Shergold to chair Aged Care Committee
Professor Peter Shergold AC (pictured) will chair the Aged Care Sector Committee, tasked with building the foundation for a constructive and lasting partnership between the Commonwealth and the aged care sector.
This committee will provide guidance to help the aged care sector adapt to new demands and a greater consumer focus.
Earlier this weekANSTO chief reappointed
Two appointments have been made to the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO).
Chief Executive of ANSTO, Dr Adrian (Adi) Paterson, has been reappointed and businessman James McDowell has been made Deputy Chairman of the Board.
Mr McDowell has most recently worked as the CEO of global company BAE Systems in Saudi Arabia.
Electoral Commission departures
The Australian Electoral Commissioner , Mr Ed Killesteyn, and the Australian Electoral Officer for Western Australia, Mr Peter Kramer, have both resigned.
Mr Killesteyn is currently on personal leave and will remain so until his resignation takes effect on 4 July this year.
Mr Kramer's resignation will take effect from 9 May 2014, but Friday, 28 February 2014 was his last day on duty.
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