Senate debates

Monday, 17 September 2018


Allocation of Departments and Agencies

3:38 pm

Photo of Anne RustonAnne Ruston (SA, Liberal Party, Assistant Minister for International Development and the Pacific) Share this | | Hansard source

I move:

That the order of the Senate agreed to on 31 August 2016, as amended on 12 February and 15 February 2018, relating to the allocation of departments and agencies to legislative and general purpose standing committees, be amended to read as follows:

Community Affairs

Health and Aged Care

Social Services, including Human Services


Industry, Innovation and Science


Education and Employment

Education and Training

Jobs and Small Business

Environment and Communications

Communications and the Arts

Environment and Energy

Finance and Public Administration



Prime Minister and Cabinet

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade

Defence, including Veterans' Affairs

Foreign Affairs and Trade

Legal and Constitutional Affairs


Home Affairs

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport

Agriculture and Water Resources

Infrastructure and Transport.

Question agreed to.