"We are very pleased that such a high calibre successor as Philip Gaetjens has been chosen to follow Martin as Secretary to the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet. Philip's experience at the highest level in numerous Federal and State economic roles make him well placed to deliver the cross-government policy leadership necessary to kick start Australia’s ailing productivity growth.
"The appointment of Dr Steven Kennedy as Secretary of the Treasury is also most welcome. Steven's most recent experience in infrastructure, regional development and cities will be highly valued in his new role addressing the challenges of a softening economy," Mr Willox said.
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