Media statement – leave
Jul28

Media statement – leave

From July 30, Senator the Hon Mathias Cormann will be acting Special Minister of State until my return.

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Independent oversight of politicians’ expenses begins July 1
Jun30

Independent oversight of politicians’ expenses begins July 1

From July 1, parliamentarians’ expenses will be overseen by the Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority.

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Media release – Current and former parliamentarians’ expenditure reports 1 July to 31 December 2016
Jun22

Media release – Current and former parliamentarians’ expenditure reports 1 July to 31 December 2016

The current and former parliamentarians’ six-monthly expenditure reports have today been published on the Department of Finance website.

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Appointment to the Australian Electoral Commission
Jun20

Appointment to the Australian Electoral Commission

Mr Stephen Kennedy has been appointed the Australian Electoral Officer for Victoria.

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Media statement on Mr Bob Day AO
May25

Media statement on Mr Bob Day AO

Senator Ryan announced he had agreed to waive debts to the Commonwealth owed by Mr Bob Day AO.

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Joint Media Release – Former Senator Bob Day
Apr05

Joint Media Release – Former Senator Bob Day

Today the High Court, sitting as the Court of Disputed Returns, unanimously held that former Senator Bob Day was not validly elected to the Senate in July last year.

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