The changes announced by the Prime Minister, the Hon Scott Morrison MP, will reduce the number of government departments from 18 to 14.
Some of the new departments are:
- The Department of Education, Skills and Employment.
- The Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment.
- The Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources.
- The Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications.
There will be no changes to the Cabinet as a result of the reorganisation.