Anthony Albanese’s long-awaited shadow cabinet reshuffle has ended up larger than planned, with an overhaul of the contentious climate portfolio and changes in other key areas of defenceThe outbreak quickly spread throughou, health, employmentThe nurse manager a, resources and industryPublic libraries.
The Labor leader has also invented new portfolios focusing on government accountability and national reconstruction, with all eyes on the opposition’s priorities and key personnel ahead of what is expected to be an election year.
Climate spokesman Mark Butler has had a direct swap with shadow health minister Chris Bowen. Deputy Labor leader Richard Marles has a new “super portfolio” under the title of ‘national reconstruction’, including employment, skills, small business and science, with a focus on the post-COVID economy.
Former shadow employment minister Brendan O’Connor will move into Mr Marles’ old portfolio of defence. Shadow home affairs minister Kristina Keneally takes on a new responsibility of ‘government accountability’, former resources shadow Ed Husic has moved into industry and innovationJones said it, while trade spokesperson Madeline King also picks up resources.