Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon John Quigley MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

30/06/2022

Quigley

Attorney General

Strategy sets out roadmap for WA’s legal assistance sector

29/06/2022

Quigley

Attorney General

Funding boost for WA’s community legal sector

16/06/2022

Quigley

Attorney General

Second appeal laws pass through State Parliament

14/06/2022

Quigley

Attorney General

Bail reforms to enhance protection for child complainants of abuse

14/06/2022

Quigley

Attorney General

Seized funds directed to programs that curb youth offending

13/06/2022

Quigley

Attorney General

New Law Awards category to champion Legal Aid work

7/06/2022

Quigley

Attorney General

Senior Counsel to join expanded Family Court bench

1/06/2022

Quigley

Attorney General

Date confirmed for WA to join Legal Profession Uniform Law scheme

31/05/2022

Quigley

Attorney General

Director of Public Prosecutions appointed to the Supreme Court

17/05/2022

Quigley

Attorney General

State Solicitor of Western Australia appointed to the District Court

13/05/2022

McGowan; Quigley

Premier; Attorney General

WA Parliament passes parole laws for persons linked to terrorism

12/05/2022

Quigley; McGurk; Punch

Attorney General; Child Protection; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Community Services; Disability Services

$450 million to support safe and thriving WA communities

21/04/2022

Quigley; Johnston

Attorney General; Corrective Services

Former Chief Judge to lead Prisoners Review Board

7/04/2022

Quigley

Attorney General

New laws to strengthen regulation and oversight of charitable trusts

6/04/2022

Quigley

Attorney General

Change to allow superannuation splitting between de facto couples

5/04/2022

Quigley

Attorney General

WA to join NSW and Victoria in Legal Profession Uniform Law scheme

2/04/2022

Quigley

Attorney General

Amanda Forrester SC reappointed Director of Public Prosecutions

30/03/2022

Punch; Quigley

Seniors and Ageing; Attorney General

Elder Rights WA launched to protect seniors’ rights across WA

29/03/2022

McGurk; Quigley

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Attorney General

Community to be consulted about tackling coercive control

28/03/2022

Quigley; McGurk; Buti

Attorney General; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal partners to provide Perth family violence legal service

23/03/2022

Quigley

Attorney General

Overhaul of statutory legacy scheme brings fairness to WA families

11/03/2022

Quigley

Attorney General

Judge Quail reappointed as Children’s Court President

16/02/2022

Quigley

Attorney General

Prosecutor appointed to the Magistrates Court

8/02/2022

Quigley; McGurk

Attorney General; Women's Interests

Two major reviews to examine WA’s sexual offence laws

27/01/2022

Quigley

Attorney General

Nurse-turned-lawyer appointed to State Administrative Tribunal

25/01/2022

Quigley

Attorney General

Planning and environmental specialist joins District Court, SAT

14/12/2021

Quigley

Attorney General

Registrar appointed Magistrate of the Family Court

13/12/2021

Quigley

Attorney General

New funding grants on offer for criminal justice research

8/12/2021

McGowan; Quigley; Papalia

Premier; Attorney General; Police

Tough new laws to hit organised crime including bikies

24/11/2021

Quigley

Attorney General

Community benefits from 13,000 hours of pro bono legal work

17/11/2021

Quigley; McGurk

Attorney General; Child Protection

New Commissioner for Children and Young People appointed

17/11/2021

McGowan; Quigley

Premier; Electoral Affairs

Western Australia enters era of electoral equality

5/11/2021

Quigley; McGurk; Dawson

Attorney General; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal legal service sought to tackle family violence

4/11/2021

Quigley; Johnston

Attorney General; Corrective Services

Aboriginal panel members chosen to provide justice insight

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