facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Howard reshuffles Aussie Cabinet

July 4, 2005 at 11:21 AM   |   Comments

CANBERRA, Australia, July 4 (UPI) -- Australian Prime Minister John Howard, who heads the Liberal-National coalition, has given two top posts to the Nationals in a Cabinet reshuffle.

Warren Truss was named transport minister, while Peter McGauran will succeed Truss as agriculture minister, The Australian newspaper reported.

The reshuffle follows the resignation last month of John Anderson as deputy prime minister and transport minister.

Mark Vaile will become the new deputy prime minister while retaining his current trade minister portfolio.

© 2005 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Poland's Komorowski wants U.N to block Russian influence Poland's Komorowski wants U.N to block Russian influence
2
Scotland says 'No Thanks,' will remain part of the United Kingdom Scotland says 'No Thanks,' will remain part of the United Kingdom
3
Eight people killed in mass shooting in Northern Florida Eight people killed in mass shooting in Northern Florida
4
Phoenix airport reopens after lockdown
5
JetBlue plane makes emergency landing JetBlue plane makes emergency landing
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback