Senate debates

Tuesday, 2 September 2014

Ministerial Arrangements

2:20 pm

Photo of Eric AbetzEric Abetz (Tasmania, Liberal Party, Minister for Employment) Share this | | Hansard source

by leave—I inform the Senate that Senator Johnston, the Minister for Defence, will be absent from the Senate until Thursday, 4 September 2014 in order to attend the 2014 NATO conference in Cardiff, Wales. For the purposes of question time, Senator Brandis will represent the Minister for Defence and Senator Scullion will represent the Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development.