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PRIME MINISTER

PRESS RELEASE 25TH AUGUST, 1978.

MINISTERIAL CHANGES

The Prime Minister announced today that Senator the Honourable F.M. Chaney had been sworn as Minister for Administrative Services, Senator the Honourable Peter Durack, Q.C., having resigned that portfolio.

The Prime Minister said that other changes had been made in relation to the Ministry, as follows: '

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. the Attorney-General, Senator Durack, will be a member of the Cabinet;

. the Minister for Immigration and Ethnic Affairs, the Honourable M.J.R. MacKellar, will also be Minister Assisting the Treasurer; '

. the Minister for Business and Consumer Affairs, the Honourable Wal Fife, will also be Minister Assisting the Prime Minister in Federal Affairs; and ■ .

. Senator Chaney, in addition to being Minister for Administrative Services, will also be Minister Assisting the Minister for Education.

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