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Secretary of the Department of Health

I thank Mr Bowles for his professionalism, dedication and significant contribution to the public service.

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22nd August 2017  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Release of Australia’s Strategy for Protecting Crowded Places from Terrorism

This Strategy will assist owners and operators to increase the safety, protection and resilience of crowded places across Australia.

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20th August 2017  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

SECURITY AND PROTECTION FOR TASMANIAN FORESTS AND FOREST INDUSTRIES

The Australian and Tasmanian Governments have today agreed to extend the Tasmanian Regional Forest Agreement (RFA) for a further two decades.

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18th August 2017  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Visit to Australia by the President of Croatia

I look forward to welcoming Her Excellency Ms Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, President of Croatia, to Australia from 12 to 18 August.

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11th August 2017  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Visit to Australia by the Prime Minister of the Solomon Islands

I look forward to welcoming The Honourable Mr Manasseh Damukana Sogavare MP, Prime Minister of the Solomon Islands, and his wife Madam Mrs Emmy Sogavare to Australia from 13 to 18 August.

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11th August 2017  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Aviation Security Measures Update

Travellers will see progressive adjustments to airport security over the next 24 hours.

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3rd August 2017  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Traffic moves freely on the new Mitchell Freeway extension

The Mitchell Freeway extension through Perth’s fast growing outer northern suburbs is now complete and will open to traffic on Friday morning.

The $236 million project is 80% funded by the Turnbull Government and 20% funded by the McGowan Government and extends the Freeway from Burns Beach Road to Hester Avenue.

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3rd August 2017  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Lucy Brogden appointed Chair of National Mental Health Commission

Distinguished businesswomen and psychologist Lucy Brogden will be the next Chair of the Australian Government’s National Mental Health Commission.

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2nd August 2017  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

SECRETARY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Greg Moriarty as Secretary of the Department of Defence.

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28th July 2017  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

SECRETARY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT AND ENERGY

Dr Gordon de Brouwer PSM has advised me that he wishes to leave his position as Secretary of the Department of the Environment and Energy

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25th July 2017  |  Comments  |  Media Releases