Next steps for Morrison government

Scott Morrison and PM Michael McCormack met with federal departmental secretaries in Canberra.
Scott Morrison and PM Michael McCormack met with federal departmental secretaries in Canberra.

WHAT'S NEXT FOR MORRISON GOVERNMENT?

EVENTS

* Swearing in of ministry (expected next week)

* Finalising of election result (by June 28)

* PM to attend G20 leaders' summit in Osaka, Japan (June 28-29)

* Opening of 46th parliament (expected in July)

RESTRUCTURE

* 'Congestion busting' in the public service, with cuts to most departments and agencies, and an easing of red tape for business and investors

* Appoint a national youth suicide prevention adviser in the prime minister's portfolio

* Establish a national plan for indigenous suicide prevention

* Appoint a National Rural Health Commissioner to train rural doctors

* Create a ministerial advisory council for each new free trade agreement

* Create an Office of the Pacific

* A new National Agricultural Labour Advisory Committee

* Establish the National Water Grid, a new statutory authority for planning and management of water policy

POLICY

* Income tax cut plan to be put to parliament. Coalition is insisting it must be passed as a whole, but Labor doesn't support longer-term changes

* Rolling out energy policy which delivers lower prices, more reliable power and cuts to carbon emissions

* Establish the first home loans deposit scheme

* Fund 30 new headspace centres for youth mental health

* Establish 10 training hubs in regional areas to connect industry and schools

* Expand the youth jobs PaTH program and the transition to work service

* Extend the Keys2drive program - free theory and practical lessons for learner drivers and their supervisors - for a further two years until 2023

* Support the pilot of a road safety course for year nine students

* Establish five rural-based university medical school programs in the Murray-Darling region of NSW and Victoria

* Create the Institute for Regional, Rural and Remote Health and Medical Research

* Create a program for more clinical trials in rural and regional Australia

* A referendum for an Indigenous Voice to parliament, after communities are consulted for an appropriate model

* Establish a program to provide perinatal support

* Introduce new laws to toughen penalties for online abuse and harassment

* Review the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act

* Introduce a NDIS participant service guarantee and a seven per cent employment target for people with disability across the public service by 2025

Australian Associated Press