Linda Reynolds replaces Steve Ciobo as defence industry minister.
If the Coalition wins the election, Reynolds will replace the departing Christopher Pyne as defence minister.
Christopher Pyne (left) and Steve Ciobo are set to announce they will not contest their seats at the May election.
The defence minister and defence industry minister are set to become the latest in a string of high-profile government MPs exiting at the upcoming election.
Malcolm Turnbull has raised the prospect of new ‘clean coal’ generators – despite the fact investors don’t want to go into coal.
Whether it’s the awkward politics of preferences for One Nation or the extremely complex policy conundrum of improving Australia’s energy security, the Turnbull government’s default position is to attack…