Introducing the new minister for Aged Care and Senior Australians
Liberal Senator for Tasmania Richard Colbeck has been awarded the portfolios of Minister for Aged Care and Senior Australians and Minister for Youth and Sport.
Previously a building estimator and supervisor, managing director and proprietor of a building consultancy before entering politics in 2002, Senator Colbeck served as the Minister for Tourism and International Education under the Malcolm Turnbull government.
“It is an important time in these portfolios, particularly with the Aged Care Royal Commission underway and the need to support senior Australians in their later life." he said in a media release on Monday.
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Liberal MP Stuart Robert has also been appointed as the first ever dedicated minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme under the new-look Morrison government.