JOINT RELEASE - Minister for Finance - Senator the Hon George Brandis QC
19 December 2017
would like to warmly congratulate our friend and leadership colleague George
Brandis on a long and distinguished contribution to Australian politics and the
has served Australia extremely well as Australia’s 36th Attorney-General and
has made an outstanding contribution to the Liberal cause in Queensland and
nationally over many decades.
has played a crucial role in the development and implementation of substantial
national reforms in pursuit of the Government’s anti-terrorism agenda, family
law reforms, significant reform of our Court system and more recently the
development of our new anti-espionage and foreign interference laws.
also served as one of Australia’s most passionate and committed Ministers for
had the privilege of serving under his leadership in the Senate since September
2015 – a period in which the Coalition Team in the Senate made great progress
in securing the passage of major economic, fiscal and national security related
reforms through the Senate.
congratulate George on his future appointment as the High Commissioner to
London and look forward to the next chapter in his service to the Australian