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Tony Abbott re-shuffles the Cabinet and drops David Johnston

This is the reshufffle Tony Abbott had to have. Its central aim is to bolster the economic foundations of the government with the inclusion of some extra backbone in the form of Scott Morrison, and some extra charm in the form of cabinet appointee Sussan Ley, and newcomer to the outer-ministry, Josh Frydenberg.

Dumped from cabinet: David Johnston.

Dumped from cabinet: David Johnston. Photo: Alex Ellinghausen

WITHIN CABINET

Scott Morrison 
Immigration ? Social Services

Kevin Andrews
Social Services ? Defence

Peter Dutton
Health ? Immigration

DUMPED FROM CABINET

David Johnston
Defence

JUNIOR MINISTRY

Josh Frydenberg
Parliamentary secretary to PM – Assistant Treasurer

Simon Birmingham
Parliamentary secretary for environment – Assistant Minister of Education

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