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Administered by: Prime Minister and Cabinet
Published Date 30 May 2019



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 29 May 2019, the Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, 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.pmc.gov.au/government/parliamentary-information.




The Prime Minister gives notice that on 29 May 2019, the Governor-General in Council, acting on the Prime Minister’s recommendation under section 64 of the Constitution, changed the names of the Departments of State specified in Column 1 to the names specified in Column 2 opposite the first-mentioned name:


Column 1

Column 2

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources

Department of Agriculture


Department of Education and Training

Department of Education

Department of Human Services

Services Australia

Department of Jobs and Small Business

Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business

Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development