May 26, 2019

New Aged Care Minister To Take Over: After Prime Minister announces his Cabinet today.

Scott Morrison has announced his post-election Cabinet today, with WA politician Hon. Ken Wyatt announced as the first indigenous person to be appointed as Indigenous Affairs Minister, replacing Northern Territory Senator Nigel Scullion following his retirement.

Mr Wyatt however will step down from his Aged Care portfolio and will be handing this over to Hon. Richard Colbeck, making him the Minister for Aged Care and Senior Australians. Mr Colbeck will also oversee Minister for Youth and Sport. Mr Colbeck previously held the role of the Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources.
This comes days after Hon Ken Wyatt told HelloCare “I would be honoured to continue in role of Minister for Aged Care.
Read the full list:
Prime Minister Announces New Cabinet 2019

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  1. After having the huge honour of attending a round table conversation only two weeks ago with our Minister for Aged Care and Indigenous Health I feel very sad and disappointed . My disappointment is not with the Minister himself who I hold in the utmost respect Minister Ken Wyatt. My sadness is that the huge role he is leaving is increasing to other roles for the next Minister including sport and youth . I feel it’ is to much under the one umbrella role . Ageing population is growing and has not reached its peak yet . We also currently have the Royal Commission into Aged Care currently happening . Disappointed that older people don’t hold their own umbrella yet .

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