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Piece by piece we’re seeing a clearer picture of the priorities of the new federal Turnbull government. Yesterday the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet published the full administrative arrangements order for the machinery of government changes to match Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s frontbench overhaul.
Three departments get new names to match their ministers’ titles:
Beyond those three portfolio expansions, there were several other notable shifts in departmental responsibilities.
The Attorney General’s Department loses carriage of censorship (now renamed as classification) and copyright, which along with cultural affairs are moving to Communications and Arts.
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