Greatest public service shake-up in a long time to say senior scalps

Biggest public service shake-up in decades to claim senior scalps

The prime minister has introduced a significant change to the general public sector, with the variety of authorities departments set to chop from 18 to 14.

Scott Morrison introduced on Thursday 4 new mixed departments have been created to make sure “providers Australians depend on are delivered extra effectively and extra successfully”.


The brand new division of Training, Abilities and Employment will likely be created with Mr Morrison describing it as “having a continuity from the day you stroll into a faculty to the day you stroll right into a job and past”.

The New division of Agriculture, Water and Surroundings will likely be led by Secretary Andrew Metcalfe.

“The brand new constructions will drive larger collaboration, and can guarantee necessary coverage challenges during which totally different elements of the general public service are engaged on can work successfully collectively,” the prime minister stated.


Mr Morrison additionally stated there will likely be no change to ministerial portfolios as a result of he’s “more than happy, more than happy, with the efficiency of all my ministers”.

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