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Tuesday, 28 September 2010
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Mr ABBOTT (Leader of the Opposition) (4:04 PM) —Mr Speaker, I have the honour to inform the House that the parliamentary Liberal Party has elected me as its leader and the honourable member for Curtin as deputy leader. The honourable member for Leichhardt has been appointed Chief Opposition Whip and the honourable members for Forrest and Barker have been appointed as opposition whips. I understand that a full list of the shadow ministry will be published in the Hansard.

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COALITION SHADOW MINISTRY

Title

Shadow Minister

Other Chamber

Leader of the Opposition

The Hon Tony Abbott MP

Senator the Hon Eric Abetz

Shadow Parliamentary Secretary Assisting the Leader of the Opposition

Senator Cory Bernardi

Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs

Shadow Minister for Trade

(Deputy Leader of the Opposition)

The Hon Julie Bishop MP

Senator the Hon David Johnston

Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for International Development Assistance

The Hon Teresa Gambaro MP

Shadow Minister for Infrastructure and Transport

(Leader of The Nationals)

The Hon Warren Truss MP

Senator Barnaby Joyce

Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Roads and Regional Transport

Mr Darren Chester MP

Shadow Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations

(Leader of the Opposition in the Senate)

Senator the Hon Eric Abetz

The Hon Sussan Ley MP

Shadow Minister for Employment Participation

The Hon Sussan Ley MP

Shadow Attorney-General

Shadow Minister for the Arts

(Deputy Leader of the Opposition in the Senate)

Senator the Hon George Brandis SC

Mr Michael Keenan MP

Shadow Minister for Justice, Customs and Border Protection

Mr Michael Keenan MP

Senator the Hon George Brandis SC

Shadow Parliamentary Secretary to the Shadow Attorney- General

Senator Gary Humphries

Shadow Treasurer

The Hon Joe Hockey MP

Senator Mathias Cormann

Shadow Assistant Treasurer and Shadow Minister for Financial Services and Superannuation

Senator Mathias Cormann

Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Tax Reform

(Deputy Chairman, Coalition Policy Development Committee)

The Hon Tony Smith MP

Shadow Minister for Education, Apprenticeships and Training

(Manager of Opposition Business in the House)

The Hon Christopher Pyne MP

Senator the Hon Brett Mason

Shadow Minister for Childcare and Early Childhood Learning

The Hon Sussan Ley MP

Senator Fiona Nash

Shadow Minister for Universities and Research

Senator the Hon Brett Mason

The Hon Christopher Pyne MP

Shadow Minister for Youth and Sport

(Deputy Manager of Opposition Business in the House)

Mr Luke Hartsuyker MP

Senator Fiona Nash

Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Regional Education

Senator Fiona Nash

Shadow Minister for Indigenous Affairs

(Deputy Leader of the Nationals)

Senator the Hon Nigel Scullion

The Hon Kevin Andrews MP

Shadow Minister for Indigenous Development and Employment

Senator Marise Payne

Shadow Minister for Regional Development, Local Government and Water

(Leader of the Nationals in the Senate)

Senator Barnaby Joyce

The Hon Ian Macfarlane MP

Shadow Minister for Regional Development

The Hon Bob Baldwin MP

Senator the Hon Ian Macdonald

Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Northern and Remote Australia

Senator the Hon Ian Macdonald

Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Local Government

Mr Don Randall MP

Senator the Hon Ian Macdonald

Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for the Murray-Darling Basin

Senator Simon Birmingham

The Hon Ian Macfarlane MP

Shadow Minister for Finance, Deregulation and Debt Reduction

(Chairman, Coalition Policy Development Committee)

The Hon Andrew Robb AO MP

Senator Mathias Cormann

Shadow Special Minister of State

The Hon Bronwyn Bishop MP

Senator Mathias Cormann

Shadow Minister for COAG

Senator Marise Payne

The Hon Andrew Robb AO MP

(Chairman, Scrutiny of Government Waste Committee)

(Mr Jamie Briggs MP)

Shadow Minister for Energy and Resources

The Hon Ian Macfarlane MP

Senator the Hon George Brandis SC

Shadow Minister for Tourism

The Hon Bob Baldwin MP

Shadow Minister for Defence

Senator the Hon David Johnston

Mr Stuart Robert MP

Shadow Minister for Defence Science, Technology and Personnel

Mr Stuart Robert MP

Shadow Minister for Veterans’ Affairs

Senator the Hon Michael Ronaldson

Mr Stuart Robert MP

Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Defence Materiel

Senator Gary Humphries

Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for the Defence Force and Defence Support

Senator the Hon Ian Macdonald

Shadow Minister for Communications and Broadband

The Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP

Senator Simon Birmingham

Shadow Minister for Regional Communications

Mr Luke Hartsuyker MP

Shadow Minister for Health and Ageing

The Hon Peter Dutton MP

Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells

Shadow Minister for Ageing

Shadow Minister for Mental Health

Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells

The Hon Peter Dutton MP

Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Primary Healthcare

Dr Andrew Southcott MP

Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells

Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Regional Health Services and Indigenous Health

Dr Andrew Laming MP

Shadow Minister for Families, Housing and Human Services

The Hon Kevin Andrews MP

Senator Mitch Fifield

Shadow Minister for Seniors

The Hon Bronwyn Bishop MP

Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells

Shadow Minister for Disabilities, Carers and the Voluntary Sector

(Manager of Opposition Business in the Senate)

Senator Mitch Fifield

The Hon Kevin Andrews

Shadow Minister for Housing

Senator Marise Payne

The Hon Kevin Andrews

Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Supporting Families

Senator Cory Bernardi

Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for the Status of Women

Senator Michaelia Cash

Shadow Minister for Climate Action, Environment and Heritage

The Hon Greg Hunt MP

Senator the Hon Eric Abetz

Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Environment

Senator Simon Birmingham

Shadow Minister for Productivity and Population

Shadow Minister for Immigration and Citizenship

Mr Scott Morrison MP

Senator the Hon Eric Abetz

Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Citizenship and Settlement

The Hon Teresa Gambaro MP

Senator Michaelia Cash

Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Immigration

Senator Michaelia Cash

Shadow Minister for Innovation, Industry and Science

Mrs Sophie Mirabella MP

Senator the Hon Richard Colbeck

Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Innovation, Industry, and Science

Senator the Hon Richard Colbeck

Shadow Minister for Agriculture and Food Security

The Hon John Cobb MP

Senator the Hon Richard Colbeck

Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Fisheries and Forestry

Senator the Hon Richard Colbeck

Shadow Minister for Small Business, Competition Policy and Consumer Affairs

The Hon Bruce Billson MP

Senator Scott Ryan

Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Small Business and Fair Competition

Senator Scott Ryan

Shadow Cabinet Ministers are shown in bold type.

In addition, the Hon Philip Ruddock MP will act as Shadow Cabinet Secretary.