Australian PM’s new ministry to be sworn-in today

Sydney: Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s new ministry will be sworn-in by the Governor General in Canberra today.

According to, more than 28 changes to personnel and ministerial responsibilities were made official.

Nine of the new ministers and assistant ministers, including five in Cabinet and Defence Minister Senator Marisse Payne, are all women.

Former prime minister Tony Abbott’s loyalists, who were granted new jobs in the fresh look Turnbull ministry yesterday, praised the Prime Minister for keeping balance in his team. (ANI)