New Commonwealth Departmental Secretaries
The new arrangements for Departmental Secretaries of the Commonwealth Public Service have been announced.
New appointments are listed in the table below.
|Innovation, Industry, Science and Research
|Resources, Energy and Tourism
|Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy
|Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
Most Secretaries will remain in their existing portfolios.
These existing positions are listed below.
|Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
|Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
|Finance and Administration
|Foreign Affairs and Trade
|Health and Ageing
|Immigration and Citizenship
|Prime Minister and Cabinet
|Infrastructure, Transport, and Regional Development and Local Government
All Departmental Secretary appointments will be for five years.
Note that Dr Peter Shergold, the Secretary of the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, has indicated that he intends to leave at the conclusion of his five year term in February 2008.