Ley survives cabinet reshuffle

THE much anticipated federal cabinet reshuffle announced by new Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Sunday has left Health Minister Sussan Ley in place, promoted former assistant health minister Fiona Nash to the new Rural Health portfolio and made a historic appointment to the deputy health role.

Ken Wyatt, member for Hasluck in Western Australia, becomes Australia’s first Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander to frontbench position, taking the Assistant Health Minister role from Senator Nash.

Wyatt became the first Indigenous member of