Tag: <span>Cabinet</span>

Four new faces in reshuffled Queensland Cabinet

Posted December 07, 2015 17:45:04 Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has brought 4 new faces into an expanded Cabinet in a reshuffle announced this afternoon. Bill Byrne becomes the new Minister for Police, right after Jo-Ann Miller resigned from Cabinet final week in response to criticism of her overall performance by Parliament’s ethics committee. The 4…


Cabinet document reveals Government under pressure to modify IR laws

By political reporter Dan Conifer and freedom of data editor Michael McKinnon Updated December 05, 2015 00:01:11 The Turnbull Government is being pushed to change Australia’s industrial relations technique, a sensitive Cabinet document obtained by the ABC has revealed. The incoming brief for Treasurer Scott Morrison stated increased workplace flexibility was “crucial”, and the nation’s…


Nationals push for additional Cabinet post right after Macfarlane’s defection

Posted December 04, 2015 00:54:27 The Nationals count on to be provided an further Cabinet position in the Turnbull Government following Ian Macfarlane’s choice to join the party. Crucial points Nationals expect additional group member will alter shape of frontbench Warren Truss says he desires Coalition agreement “to be honoured” Ian Macfarlane says defection is…