Statement From Minister Hutchins – Leave Of Absence

I am taking a leave of absence from my Ministerial and Parliamentary responsibilities due to personal reasons.

In my absence Jill Hennessy will act as the Minister for Women and the Minister for the Prevention of Family Violence.

Luke Donnellan will act as the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and the Minister for Industrial Relations.

My leave will take effect immediately and I ask for privacy for me and my family at this time.