Renamed departments

GovernmentParliamentary Information
Monday, September 21, 2015
Publication author(s):
Signed by His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd) and Malcolm Turbull.
Publication abstract:

Name changes to three federal government departments made by the Prime Minister in September 2015.

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Minute Paper for the Executive Council: Renaming of Departments of State

Recommended for the approval of His Excellency the Governor-General in Council that under section 64 of the Constitution, he change the name of each Department of State specified in Column 1 to the name specified in Column 2 opposite the first-mentioned name.

Column 1 Column 2
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND WATER RESOURCES
DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRY AND SCIENCE DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRY, INNOVATION AND SCIENCE
DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATIONS DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATIONS AND THE ARTS

 

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