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Possible MoG changes under a Labor Government

by Cameron Sinclair •
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Canberra watchers are already speculating what Machinery of Government (MoG) changes could occur if Labor win the next election.

But it’s not just public servants guessing which functions could be split, merged, or abolished: energy minister Angus Taylor recently tweeted that “Labor has promised to create 15 new government authorities, agencies and commissions if elected.”

While there are some clues in the Labor party platform, and in various speeches and campaign policy announcements, Taylor’s office has kindly provided Intermedium with his list of 15 entities.

While some items are clearly funding mechanisms, rather than new administrative bodies, we have tried our ‘best guess’ to categorise the 15 proposed arrangements into some sort of order (and identified two more).

New Agencies, Entities, Offices, and Units

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