Media Statements

For Portfolio: Attorney General

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

5/08/2019

Quigley; Kelly

Attorney General; Innovation and ICT

State Government’s commitment to stronger, clearer privacy protections for Western Australians

25/07/2019

Quigley

Attorney General

New appointment to the Family Court announced

16/07/2019

Quigley

Attorney General

Catherine Fletcher appointed Information Commissioner

12/07/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan; Quigley

Premier; Regional Development; Attorney General

Wheels in motion for Bunbury youth driver training program

3/07/2019

Quigley

Attorney General

Legal Aid launches network of virtual offices across WA

26/06/2019

McGowan; Quigley

Premier; Attorney General

Parliament to consider new laws to keep high-risk offenders behind bars

23/06/2019

Quigley

Attorney General

Parliament to consider class actions regime for WA

20/06/2019

Quigley

Attorney General

New Bill to strengthen child sexual abuse laws in WA

19/06/2019

Quigley

Attorney General

New appointment to help reduce backlog in Coroner’s Court

5/06/2019

Quigley; Cook

Attorney General; Health

New CT scanner will help find answers in cases of unexpected death

22/05/2019

Logan; Quigley

Corrective Services; Attorney General

McGowan Labor Government aims to strengthen offender monitoring

13/05/2019

Quigley

Attorney General

Word on the street reveals 2019 law award winners

11/04/2019

Quigley

Attorney General

Appointment of two senior judicial officers announced

3/04/2019

Quigley

Attorney General

Justice Pritchard first woman to be appointed President of the SAT

19/03/2019

Quigley

Attorney General

Community, stakeholders urged to contribute to defamation law reform

15/03/2019

Ellery; Quigley

Education and Training; Attorney General

Schools take a stand against bullying

12/03/2019

McGowan; Quigley

Premier; Attorney General

State Government response to CCC report related to Tokyo Office

28/02/2019

Quigley

Attorney General

Western Australia to adopt uniform law

20/02/2019

Quigley

Attorney General

WA Parliament passes ‘revenge porn’ legislation

15/02/2019

Quigley

Attorney General

Lawyers who offer free, high-quality legal advice wanted

24/01/2019

MacTiernan

Attorney General

Grants to benefit victims of crime, combat drug use and fight crime

19/12/2018

Quigley

Attorney General

Stephen Lemonis appointed a judge of the District Court

17/12/2018

Quigley

Attorney General

State Government to pay for funerals of murder victims

14/12/2018

Quigley

Attorney General

Three new appointments to the Family Court announced

6/12/2018

Quigley

Attorney General

Parliament passes tough parole laws for WA’s worst killers

4/12/2018

Quigley

Attorney General

Inquiry prompts reform of legislation governing charitable trusts

28/11/2018

Quigley

Attorney General

Laws enabling WA’s participation in redress scheme pass Parliament

28/11/2018

McGowan; Quigley

Premier; Attorney General

WA introduces new bail laws for persons with links to terrorism

23/11/2018

Quigley; Roberts

Attorney General; Police

Joint media statement - Custody Notification Service a step closer to implementation in WA

20/11/2018

Quigley

Attorney General

City of Melville video series campaign receives international recognition

24/10/2018

Quigley

Attorney General

Larissa Strk appointed acting judge of the Supreme Court

22/10/2018

McGowan; McGurk; Quigley

Premier; Child Protection; Attorney General

Apologies to Australian survivors of institutional child sexual abuse

18/10/2018

McGowan; Quigley

Premier; Attorney General

Serial killer and mass murderer legislation to be introduced into State Parliament

4/10/2018

Quigley

Attorney General

Joshua Thomson SC named WA’s second law officer

19/09/2018

Quigley

Attorney General

Former Chief Justice to undertake review of WA’s asset seizure laws

13/09/2018

Murray; Quigley

Seniors and Ageing; Attorney General

Elder abuse report to complement McGowan Government’s agenda

11/09/2018

Quigley

Attorney General

Parliament passes expungement scheme for historical homosexual convictions

11/09/2018

Quigley

Attorney General

New appointment to the Family Court announced

11/09/2018

Quigley

Attorney General

New appointment to the Court of Appeal announced

28/08/2018

Quigley

Attorney General

Two new appointments to the Magistrates Court announced

15/08/2018

Quigley

Attorney General

Government moves to fix legal anomaly for intersex couples

1/08/2018

Quigley

Attorney General

Peter Quinlan SC named Western Australia’s next top judge

25/07/2018

Quigley

Attorney General

Public live streaming of Supreme Court proceedings becomes a reality

18/07/2018

Quigley

Attorney General

Fee relief application process simplified for concession card holders

4/07/2018

Quigley

Attorney General

New appointment to the Magistrates Court; Acting Information Commissioner announced

28/06/2018

Quigley

Attorney General

Landmark legal reform aims to stamp out ‘revenge porn’

27/06/2018

McGowan; Quigley

Premier; Attorney General

WA to sign up to National Redress Scheme

27/06/2018

McGowan; McGurk; Quigley

Premier; Child Protection; Attorney General

WA responds to Royal Commission and signs up to National Redress Scheme

20/06/2018

Quigley

Attorney General

Jennifer Smith appointed judge of the Supreme Court

23/05/2018

Quigley

Attorney General

New appointment to the Magistrates Court announced

21/05/2018

Quigley; Roberts; Wyatt

Attorney General; Police; Aboriginal Affairs

Custody Notification Service to become a reality in WA

14/05/2018

Quigley

Attorney General

Blades cuts through competition to win prestigious law award

10/05/2018

Quigley; Roberts; Logan

Attorney General; Police; Corrective Services

2018-19 Budget initiatives to strengthen community safety

9/05/2018

Quigley

Attorney General

Arthur Greer paroled on condition of deportation to the UK

3/05/2018

Roberts; Quigley

Police; Attorney General

Armadale Courthouse and Police Complex to be centre of new district

21/04/2018

Quigley

Attorney General

Scott Austic conviction referred to the Court of Appeal

18/04/2018

Quigley

Attorney General

State Government awards compensation to Gene Gibson

12/04/2018

Quigley

Attorney General

New judicial appointment to the Supreme Court announced

12/04/2018

Quigley

Attorney General

Criminals pay to fund vital community legal services across WA

10/04/2018

Quigley

Attorney General

Passage of Bill marks historic day for child sexual abuse survivors

3/04/2018

Quigley

Attorney General

Graham Hill named new director of Legal Aid Commission

26/03/2018

Quigley

Attorney General

Attorney General pays tribute to State’s top judge

20/03/2018

Quigley

Attorney General

No body, no parole laws pass State Parliament

14/03/2018

Quigley

Attorney General

Attorney General announces appointment of new regional magistrate

14/03/2018

Quigley

Attorney General

Attorney General to officially open new CCC Northbridge office today

28/02/2018

Quigley

Attorney General

Judge Julie Wager appointed new Children’s Court President

28/02/2018

Quigley

Attorney General

Attorney General pays tribute to Children’s Court President

27/02/2018

Quigley

Attorney General

New appointments to District and Supreme Courts announced

19/02/2018

Roberts; Quigley

Police; Attorney General

New powers to help police follow the money trails of criminals

16/02/2018

Quigley

Attorney General

Nominations open for the 2018 Attorney General’s Community Service Law Awards

1/02/2018

Quigley

Attorney General

Attorney General announces three new judicial appointments

21/01/2018

Quigley

Attorney General

Law changes to modernise gender reassignment legislation

18/12/2017

Quigley

Attorney General

New mortuary CT scanner will benefit grieving families

13/12/2017

Quigley

Attorney General

Parliamentary year of action for Attorney General

7/12/2017

Quigley

Attorney General

State Parliament passes tough new dangerous sex offender laws

6/12/2017

Quigley

Attorney General

Three judges appointed to District Court of WA

22/11/2017

McGowan; Quigley

Premier; Attorney General

Bill introduced to remove statutory limitation period for child sexual abuse actions

2/11/2017

Quigley; McGurk

Attorney General; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

WA on track to join National Domestic Violence Order Scheme

1/11/2017

McGowan; Quigley

Premier; Attorney General

WA moves to expunge convictions for historical LGBTIQ offences

25/10/2017

Quigley

Attorney General

Attorney General announces new magistrate appointment

15/09/2017

Quigley

Attorney General

Two important judicial appointments announced

14/09/2017

Quigley

Attorney General

Tough new dangerous sex offender laws pass Lower House

7/09/2017

Quigley

Attorney General

Budget boost to District Court to ensure timely, effective justice

7/09/2017

Quigley; Wyatt

Attorney General; Treasurer

Criminal justice sector modelling to reshape WA's justice system

6/09/2017

Papalia; Quigley

Small Business; Attorney General

Pro bono legal services a lifeline for small business

5/09/2017

McGowan; Quigley

Premier; Attorney General

New dangerous sex offender laws set to be introduced

16/08/2017

Quigley

Attorney General

Bill to target unexplained wealth from organised crime

9/08/2017

Quigley; McGurk

Attorney General; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Bill introduced to enable WA’s participation in National DVO Scheme

19/07/2017

Quigley

Attorney General

Hon. Jane Crisford SC appointed Legal Aid chair

28/06/2017

Quigley

Attorney General

Appointment of Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions

29/05/2017

Quigley

Attorney General

Appointment of new judge to the Supreme Court

24/05/2017

Quigley

Attorney General

New judge for the Court of Appeal

17/05/2017

McGowan; Quigley

Premier; Attorney General

No body, no parole legislation introduced to Parliament

16/05/2017

McGowan; Roberts; Quigley

Premier; Police; Attorney General

Laws introduced to allow life imprisonment for meth traffickers

15/05/2017

Quigley

Attorney General

New Karratha Courthouse additions equal a boost to justice services

15/05/2017

Quigley

Attorney General

Legal eagles swoop on community service awards

8/05/2017

Quigley

Attorney General

Attorney General orders inquiry into Njamal People’s Trust

27/04/2017

Cook; Quigley

Health; Attorney General

PathWest DNA error referred to PSC and CCC for investigation

26/04/2017

Quigley

Attorney General

State Government to meet community legal centres funding shortfall

6/04/2017

Quigley

Attorney General

Appointment of Director of Public Prosecutions