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WA Premier & Cabinet


On 29th May 2023, Western Australia’s Premier, Mark McGowan resigned from his position. Following a meeting of the WA Labor Caucus on June 6th, 2023 Roger Cook was endorsed as the 31st Premier of Western Australia. Today, on the 7th June, Premier Roger Cook announced his new Ministry. The Premier will also serve as/continue to… Continue reading WA Premier & Cabinet

ALP Draft National Platform  


The Australian Labor Party (ALP) will hold its 47th National Conference from 17th – 19th August 2023 at the Brisbane Convention Center.  The ALP’s National Conference is the largest and most democratic policy and rules-making forum of any significant political party in Australia. It meets every three years and consists of approximately 400 delegates that… Continue reading ALP Draft National Platform  

Ministry Changes 


On the 23rd of May 2023, Prime Minister Anthony Albanese announced the following changes to the Australian Ministry: The complete Ministry list, divided by portfolio, is listed below. For more information, please contact Hawker Britton’s Managing Director Simon Banks on +61 419 648 587. Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet Prime Minister The Hon… Continue reading Ministry Changes 

Victorian Budget 2023-24


On 23 May 2023, Victorian Treasurer the Hon. Tim Pallas MP delivered the Andrews Labor Government’s ninth Budget. The 2023-24 Budget predominantly focuses towards targeting the debt created by the response to the COVID19 pandemic with a key feature of the budget being COVID Debt Repayment Plan; a measure to approach the $31.5 billion worth… Continue reading Victorian Budget 2023-24

Queensland Cabinet Reshuffle 


On Thursday, 18th May 2023, Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced a reshuffle of her cabinet.   Minister Yvette D’ath and Attorney General, Shannon Fentiman have exchanged portfolios. Yvette D’Ath will be reassuming her former position as Attorney-General, a position she held from 2017 until the state election in October 2020. She will also take on the… Continue reading Queensland Cabinet Reshuffle 

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