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New Secretary Appointed To Attorney-General’s Department

The Prime Minister, John Howard, has announced the appointment of Mr. Robert Cornall as the new Secretary of the Attorney-General’s Department.

The Secretary used to be known as the “permanent head” of the department, a coloquial title no longer used since Secretaries are now appointed on 5-year contracts. The Secretary is the administrative head of the department, reporting directly to the Minister. [Read more…]