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Transcript 8478

STATEMENT BY THE PRIME MINISTER, THE HON P.J. KEATING, MP MEMBERSHIP OF CABINET COMMITTEES

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Keating, Paul

Period of Service: 20/12/1991 to 11/03/1996

More information about Keating, Paul on The National Archive website.

Release Date: 26/03/1992

Release Type: Media Release

Transcript ID: 8478

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PRIME MINISTER
STATEMENT BY THE PRIME MINISTER, THE HON P 3 KEATING, HP
MEMBERSHIP OF CABINET COMMITTEES
Attached are details of changes to the Cabinet Committee
system, designed to better reflect the Government's
priorities. Membership changes take account of Ministry
change. The number of Cabinet Committees has been reduced from nine
to seven, wit~ h the abolition of the Public Service Reform
Committee anti the General Administrative Committee. The
broad issues of public sector efficiency and reform will be
picked up by Structural Adjustment Committee; general issues
not falling within any of the new committees' terms of
reference wil. l go direct to Cabinet.
A new committee, Sustainable Development Committee, will
become a full committee of Cabinet, with an enhanced role on4
major project.
In summary, the Cabinet Committee system now consists of:
Structural Adjustment Committee;
Sustainable Development Committee;
Social Justice Committee;
Expenditure Review Committee;
Security Committee;
Parliamentary Business Committee; and
Legislation Committee.
Membership details are set out in the attachment.
CANBERRA 27 MARCH 1992
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MEMBERSHIP OF CABINET AND COMMITTEES
CABINET Prime Minister*, Mr Howe, Sen Button, Sen Evans, Mr Dawkins, Mr Willis,
Mr Duffy, Mr Beazley, Dr Blewett, Sen Richardson, Sen Ray, Mr Hand,
Mrs Kelly, Sen Cook, Sen Bolkus, Mr Crean, Mr Griffiths, San Collins
Expenditure Review
Prime Minister*
Mr Howe
Sen Button
Sen Evans
Mr Dawkins ( D)
Mr Willis
Mr Beazley
Sen Richardson
Dr Blewett
Social Justice
Prime Minister*
Mr Howe ( D)
Mr Dawkins
Mr Willis
Dr Blewett
Mr Hand
Sen Cook
Mr Crean
Sen Tate
Mr Staples
Mr Simmons
Mr Humphreys
Mr Baldwin
Ms Fatin
Mr Tickner.
Mr Snowdon** Chair Deputy Chair
( CD) Co-Deputy
Chair
Parliamentary Secretary Parliamentary Business
Prime Minister*
' Mr Howe ( D)
Sen Button
Sen Evans
Mr Duffy ( CD)
Mr Beazley
Dr Blewett
Sen Ray
Mr Griffiths
Sen Collins
Mr Free
Sen McMullan**
Mr Brereton**
Structural Adjustment
Prime Minister*
Mr Howe
Sen Button ( D)
Sen Evans
Mr Dawkins
Mr Willis
Mr Beazley
Sen Richardson
Mrs Kelly
Sen Cook
Mr Crean
Mr Griffiths
Sen Collins
Mr Kerin
Mr Beddall
Mr Bilney
Mr Free Legislation Prime Minister*
Sen Evans
Mr Duffy ( D)
Mr Griffiths
Sen Tate
Mr Simmons
Mr Tickner
Mr Free
Sen McMullan**
Mr Brereton**
Sustainable Development
Prime Minister*
Mr Howe
Sen Button ( D)
Mr Dawkins
Mr Willis
Sen Richardson
Mrs Kelly
Sen Bolkus
Mr Crean
Mr Griffiths
Mr Kerin
Mr Brown
Mr Free
Mr Brereton**
Security Prime Minister*
Sen Evans ( D)
Mr Beazley
Mr Duffy
Sen Ray
Mr Kerin
26 March 1992
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