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Wednesday, 24 October 1956


Mr MENZIES (KOOYONG, VICTORIA) (Prime Minister) - I desire to announce to the House that His Excellency the Governor-General has this day accepted my advice on the re-allocation of portfolios recently announced to the House by me, and has sworn in Senator Henty as Minister for Customs and Excise and the other Ministers affected by the re-allocation. Representation of Ministers will henceforth be as follows: -

In the House of Representatives, I shall represent the Attorney-General; the Minister for Immigration will represent the Minister for Shipping and Transport and Minister for Civil Aviation; the Minister for Supply will represent the Minister for National Development except with respect to the War Service Homes Division; the Minister for Social Services will represent the Minister for National Development in relation to the War Service Homes Division; the Minister for Health will represent the Minister for Repatriation; and the Minister for Air will represent the Minister for Customs and Excise.


Mr Ward - And the Opposition will represent the workers!







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