Government Positions of Australia

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The following are descriptions outlining the positions of the Australian Cabinet, as per the Australian Public Service Job Description Act of October 2009.

Prime Minister

The Prime Minister, in the game known as the President, is in charge of running the Country. The Prime Minister is responsible for appointing cabinet members, which is normally done during the campaign cycle by using newspaper articles.

Deputy Prime Minister

The Deputy Prime Minister is responsible for the effective running of the country in the temporary absence of the Prime Minister. This position is also responsible for various activities assigned by the Prime Minister.

Previous Deputy Prime Ministes

Inspector General

Main article: Inspector general

Category: Parliamentary
Government Body: Parliament
Department: Inspector General
Reports to: Parliament as a Body
Position Allocation: By nomination and vote according to Act of Parliament

Job Purpose: The Inspector General is an Officer of Parliament and responsible for advising the Executive Government and Senate. They are also responsible for ensuring that Legal Considerations, Protocol, and Policy are not breached, that they are enacted in relation and accordance with the Constitution of Australia and all other Acts of Parliament.

Minister of Finance

Category: Parliamentary
Government Body: Cabinet
Department: Finance
Reports to: Prime Minister
Position Allocation: Prime Ministerial Placement

Job Purpose: Department of Finance is responsible for the looking after the Financial aspects of Australia and watching and taking care of the National Treasury, the National Bank of Australia org and the AUD and Gold that goes in and out of it. They are also responsible for the maintenance of the Reserve Bank of Australia organisation.


Previous Finance Ministers

Minister of Industry

Category: Parliamentary
Government Body: Cabinet
Department: Industry
Reports to: Prime Minister
Position Allocation: Prime Ministerial Placement

Job Purpose: Department of Industry is responsible for ensuring that the Government Funded Companies under its control as part of the Organisation Centrelink are managed properly, liaising with the Australian Business Association and monitoring the local market.

Previous Ministers of Industry

Minister of Foreign Affairs

Category: Parliamentary
Government Body: Cabinet
Department: Foreign Affairs
Reports to: Prime Minister
Position Allocation: Prime Ministerial Placement

Job Purpose: Department of Foreign Affairs is responsible for creating and maintaining diplomatic relations with foreign nations, maintaining and reporting on Alliances that the Nation may be involved in and advising the PM and Cabinet of other likely Alliances, and organising War Games etc.

Previous Ministers of Foreign Affairs

Minister of Defence

Category: Parliamentary
Government Body: Cabinet
Department: Defence
Reports to: Prime Minister
Position Allocation: Prime Ministerial Placement

Job Purpose: Department of Defence is responsible for smooth running of any Government Funded Companies under its control, mainly by means of the Australian Defence Department organisation. The MoD is also responsible for the movement and training of Australia's Military forces, with working with the Military Commanders and to prove both information and suggestions to the PM and Cabinet regarding military matters and the security of Australia.

Previous Ministers of Defence

Minister of Cultural Services

Category: Parliamentary
Government Body: Cabinet
Department: Cultural Services
Reports to: Prime Minister
Position Allocation: Prime Ministerial Placement

Job Purpose: Department of Cultural Services is responsible for the smooth running the Organisation: Australian Ministry of Culture, the welcoming new players, the Australian Wellness Scheme (through Gifting and Advice), and offering advice to the PM and Cabinet regarding the Community of Australia.


Previous Ministers of Cultural Services


Minister of Information

Category: Parliamentary
Government Body: Cabinet
Department: Information
Reports to: Prime Minister
Position Allocation: Prime Ministerial Placement

Job Purpose: Department of Information is responsible for the Organisation: eAus Department of Information, as well as it's Newspaper, the eAus Dept of Info Gazette, and the Department of Information Website. The Department is also responsible for releasing Media Articles relating to topics being discussed or having been discussed by the Parliament.

Previous Ministers of Information

Minister of Immigration, Customs and Security

Category: Parliamentary
Government Body: Cabinet
Department: Immigration, Customs and Security
Reports to: Prime Minister
Position Allocation: Prime Ministerial Placement

Job Purpose: Department of Immigration, Customs and Security is responsible for Immigration in Australia, authorising Citizenship requests for the Senate to action, liaising with the Nations Intelligence Agencies, reporting to the PM and Cabinet on any issues that may be of risk or issue to Australia's Security.


Previous Ministers of Immigration Customs and Security

Senate Speaker

Category: Parliamentary
Government Body: Senate
Department: Speaker
Reports to: The Senate as a whole
Position Allocation: Nomination and Vote by the Senate according to the Constitution and / or Act of Parliament.

Job Purpose: The Speaker and Deputy Speaker are responsible for Moderating topics on the Senate Forums, for closing topics and moving them into the Voting Hall for the Senate to vote after the elapsed time. They are responsible for Tallying the votes and making them known, as well as locking the voting topics after the elapsed timeframe. They are required to move Votes and Topics into the correct Archived Forums after the appropriate elapsed timeframe. They are responsible for the Posting of Acts and other Policies into the Policies forum should those responsible initially for the task be unable to do so.

Deputy Speaker

Category: Parliamentary
Government Body: Senate
Department: Deputy Speaker
Reports to: The Speaker and then Senate as a whole
Position Allocation: Nomination and Vote by the Senate according to the Constitution and / or Act of Parliament.

Job Purpose: There are 2 Deputy Speaker positions which are responsible primarily for assisting the Speaker with his duties. Effectively, if the Speaker hasn’t done it, then the Deputies do it. There is no need for a request for things to be done by the Speaker.

Australian Military Marshal

Main article: Military marshal

The Australian Military Marshal works alongside the Minister of Defence to decide where and when the Australian Military should fight. It has also been known as the Commander in Chief (CiC) (starting from January 2010 under the leadership of Prime Minister Cottus Arci), and afterwards was known as the Chief of the Defence Force.