10/2019

Quigley

Commerce

Parliament passes laws to protect children from toppling furniture

11/10/2019

Quigley

Commerce

More retail trading hours for Perth shoppers at Christmas

2/10/2019

Roberts; Quigley; Wyatt

Police; Attorney General; Aboriginal Affairs

Custody Notification Service now operational in Western Australia

27/09/2019

Quigley

Attorney General

Attorney General moves to protect CCC inquiry

25/09/2019

Quigley

Attorney General

WA’s fines enforcement regime set for a major overhaul