Morrison in post-scandal frontbench revamp

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KEY CHANGES TO THE MORRISON FRONTBENCH

* Christian Porter demoted from attorney-general and industrial relations minister to industry, science and technology

* Linda Reynolds bumped from defence to government services and the NDIS

* Peter Dutton moves from home affairs to defence and leader of the house

* Karen Andrews moved from industry to home affairs

* Melissa Price elevated into cabinet as defence industry minister

* Michaelia Cash moves from employment and industry to attorney-general and industrial relations

* Stuart Robert goes from government services to employment

* Anne Ruston adds women's safety to social services

* Jane Hume adds women's economic security to her role in the outer ministry

OTHER CHANGES

* One position has been added to the new Morrison cabinet, with the number of women at its highest level on record

* Cabinet ministers' task force to deal with women's equality and safety