List of Australian Commonwealth Government entities

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This is a list of Australian Commonwealth Government departments, bureaus and commissions, authorities and corporations.

A Government led by the Leader of the Liberal Party of Australia, the Hon. Tony Abbott MP in coalition with the Leader of the National Party of Australia, the Hon. Warren Truss MP, was sworn in by the Governor-General of Australia on 18 September 2013.[1] The Government changed the structure and portfolios of a number of agencies.[2]

Department summary[edit]

From September 2013[edit]

The following is a list of government departments that were formed or re-confirmed on 18 September 2013 by way of an Administrative Arrangements Order issued by the Governor-General of Australia on the recommendation of the Abbott Government.[3] The Administrative Arrangements Order replaced the previous Order of 14 September 2010 issued by the Governor-General on the recommendation of the Gillard Government.[4][5]

Agriculture portfolio[edit]

Ministers[edit]

Department[edit]

Other portfolio bodies[edit]

Attorney-General's portfolio[edit]

Ministers[edit]

Department[edit]

Other portfolio bodies[edit]

Communications portfolio[edit]

Ministers[edit]

Department[edit]

Other portfolio bodies[edit]

Defence portfolio[edit]

Ministers[edit]

Departments[edit]

Other portfolio bodies[edit]

Education portfolio[edit]

Ministers[edit]

  • Minister for Education
  • Assistant Minister for Education
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Education

Department[edit]

Other portfolio bodies[edit]

Employment portfolio[edit]

Ministers[edit]

Department[edit]

Other portfolio bodies[edit]

Environment portfolio[edit]

Ministers[edit]

Department[edit]

Other portfolio bodies[edit]

Finance portfolio[edit]

Ministers[edit]

Departments[edit]

Other portfolio bodies[edit]

Foreign Affairs and Trade portfolio[edit]

Ministers[edit]

Department[edit]

Other portfolio bodies[edit]

Health portfolio[edit]

Ministers[edit]

Department[edit]

Other portfolio bodies[edit]

Immigration and Border Protection portfolio[edit]

Ministers[edit]

Department[edit]

Other portfolio bodies[edit]

Industry portfolio[edit]

Ministers[edit]

Department[edit]

Other portfolio bodies[edit]

Infrastructure and Regional Development portfolio[edit]

Ministers[edit]

Department[edit]

Other portfolio bodies[edit]

Prime Minister and Cabinet portfolio[edit]

Ministers[edit]

Department[edit]

Other portfolio bodies[edit]

Indigenous[edit]

Social Services portfolio[edit]

Ministers[edit]

Department[edit]

Other portfolio bodies[edit]

Treasury portfolio[edit]

Ministers[edit]

Department[edit]

Other portfolio bodies[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Abbott government sworn in". news.com.au. 18 September 2013. Retrieved 18 September 2013. 
  2. ^ "Tony Abbott's cabinet and outer ministry". Sydney Morning Herald. 16 September 2013. Retrieved 16 September 2013. 
  3. ^ "Administrative Arrangements Order" (PDF). Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. Commonwealth of Australia. 18 September 2013. Retrieved 27 October 2013. 
  4. ^ "Administrative Arrangements Order" (PDF). Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. Commonwealth of Australia. 14 September 2010. 
  5. ^ "Australian Government Directory". Australian Government. Retrieved 23 September 2010.