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Administered by: Prime Minister and Cabinet
Published Date 13 Sep 2016



Administrative Arrangements Order

The Administrative Arrangements Order specifies the Departments of State, the principal matters they deal with and the legislation administered by each Minister of State. 

On 1 September 2016, the Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia revoked all administrative arrangements previously ordered and made a new Administrative Arrangements Order.

The Administrative Arrangements Order is available on the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet website at: http://www.dpmc.gov.au/government/parliamentary-information.




The Prime Minister gives notice that on 19 July 2016, the Governor-General in Council, acting on the Prime Minister’s recommendation under section 64 of the Constitution, changed the name of the Department of State specified in Column 1 to the name specified in Column 2 opposite the first-mentioned name:


Column 1

Column 2

Department of the Environment

Department of the Environment and Energy