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ACT Parliamentary & Governing Agreement


On Monday 2 November 2020, the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Chief Minister and Treasurer, Andrew Barr MLA, delivered the Parliamentary and Governing Agreement for the 10th Legislative Assembly. The Agreement is between Andrew Barr MLA, Leader of the Australian Labor Party ACT Branch, Yvette Berry MLA, Deputy Leader of the Australian Labor Party ACT Branch,… Continue reading ACT Parliamentary & Governing Agreement

ACT Government Ministerial Appointments


ACT Government Executive Andrew Barr MLA Chief Minister Treasurer Minister for Climate Action Minister for Economic Development Minister for Tourism Yvette Berry MLA Deputy Chief Minister Minister for Early Childhood Development Minister for Education and Youth Affairs Minister for Housing and Suburban Development Minister for Women Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence… Continue reading ACT Government Ministerial Appointments

Queensland Labor Government Cabinet


Premier Palaszczuk today announced her new Cabinet and Ministerial team to guide the continuing economic response to COVID-19. The refreshed team reflects the Government’s priorities in the economic recovery and development of new industries such as hydrogen and supporting the traditional strengths of Queensland in tourism, agriculture, manufacturing and resources. You can find the full Ministry… Continue reading Queensland Labor Government Cabinet

Queensland Labor Government Election Commitments 2020


The Queensland Labor Government, led by Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk, has been returned to office with a clear majority. Over the course of the campaign the Premier and her team released their policy plans for the third term administration over the next four years. The core of the Government’s agenda is for the economic rebuilding of… Continue reading Queensland Labor Government Election Commitments 2020

PM Ardern announces Ministers, signs deal with Greens


Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced her new Ministerial line-up, following an election that delivered a majority for Labour, the departure of New Zealand First from Parliament and the signing of a Labour-Green cooperation agreement. There is also a reshuffling to reflect views on performance of Ministers and to improve demographic representation – the 26… Continue reading PM Ardern announces Ministers, signs deal with Greens

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