|Secretary of the Department of Finance|
|Assumed office |
22 December 2016
From 2010 to 2013, Huxtable was a Deputy Secretary in the Department of Health and Ageing. She moved to the Department of Finance in 2013, also as a Deputy Secretary. In her finance department role, Huxtable played a key role developing several Australian federal budgets.
When former Finance Secretary Jane Halton stood down in 2016, Huxtable was promoted to act as head of the agency. She was appointed permanently to the role after it being recommended by the Prime Minister in December 2016.
Awards and honours
Huxtable was awarded a Public Service Medal in 2005.
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| Secretary of the
Department of Finance
2016 – current