Appointment to Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister

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On Tuesday 23 December 2014, The Hon. Christian Porter MP was sworn in as Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister of Australiaby the Governor General, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd).

In his new role Christian will primarily focus on the continuation of the Government’s successful red tape cutting agenda, which has alreadyresulted in $2.1billion in deregulatory savings.  He will also be doing supporting work on the Federation White Paper process.

“I hope that with my experience as a State Treasurer I can continue Josh Frydenberg’s great work in cutting the burden and cost of regulation and, having had first hand experience in State Government with some of the Federation’s inefficiencies, duplications and overlaps, that I can bring something useful to the Federation White paper process,” Mr Porter said.

“I will also continue to work hard to represent the people in my electorate of Pearce. I have a full agenda of community events planned for 2015 and I am looking forward to the challenges of the year ahead.”