The Leader of the Opposition, Bill Shorten, has issued a revised list of ALP shadow ministers and shadow parliamentary secretaries, following the resignation of Melissa Parke.
Parke, the member for Fremantle, resigned as Shadow Assistant Minister for Health for personal and family reasons.
Stephen Jones, the member for Throsby since 2010, formerly the Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Regional Development and Infrastructure, has been appointed Shadow Assistant Minister for Health.
Alannah MacTiernan, the newly-elected member for Perth, has moved into the Regional Development portfolio. Her elevation ensures Western Australia’s representation in the shadow executive remains unchanged. [Read more...]