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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2001 Week 1 Hansard (13 February) . . Page.. 51 ..

Mr Humphries (continuing):

Master of the Supreme Court-Determination No 70, dated 29 December 2000.

Chief Justice of the Supreme Court (Additional Allowance)-Determination No 71, dated 29 December 2000.

Commissioner for Public Administration-Determination No 72, dated 29 December 2000.

Part-Time Holders of Public Offices-Determination No 73, dated 29 December 2000.

Travel allowances-Determination No 74, dated 29 December 2000.

Chief Executives and Executives-Motor vehicles-Determination No 75, dated 29 December 2000.

Part-Time Holders of Public Offices-ACT Law Reform Commission-Determination No 76, dated 16 January 2001.

Chief Executives and Executives (Relocation allowance)-Determination No 77, dated 16 January 2001.

ACT Government Workforce Statistical Report-

Fourth quarter 1999/2000 (30 June 2000).

First quarter 2000/2001 (30 September 2000).

Administrative arrangements-Notification of appointment of Ministers (Gazette S71, dated 18 December 2000).

Administrative arrangements

Statement by minister

MR HUMPHRIES (Chief Minister, Minister for Community Affairs and Treasurer): Mr Speaker, I ask for leave to make a statement in relation to the paper on administrative arrangements.

Leave granted.

MR HUMPHRIES: Mr Speaker, I have been very pleased to table the administrative arrangement orders of this government, together with the new ministerial arrangements. The changes to the administrative arrangements follow the resignation of Mrs Carnell last year. The changes very briefly are as follows: Mr Moore, previously the Minister for Health, Housing and Community Care, has taken on responsibility for family services and corrective services and is now Minister for Health, Housing and Community Services. Urban Services Minister and Deputy Chief Minister, Mr Brendan Smyth, becomes Minister for Police and Emergency Services in addition to taking on business, tourism and the arts, formerly the responsibility of Mrs Carnell. The Minister for Education, Bill Stefaniak, will become Attorney-General, encompassing fair trading and the Registrar-General's Office.

The changes spread responsibility across the four ministers and allow me to place more focus on community affairs and on whole of government strategy. These new ministries have not involved structural change to any ACT government departments. These new arrangements continue the streamlined approach we as a government have taken to efficient and effective government in the ACT.

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