Changes to the Commonwealth Department of Education

The Prime Minister announced a number of changes to the Australian Public Service today with the number of government departments reduced from 18 to 14. 

From 1 February 2020 the Department of Education will be merged with Department of Employment and Skills. The  new department will be called the Department of Education Skills and Employment.

The current Secretary in the Department of Education, Michelle Bruniges, will head up the expanded department of Department of Education Skills and Employment.

 

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