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MINISTRY AND MINISTERIAL ARRANGEMENTS

The Leader of the Government (Senator Button), by leave, made a statement relating to changes in the Ministry, and tabled Papers (2) indicating that the Third Hawke Ministry had been constituted, as follows:

Cabinet:

Prime Minister...

The Hon. R. J. L. Hawke, A.C., M.P.

Deputy-Prime Minister, Attorney-General, Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Commonwealth-State Relations and Vice-President of the Executive Council

The Hon. Lionel Bowen, M.P.

Leader of the Government in the Senate and Minister for Industry, Technology and Commerce

Senator the Hon. John Button

Deputy-Leader of the Government and Manager of Government Business in the Senate, Minister for Resources and Energy, Minister Assisting the Prime Minister and Minister Assisting the Minister for Foreign Affairs

Senator the Hon. Gareth Evans, Q.C.

Minister for Employment and Industrial Relations and Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Public Service Industrial Matters

The Hon. Ralph Willis, M.P.

Treasurer...

The Hon. P. J. Keating, M.P.

Minister for Immigration and Ethnic Affairs, Leader of the House and Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Multicultural Affairs

The Hon. Michael J. Young, M.P.

Minister for Finance and Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Public Service Matters

Senator the Hon. Peter Walsh

Minister for Foreign Affairs...

The Hon. Bill Hayden, M.P.

Minister for Education and Minister Assisting the Prime Minister on the Status of Women

Senator the Hon. Susan Ryan

Minister for Trade and Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Youth Affairs

The Hon. J. S. Dawkins, M.P.

Minister for Primary Industry...

The Hon. John Kerin, M.P.

Minister for Housing and Construction

The Hon. Stewart West, M.P.

Minister for Defence...

The Hon. Kim C. Beazley, M.P.

Minister for Community Services and Minister Assisting the Treasurer

The Hon. Chris Hurford, M.P.

Minister for Social Security...

The Hon. Brian Howe, M.P.

Other Ministers:

Minister for Transport and Minister for Aviation

The Hon. Peter Morris, M.P.

Minister for Sport, Recreation and Tourism and Minister Assisting the Minister for Defence

The Hon. John Brown, M.P.

Minister for Health...

The Hon. Neal Blewett, M.P.

Minister for Science and Minister Assisting the Minister for Industry, Technology and Commerce

The Hon. Barry O. Jones, M.P.

Minister for Territories...

The Hon. Gordon Scholes, M.P.

Minister for Communications and Minister Assisting the Minister for Defence

The Hon. Michael Duffy, M.P.

Minister for Arts, Heritage and Environment and Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Bicentennial

The Hon. Barry Cohen, M.P.

Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Minister Assisting the Minister for Immigration and Ethnic Affairs

The Hon. A. C. Holding, M.P.

Minister for Veterans' Affairs...

Senator the Hon. A. T. Gietzelt

Minister for Local Government and Administrative Services

The Hon. Tom Uren, M.P.

Special Minister of State...

Senator the Hon. Michael Tate

Ministerial Representation:

Prime Minister...

Minister for Trade and Minister Assisting for Youth Affairs

Minister for Science...

Minister Assisting for Commonwealth-State Relations

To be represented by Senator the Hon. John Button

Attorney-General...

Minister for Immigration and Ethnic Affairs

Minister for Foreign Affairs...

Minister for Defence...

To be represented by Senator the Hon. Gareth Evans, Q.C.

Minister for Employment and Industrial Relations and Minister Assisting for Public Service Industrial Matters

Treasurer...

Minister for Primary Industry...

Minister for Communications...

To be represented by Senator the Hon. Peter Walsh

Minister for Housing and Construction

Minister for Sport, Recreation and Tourism

Minister for Arts, Heritage and Environment and Minister Assisting for the Bicentennial

Minister for Aboriginal Affairs...

To be represented by Senator the Hon. Susan Ryan

Minister for Transport...

Minister for Aviation...

Minister for Territories...

Minister for Local Government and Administrative Services

To be represented by Senator the Hon. A. T. Gietzelt

Minister for Community Services

Minister for Social Security...

Minister for Health...

To be represented by Senator the Hon. Michael Tate