Government announces new Ministry

On 26 August 2018, the new Prime Minister announced his new Ministry. Key changes relevant to the AIIA mapped against our five policy priorities are as follows:

MinisterResponsibilityAIIA Policy Priorities
Michael Keenan, MPRetains the Department of Human Services and Digital Transformation Agency but is no longer in CabinetGovernment Digitisation
Peter Dutton, MPCyber Security which is integrated into the Home Affairs portfolio and remains in Cabinet(Cyber) security
Karen Andrews, MPMinister for Industry, Science and Technology and is in CabinetInnovation and IoT
Dan Tehan, MPResponsible for  Education and is in CabinetSkills
Michaelia Cash, SenatorResponsible for Small and Family Business, Skills and Vocational EducationSkills

We have been re-establishing contact with Ministerial staff in the past week and will be seeking to set up face to face meetings between Ministers and AIIA members.