Name changes to three federal government departments made by the Prime Minister in September 2015.
Minute Paper for the Executive Council: Renaming of Departments of State
Recommended for the approval of His Excellency the Governor-General in Council that under section 64 of the Constitution, he change the name of each 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 AGRICULTURE||DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND WATER RESOURCES|
|DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRY AND SCIENCE||DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRY, INNOVATION AND SCIENCE|
|DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATIONS||DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATIONS AND THE ARTS|