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PRSIV1E M I N I S T E R '

FOR PRESS ■ . . . JANUARY 14, 1976

STANDING COMMITTEES OF CABINET

The Prime Minister said today that s ix Standing Committees of

Cabinet have been s e t up to streamline the Government's consideration and implementation of p o lic y . "

The Committees are -

Planning.and Co-ordination Committee - to f a c i l i t a t e the co-ordination o f the Government's medium and long term a c t i v i t i e s .

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Members:! Mr F r a s e r (Chairman) X -

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Mr Anthony - . * _

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Mr Lynch .

Mr S i n c l a i r

5 ! S e n a t o r Wi t hers ..

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S e n a t o r Greenwood -

S e n a t o r C o t t o n Mr S t r e e t .

Mr Ni x o n

Ec o n o mi c Co mmi t t e e - c o n c e r n e d w i t h t h e - B u d g e t and t h e e c o n o m i c s i t u a t i o n i n c l u d i r j g t h e e x a m i n a t i o n o f a p y e x p e n d i t u r e p r o p o s a l s / '·' ;

Members : Mr F r a s e r ( Ch a i r ma n )

. ^. Mr An t h o n y _

, ' Mr Lynch

Mr S i n c l a i r ~~’

S e n a t o r W i t h e r s S e n a t o r C o t t o n Mr S t r e e t Mr N i x o n -

S e n a t o r C a r r i c k S e n a t o r G u i l f o y l e

. . Mr Howard

. G e n e r a l A d m i n i s t r a t i v e C o mmi t t e e - t o d e a l w i t h . C a b i n e t m a t t e r s n o t

i n v o l v i n g new ma j o r p o l i c y i n i t i a t i v e s o r o f s i g n i f i c a n t e c o n o m i c o r

f i n a n c i a l c o n s e q u e n c e . -

Me mbe r s : Mr Lynch ( Ch a i r ma n )

S e n a t o r Gr eenwood Mr Hunt

S e n a t o r C o t t o n Mr M a c K e l l a r

Mr S t r e e t Mr V i n e r

Mr Ni x o n Mr Adermann

S e n a t o r G u i l f o y l e Mr R o b i n s o n

Mr E l l i c o t t - Mr McLeay

' Mr Howard Mr Newman

Mr Ga r l a n d S e n a t o r W e b s t e r

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. F o r e i g n . A f f a i r s an d D e f e n c e C o m m i t t e e - t o d e a l w i t h

m a t t e r s c o n c e r n e d w i t h i n t e r n a t i o n a l r e l a t i o n s a n d

d e f e n c e .

M e m b e rs : Mr F r a s e r ( C h a i r m a n ) '

Mr A n t h o n y .

Mr L y n c h .. ..

---- - Mr S i n c l a i r , ·

" S e n a t o r C o t t o n ’

Mr P e a c o c k " ~ --

" Mr K i l l e n

. Mr M a c K e l l a r

« M a c h i n e r y o f G o v e r n m e n t C o m m i t t e e - t o e x a m i n e p r o p o s a l s

a r i s i n g f r o m c u r r e n t i n q u i r i e s i n t o G o v e r n m e n t

A d m i n i s t r a t i o n a n d a l s o t o l o o k - a t p r o c e d u r e s f o r

s e n i o r a p p o i n t m e n t s t o t h e P u b l i c S e r v i c e a n d S t a t u t o r y

a n d M o n - S t a t u t o r y G o v e r n m e n t A u t h o r i t i e s .

M e m b e r s : Mr F r a s e r ( C h a i r m a n )

j S e n a t o r W i t h e r s

. '! S e n a t o r C o t t o n ■ '

i . Mr S t r e e t . J

i Mr N i x o n _ _ ,

S e n a t o r G u i l f o y l e ~ ~ ' . ·

- Mr E l l i c o t t

| Mr G a r l a n d · ·

. L e g i s l a t i o n C o m m i t t e e - t o e x a m i n e a l l B i l l s b e f o r e t h e y

a r e p r e s e n t e d t o P a r l i a m e n t a n d t o d e t e r m i n e t h e

P a r l i a m e n t a r y P r o g r a . m m e .

M e m b e r s : Mr S i n c l a i r ( C h a i r m a n )

ί S e n a t o r W i t h e r s ■ ■ » -

i S e n a t o r G r e e n w o o d , ;

" M r N i x o n , -v/.

M r E l l i c o t t .

f M r H o w a r d ~ * * -■·- ’

. S e n a t o r W e b b t e r

■ T h e P r i m e M i n i s t e r s a i d t h a t t h e r e w o u l d b e

r e g u l a r m e e t i n g t i m e s f o r C a b i n e t a n d C a b i n e t C o m m i t t e e s

a n d S u b m i s s i o n s w o u l d c o m e f o r w a r d o n a n o r d e r l y b a s i s ,

e n s u r i n g t h a t t h e r e i s a d e q u a t e t i m e f o r c o n s i d e r a t i o n

o f a l l t h e i s s u e s . '

A d H o c C o m m i t t e e s o f . t h e C a b i n e t w o u l d b e

e s t a b l i s h e d f r o m t i m e t o t i m e t o d e a l w i t h p a r t i c u l a r ·

i s s u e s t h a t m i g h t a r i s e b u t f o r w h i c h t h e r e i s n o t a -

c o n t i n u i n g i n v o l v e m e n t f o r M i n i s t e r s . .

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S t a n d i n g a n d Ad Hoc C o m m i t t e e s o f t h e C a b i n e t

w i l l b e s u p p o r t e d b y o f f i c i a l s .

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