August 31, 2018
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Industrial Relations has returned as a Federal Cabinet Portfolio with MP Kelly O’Dwyer sworn in as Minister for Jobs, IR and Women in Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s new-look front bench.
The move signals the Federal Government’s intent to put Industrial Relations back on the political agenda in the lead up to the next election.
“A productive and flexible workforce is a key plank in building a stronger economy,” Ms O’Dwyer said in comments reported by The Australian. “But more importantly, creating the framework for a productive working environment between employers and employees is critical for our nation to grow and prosper.”
Prime Minister Scott Morrison
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg
Minister for Finance Mathias Cormann
Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Simon Birmingham
Minister for Jobs, Industrial Relations and Women Kelly O’Dwyer
Minister for Small and Family Business, Skills and Vocational Education Michaelia Cash
Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews
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