Portfolio structure

Figure 3: Human Services Portfolio structure

Figure 3: Human Services Portfolio structure

Minister

Senator the Hon. Marise Payne was the Minister for Human Services between 18 September 2013 and 21 September 2015. The Hon. Stuart Robert MP was the Minister for Human Services between 21 September 2015 and 18 February 2016. On 18 February 2016 the Hon. Alan Tudge MP was appointed Minister for Human Services.

At 30 June 2016 the Minister was responsible for administering the following legislation:

  • Australian Hearing Services Act 1991, except to the extent that it is administered by the Minister for Health
  • Human Services (Centrelink) Act 1997
  • Human Services (Medicare) Act 1973, except to the extent that it is administered by the Minister for Health. See Appendix A for specific reporting required under the Human Services (Medicare) Act 1973.

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