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MINISTERIAL ARRANGEMENTS

The Leader of the Government (Senator Button), by leave, informed the Senate that the Minister for Finance (Mr Dawkins) had been made a member of Cabinet and had been appointed Minister assisting the Prime Minister for Public Service Matters and that the Minister for Employment and Industrial Relations (Mr Willis) had been appointed Minister assisting the Prime Minister for Public Service Industrial Matters.

Senator Button also informed the Senate that following the resignation of Mr M. J. Young from the Ministry on 14 July 1983, the Deputy-Prime Minister (Mr Bowen) was appointed Vice-President of the Executive Council and the Minister for Aviation (Mr Beazley) was appointed Special Minister of State.

The Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (Senator Chaney), by leave, made a statement relating thereto.