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Government by portfolio

A portfolio is a minister's area of responsibility as a member of Cabinet. As a general rule, there is one department in each portfolio.

Each government department has its own departmental website with ministers and parliamentary secretaries often having their own websites as well. Within each portfolio there are also numerous agency and program websites.


Commonwealth Parliament

Agriculture and Water Resources


Communications and the Arts


Education and Training


Environment and Energy


Foreign Affairs and Trade

Health and Aged Care

Immigration and Border Protection

Industry, Innovation and Science

Infrastructure and Regional Development

Prime Minister and Cabinet

Social Services



Council of Australian Governments

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