Senate debates

Tuesday, 6 October 2020

Ministerial Arrangements

2:00 pm

Photo of Simon BirminghamSimon Birmingham (SA, Liberal Party, Minister for Trade) Share this | | Hansard source

I advise the Senate that Senator Cormann will be absent from question time today, Tuesday 6 October 2020, due to budget arrangements. In Senator Cormann's absence, I will represent the Prime Minister; the Minister for Finance; the Minister for the Public Service; the Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Public Service and Cabinet, the Minister for Population, Cities and Urban Infrastructure; the Treasurer; the Assistant Treasurer; and the Minister for Housing.

Senator Payne will also be absent from question time this week, Tuesday 6 to Thursday 8 October 2020, due to ministerial business overseas. In Senator Payne's absence I will represent the Minister for Foreign Affairs and the Minister for International Development and the Pacific, Senator Ruston will represent the Minister for Women and Senator Cash will represent the Attorney-General and the Minister for Industrial Relations.