Gillard reshuffles cabinet
Ms Gillard announced a widely-tipped reshuffle today, which includes extra portfolio responsibilities of industry and innovation for Climate Change Minister Greg Combet.
"With this new cabinet in place we will see an important mix of new energy, as well as wise heads and experienced heads," she told reporters in Canberra.
Tanya Plibersek will join cabinet as the new health minister.She was formerly human services and social inclusion minister.
Mental Health and Ageing Minister Mark Butler retains his position but will join cabinet. He will also take on social inclusion responsibilities.