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Part 6 - Historical information on the Australian Parliament - Shadow Ministries

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Shadow Ministries

The following is a consolidated list of the allocation of shadow portfolios since March 1983. Some shadow portfolios with more than one responsibility (for example, Small Business, Housing and Customs) have been listed individually.

LIB-NPA Coalition Shadow Ministry 11.3.1983 - 11.3.1996

Shadow portfolio

Name

Period of service

Leader of the Opposition

Peacock, AS

11.3.1983 - 5.9.1985

Howard, JW

5.9.1985 - 9.5.1989

Peacock, AS

9.5.1989 - 3.4.1990

Hewson, JR

3.4.1990 - 23.5.1994

Downer, AJG

23.5.1994 - 30.1.1995

Howard, JW

30.1.1995 - 11.3.1996

Deputy Leader of the Opposition

Howard, JW

16.3.1983 - 5.9.1985

Brown, NA, QC

5.9.1985 - 17.7.1987

Peacock, AS

17.7.1987 - 9.5.1989

Chaney, Senator FM

9.5.1989 - 3.4.1990

Reith, PK

3.4.1990 - 23.3.1993

Wooldridge, MRL

23.3.1993 - 23.5.1994

Costello, PH

23.5.1994 - 11.3.1996

Leader of the Opposition in the Senate

Chaney, Senator FM

16.3.1983 - 27.2.1990

Hill, Senator RM

27.2.1990 - 11.3.1996

Deputy Leader of the Opposition in the Senate

Durack, Senator PD, QC

16.3.1983 - 17.8.1987

Lewis, Senator AWR

17.7.1987 - 14.2.1990

Durack, Senator PD, QC

11.4.1990 - 23.5.1992

Short, Senator JR

5.6.1992 - 23.3.1993

Alston, Senator RKR

23.3.1993 - 11.3.1996

Leader of the National Party

Anthony, JD, CH (NPA)

2.2.1971 - 17.1.1984

Sinclair, IM (NPA)

17.1.1984 - 12.5.1989

Blunt, CW (NPA)

12.5.1989 - 6.4.1990

Fischer, TA (NPA)

10.4.1990 - 11.3.1996

Deputy Leader of the National Party

Sinclair, IM (NPA)

2.2.1971 - 17.1.1984

Hunt, RJD (NPA)

17.1.1984 - 23.7.1987

Lloyd, B (NPA)

23.1.1987 - 23.3.1993

Anderson, JD (NPA)

23.3.1993 - 11.3.1996

Leader of the National Party in the Senate

Scott, Senator DB (NPA)

21.2.1980 - 30.6.1985

Collard, Senator SJ (NPA)

1.7.1985 - 5.6.1987

Stone, Senator JO (NPA)

21.8.1987 - 1.3.1990

Boswell, Senator RLD (NPA)

10.4.1990 - 11.3.1996

Deputy Leader of the National Party in the Senate

Collard, Senator SJ (NPA)

17.2.1981 - 1.7.1985

Bjelke-Petersen, Senator FI (NPA)

20.8.1985 - 10.4.1990

Tambling, Senator GEJ (CLP)

10.4.1990 - 23.3.1993

Brownhill, Senator DGC (NPA)

23.3.1993 - 11.3.1996

Aboriginal Affairs

Porter, JR

16.3.1983 - 14.12.1984

Shipton, RF

14.12.1984 - 9.9.1985

Connolly, DM

9.9.1985 - 14.8.1987

Miles, C

14.8.1987 - 12.5.1989

Smith, WL

12.5.1989 - 11.4.1990

Wooldridge, MRL

11.4.1990 - 23.5.1992

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs

Wooldridge, MRL

23.5.1992 - 7.4.1993

Nugent, PE

7.4.1993 - 26.5.1994

Gallus, CA

26.5.1994 - 11.3.1996

Administrative Services

Martin (Sullivan), Senator KJ

16.3.1983 - 14.12.1984

Tuckey, CW

14.12.1984 - 1.5.1987

Fife, WC

14.8.1987 - 11.4.1990

Parer, Senator WR

11.4.1990 - 7.4.1993

Connolly, DM

7.4.1993 - 26.5.1994

Kemp, Senator CR

26.5.1994 - 11.3.1996

Aged Care

Braithwaite, RA (NPA)

16.9.1988 - 28.4.1992

Aged

Carlton, JJ

28.4.1992 - 7.8.1992

Newman, Senator JM

7.8.1992 - 7.4.1993

Senior Citizens and Aged Care

Patterson, Senator KCL

7.4.1993 - 26.5.1994

Wooldridge, MRL

26.5.1994 - 31.1.1995

Senior Citizens

Ruddock, PM

31.1.1995 - 11.3.1996

Parliamentary Secretary to the Shadow Minister for Senior Citizens and Aged Care

Patterson, Senator KCL

26.5.1994 - 14.2.1995

Arts and Heritage

Connolly, DM

14.12.1984 - 9.9.1985

Collard, Senator SJ (NPA)

9.9.1985 - 14.4.1987

Downer, AJG

21.4.1987 - 14.8.1987

Puplick, Senator CJ

11.4.1990 - 9.5.1990

Baume, Senator ME

9.5.1990 - 7.4.1993

Hewson, JR

7.4.1993 - 26.5.1994

Arts

Puplick, Senator CJ

14.8.1987 - 11.4.1990

Alston, Senator RKR

26.5.1994 - 11.3.1996

Arts and Heritage

Puplick, Senator CJ

1.4.1990 - 9.5.1990

Baume, Senator ME

9.5.1990 - 7.4.1993

Hewson, JR

7.4.1993 - 26.5.1994

Shadow Minister assisting the Leader on the Arts

Patterson, Senator KCL

7.4.1993 - 26.5.1994

Attorney-General

Durack, Senator PD, QC

16.3.1983 - 14.12.1984

Brown, NA, QC

14.12.1984 - 9.9.1985

Spender, JM, QC

9.9.1985 - 14.8.1987

Reith, PK

14.8.1987 - 16.9.1988

Brown, NA, QC

16.9.1988 - 11.4.1990

Peacock, AS

11.4.1990 - 28.4.1992

Durack, Senator PD, QC

28.4.1992 - 23.5.1992

Costello, PH

23.5.1992 - 7.4.1993

Williams, DR, AM, QC

7.4.1993 - 26.5.1994

Vanstone, Senator AE

26.5.1994 - 11.3.1996

Australian Capital Territory

Ruddock, PM

16.3.1983 - 14.12.1984

Lewis, Senator AWR

14.12.1984 - 14.8.1987

Vanstone, Senator AE

14.8.1987 - 16.9.1988

Hill, Senator RM

16.9.1988 - 11.6.1989

Lewis, Senator AWR

11.6.1989 - 14.2.1990

Parer, Senator WR

11.4.1990 - 28.4.1992

Macdonald, Senator ID

28.4.1992 - 26.5.1994

Kemp, Senator CR

26.5.1994 - 11.3.1996

Aviation

Spender, JM, QC

16.3.1983 - 14.12.1984

Lloyd, B (NPA)

14.12.1984 - 28.4.1987

Moore, JC

1.5.1987 - 14.8.1987

Beale, JH

14.8.1987 - 16.9.1988

Blunt, CW (NPA)

16.9.1988 - 12.5.1989

Jull, DF

12.5.1989 - 26.5.1994

Parer, Senator WR

26.5.1994 - 11.3.1996

Bicentenary

Puplick, Senator CJ

14.8.1987 - 16.9.1988

Business see also Small Business

Moore, JC

21.4.1987 - 11.4.1990

Childcare

Alston, Senator RKR

11.4.1990 - 7.4.1993

Commonwealth/State Relations

Short, Senator JR

11.4.1990 - 7.4.1993

Communications

Lloyd, B (NPA)

16.3.1983 - 14.12.1984

Moore, JC

14.12.1984 - 9.9.1985

Macphee, IM

9.9.1985 - 21.4.1987

Beale, JH

21.4.1987 - 14.8.1987

Messner, Senator AJ

14.8.1987 - 16.9.1988

Lewis, Senator AWR

16.9.1988 - 12.5.1989

Alston, Senator RKR

12.5.1989 - 11.4.1990

Brown, NA, QC

11.4.1990 - 25.2.1991

Smith, WL

25.2.1991 - 7.4.1993

Alston, Senator RKR

7.4.1993 - 11.3.1996

Community Services

Messner, Senator AJ

14.12.1984 - 9.9.1985

Baume, Senator PE

9.9.1985 - 26.3.1987

Braithwaite, RA (NPA)

16.9.1988 - 28.4.1992

Tambling, Senator GEJ (CLP)

28.4.1992 - 26.5.1994

Wooldridge, MRL

26.5.1994 - 31.1.1995

Family and Community Services

Porter, JR

21.4.1987 - 14.8.1987

Blunt, CW (NPA)

14.8.1987 - 16.9.1988

Parliamentary Secretary to the Shadow Minister for Community Services

Patterson, Senator KCL

26.5.1994 - 14.2.1995

Constitutional Reform

Williams, DR, AM, QC

7.4.1993 - 26.5.1994

Consumer Affairs

Moore, JC

21.4.1987 - 11.4.1990

Costello, PH

11.4.1990 - 23.5.1992

Bailey, FE

23.5.1992 - 7.4.1993

Vanstone, Senator AE

7.4.1993 - 26.5.1994

Boswell, Senator RLD

26.5.1994 - 9.12.1994

Truss, WE

13.12.1994 - 11.3.1996

Corporate Law Reform

Costello, PH

11.4.1990 - 7.4.1993

Customs

MacGibbon, Senator DJ

12.5.1989 - 11.4.1990

Prosser, GD

11.4.1990 - 7.4.1993

Hewson, JR

26.5.1994 - 26.8.1994

Parer, Senator WR

25.9.1994 - 11.3.1996

Defence

Sinclair, IM (NPA)

16.3.1983 - 21.4.1987

Fife, WC

21.4.1987 - 1.5.1987

White, PND, MC

1.5.1987 - 12.5.1989

Carlton, JJ

12.5.1989 - 11.4.1990

Durack, Senator PD, QC

11.4.1990 - 28.4.1992

Downer, AJG

28.4.1992 - 7.4.1993

Hill, Senator RM

7.4.1993 - 26.5.1994

Reith, PK

26.5.1994 - 25.9.1994

Newman, Senator JM

25.9.1994 - 11.3.1996

Defence Support

Spender, JM, QC

16.3.1983 - 14.12.1984

Defence Science and Personnel

Newman, Senator JM

16.9.1988 - 11.4.1990

Newman, Senator JM

28.4.1992 - 7.8.1992

Rocher, AC

7.8.1992 - 7.4.1993

MacGibbon, Senator DJ

7.4.1993 - 26.5.1994

Tuckey, CW

26.5.1994 - 11.3.1996

Defence Personnel

Newman, Senator JM

11.4.1990 - 28.4.1992

Economics and Business Group Chairman

Reith, PK

11.4.1990 - 7.4.1993

Economy, Public Sector and the Law Management Group

Chairman

Downer, AJG

7.4.1993 - 26.5.1994

Secretary

Watson, Senator JOW

7.4.1993 - 26.5.1994

Education

Baume, Senator PE

16.3.1983 - 9.9.1985

Shack, PD

9.9.1985 - 14.8.1987

Carlton, JJ

14.8.1987 - 16.9.1988

Beale, JH

16.9.1988 - 12.5.1989

Education

Reith, PK

12.5.1989 - 11.4.1990

Kemp, DA

11.4.1990 - 7.4.1993

Wooldridge, MRL

7.4.1993 - 26.5.1994

Hill, Senator RM

26.5.1994 - 11.3.1996

Schools, Vocational Education and Training

Andrews, KJ

7.4.1993 - 26.5.1994

Miles, CG

26.5.1994 - 19.10.1994

Ronaldson, MJC

26.10.1994 - 11.3.1996

Election Strategy, Co-ordinator

Baume, Senator ME

11.4.1990 - 28.4.1992

Employment

Macphee, IM

16.3.1983 - 14.12.1984

Shack, PD

14.12.1984 - 9.9.1985

Brown, NA, QC

9.9.1985 - 21.4.1987

Chaney, Senator FM

21.4.1987 - 14.8.1987

Employment and Training

Shack, PD

14.8.1987 - 16.9.1988

Tuckey, CW

16.9.1988 - 12.5.1989

Beale, JH

12.5.1989 - 11.4.1990

Howard, JW

11.4.1990 - 7.4.1993

Wooldridge, MRL

7.4.1993 - 26.5.1994

Kemp, DA

26.5.1994 - 11.3.1996

Parliamentary Secretary to the Shadow Minister for Employment and Training

Troeth, Senator JM

26.5.1994 - 11.3.1996

Energy

Chaney, Senator FM

16.3.1983 - 14.12.1984

Durack, Senator PD, QC

14.12.1984 - 14.8.1987

Smith, WL

14.8.1987 - 16.9.1988

McGauran, PJ (NPA)

16.9.1988 - 11.4.1990

Fischer, TA (NPA)

11.4.1990 - 7.4.1993

McGauran, PJ (NPA)

7.4.1993 - 11.3.1996

Environment see also Industry, Structural

Connolly, DM

16.3.1983 - 9.9.1985

Collard, Senator SJ (NPA)

9.9.1985 - 14.4.1987

Reform and Environment Group

Downer, AJG

21.4.1987 - 14.8.1987

Puplick, Senator CJ

14.8.1987 - 11.4.1990

Chaney, FM

11.4.1990 - 7.8.1992

Carlton, JJ

7.8.1992 - 7.4.1993

Gallus, CA

7.4.1993 - 26.5.1994

Environment and Heritage

McLachlan, IM, AO

26.5.1994 - 10.3.1995

Environment

Kemp, Senator CR

10.3.1995 - 11.3.1996

Ethnic Affairs see Immigration and Ethnic Affairs

Export Development

Kemp, DA

7.4.1993 - 26.5.1994

External Territories see Territories

Family and Human Resources Management Group

Chairman

Wooldridge, MRL

7.4.1993 - 26.5.1994

Secretary

Teague, Senator BC

7.4.1993 - 26.5.1994

Family Matters

Newman, Senator JM

7.4.1993 - 22.5.1994

Family Services

Kemp, DA

26.5.1994 - 11.3.1996

Parliamentary Secretary to the Shadow Minister for Family Services

Troeth, Senator JM

26.5.1994 - 11.3.1996

Family, Social and Health Policy Group

Chairman

Carlton, JJ

28.4.1992 - 7.8.1992

Woods, RL

7.8.1992 - 7.4.1993

Parliamentary Secretary see also Health, Welfare and Veterans' Management Group; Social Policy and Health Group

Patterson, Senator KCL

28.4.1992 - 7.4.1993

Federal Affairs

Messner, Senator AJ

16.9.1988 - 12.5.1989

Bishop, Senator BK

12.5.1989 - 11.4.1990

Fightback! Co-ordination and Marketing

Chairman

Chaney, FM

28.4.1992 - 7.4.1993

Deputy Chairman

Connolly, DM

28.4.1992 - 7.4.1993

Parliamentary Secretary

Bailey, FE

28.4.1992 - 7.4.1993

Finance

Moore, JC

16.3.1983 - 14.12.1984

Rae, Senator PE

14.12.1984 - 9.9.1985

Messner, Senator AJ

9.9.1985 - 21.4.1987

Short, Senator JR

21.4.1987 - 14.8.1987

Stone, Senator JO (NPA)

14.8.1987 - 13.9.1988

Hewson, JR

16.9.1988 - 12.5.1989

Stone, Senator JO (NPA)

12.5.1989 - 24.3.1990

Short, Senator JR

11.4.1990 - 7.4.1993

Costello, PH

7.4.1993 - 26.5.1994

Prosser, GD

26.5.1994 - 11.3.1996

Foreign Affairs

MacKellar, MJR

16.3.1983 - 14.12.1984

Macphee, IM

14.12.1984 - 9.9.1985

Peacock, AS

9.9.1985 - 23.3.1987

Brown, NA, QC

23.3.1987 - 14.8.1987

Spender, JM, QC

14.8.1987 - 12.5.1989

Macphee, IM

12.5.1989 - 11.6.1989

Hill, Senator RM

11.6.1989 - 7.4.1993

Peacock, AS

7.4.1993 - 17.9.1994

Reith, PK

25.9.1994 - 31.1.1995

Downer, AJG

31.1.1995 - 11.3.1996

Health

Carlton, JJ

16.3.1983 - 14.12.1984

Porter, JR

14.12.1984 - 21.4.1987

Baume, Senator ME

21.4.1987 - 14.8.1987

Tuckey, CW

14.8.1987 - 16.9.1988

Shack, PD

16.9.1988 - 11.4.1990

Woods, RL

11.4.1990 - 7.4.1993

Newman, Senator JM

7.4.1993 - 22.5.1994

Bishop, BK

26.5.1994 - 31.1.1995

Health and Human Resources

Wooldridge, MRL

31.1.1995 - 11.3.1996

Parliamentary Secretary to the Shadow Minister for Health

Herron, Senator JJ

26.5.1994 - 14.2.1995

Parliamentary Secretary to the Shadow Minister

for Health and Human Services

Herron, Senator JJ (Health)

14.2.1995 - 11.3.1996

Patterson, Senator KCL

(Human Services)

14.2.1995 - 11.3.1996

Health, Welfare and Veterans' Management Group

Chairperson

Newman, Senator JM

7.4.1993 - 22.5.1994

Secretary

Herron, Senator JJ

7.4.1993 - 26.5.1994

Home Affairs

Martin (Sullivan), Senator KJ

16.3.1983 - 14.12.1984

Short, Senator JR

14.8.1987 - 16.9.1988

Housing and Construction

Fife, WC

16.3.1983 - 14.12.1984

Hodgman, WM, QC

14.12.1984 - 9.9.1985

Beale, JH

9.9.1985 - 21.4.1987

Reith, PK

21.4.1987 - 1.5.1987

Housing

Tuckey, CW

1.5.1987 - 14.8.1987

Porter, JR

14.8.1987 - 16.9.1988

Downer, AJG

16.9.1988 - 12.5.1989

Tuckey, CW

12.5.1989 - 28.10.1989

Beale, JH

28.10.1989 - 11.4.1990

Prosser, GD

11.4.1990 - 7.4.1993

Tambling, Senator GEJ (CLP)

26.5.1994 - 11.3.1996

Public Housing

Tambling, Senator GEJ (CLP)

7.4.1993 - 26.5.1994

Human Resources see Family; Health

Immigration and Ethnic Affairs

Hodgman, WM, QC

16.3.1983 - 14.12.1984

Ruddock, PM

14.12.1984 - 9.9.1985

Cadman, AG

9.9.1985 - 12.5.1989

Ruddock, PM

12.5.1989 - 7.4.1993

Short, Senator JR

26.5.1994 - 11.3.1996

Immigration and Citizenship

Short, Senator JR

7.4.1993 - 26.5.1994

Shadow Minister Assisting the Leader on Ethnic Affairs

Ruddock, PM

11.4.1990 - 7.4.1993

Short, Senator JR

7.4.1993 - 26.5.1994

Shadow Minister assisting the Leader on Multicultural Affairs

Short, Senator JR

26.5.1994 - 11.3.1996

Multicultural Affairs

Knowles, Senator SC

7.4.1993 - 26.5.1994

Multicultural Australia

Short, Senator JR

7.4.1993 - 26.5.1994

Industrial Relations

Macphee, IM

16.3.1983 - 14.12.1984

Shack, PD

14.12.1984 - 9.9.1985

Brown, NA, QC

9.9.1985 - 21.4.1987

Chaney, Senator FM

21.4.1987 - 16.9.1988

Reith, PK

16.9.1988 - 12.5.1989

Chaney, Senator FM

12.5.1989 - 11.4.1990

Howard, JW

11.4.1990 - 31.1.1995

Reith, PK

31.1.1995 - 11.3.1996

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Industrial Relations

Cobb, MR (NPA)

26.5.1994 - 11.3.1996

Industry and Commerce

Rae, Senator PE

16.3.1983 - 14.12.1984

McLachlan, IM, AO

11.4.1990 - 7.4.1993

Hewson, JR

26.5.1994 - 26.8.1994

Moore, JC

25.9.1994 - 11.3.1996

Industry, Technology and Commerce

Chaney, Senator FM

14.12.1984 - 21.4.1987

Messner, Senator AJ

21.4.1987 - 14.8.1987

Lewis, Senator AWR

14.8.1987 - 16.9.1988

Chaney, Senator FM

16.9.1988 - 12.5.1989

Lewis, Senator AWR

12.5.1989 - 28.10.1989

Howard, JW

28.10.1989 - 11.4.1990

Manufacturing and Service Industries

Prosser, GD

7.4.1993 - 26.5.1994

Industry and Structural Reform Group

Chairman

McLachlan, IM, AO

11.4.1990 - 7.4.1993

Parliamentary Secretary

McArthur, FS

11.4.1990 - 7.4.1993

Industry, Structural Reform and Environment Group

Chairman

Kemp, DA

7.4.1993 - 26.5.1994

Secretary

Cobb, MR (NPA)

7.4.1993 - 26.5.1994

Infrastructure and National Development

McLachlan, IM, AO

7.4.1993 - 26.5.1994

Infrastructure

Hewson, JR

26.5.1994 - 26.8.1994

Macdonald, Senator ID

25.9.1994 - 11.3.1996

International Relations Management Group

Chairman

Fischer, TA (NPA)

7.4.1993 - 26.5.1994

Justice

Hill, Senator RM

16.9.1988 - 11.6.1989

Brown, NA, QC

11.6.1989 - 11.4.1990

Peacock, AS

11.4.1990 - 28.4.1992

Durack, Senator PD, QC

28.4.1992 - 23.5.1992

Costello, PH

23.5.1992 - 7.4.1993

Vanstone, Senator AE

7.4.1993 - 11.3.1996

Land Transport and Shipping see Transport

Local Government

Braithwaite, RA (NPA)

16.3.1983 - 14.12.1984

Everingham, PAE

14.12.1984 - 9.9.1985

Moore, JC

9.9.1985 - 21.4.1987

Lewis, Senator AWR

21.4.1987 - 14.8.1987

Cameron, IMD

14.8.1987 - 14.3.1988

Braithwaite, RA (NPA)

14.3.1988 - 16.9.1988

Messner, Senator AJ

16.9.1988 - 12.5.1989

Bishop, Senator BK

12.5.1989 - 11.4.1990

Parer, Senator WR

11.4.1990 - 28.4.1992

Macdonald, Senator ID

28.4.1992 - 26.5.1994

Scott, BC (NPA)

26.5.1994 - 11.3.1996

Manpower and Labour Market Reform Group

Chairman

Howard, JW

11.4.1990 - 7.4.1993

Parliamentary Secretary

Anderson, JD (NPA)

28.4.1992 - 7.4.1993

Multicultural Affairs see Immigration and Ethnic Affairs

Northern Australia

Braithwaite, RA (NPA)

16.9.1987 - 16.9.1988

Tambling, Senator GEJ (CLP)

11.4.1990 - 7.4.1993

Boswell, Senator RLD (NPA)

7.4.1993 - 26.5.1994

Northern Development

Braithwaite, RA (NPA)

16.3.1983 - 14.12.1984

Everingham, PAE

14.12.1984 - 9.9.1985

Moore, JC

9.9.1985 - 21.4.1987

White, PND, MC

21.4.1987 - 14.8.1987

Tambling, Senator GEJ (CLP)

26.5.1994 - 11.3.1996

Party Development

Kemp, DA

7.4.1993 - 26.5.1994

Policy Co-ordination and Development

Carlton, JJ

11.4.1990 - 28.4.1992

Policy Co-ordination

Carlton, JJ

28.4.1992 - 7.4.1993

Primary Industry

McVeigh, DT (NPA)

16.3.1983 - 14.12.1984

Hunt, RJD (NPA)

14.12.1984 - 28.4.1987

Fife, WC

1.5.1987 - 14.8.1987

Lloyd, B (NPA)

14.8.1987 - 7.4.1993

Anderson, JD (NPA)

7.4.1993 - 11.3.1996

Shadow Minister Assisting the Shadow Minister for Primary Industry

Scott, BC (NPA)

26.5.1994 - 11.3.1996

Privatisation

Moore, JC

12.5.1989 - 11.4.1990

Smith, WL

11.4.1990 - 25.2.1991

Beale, JH

25.2.1991 - 7.4.1993

Connolly, DM

7.4.1993 - 26.5.1994

Moore, JC

26.5.1994 - 31.1.1995

Bishop, BK

31.1.1995 - 11.3.1996

Public Administration

Connolly, DM

16.3.1983 - 14.8.1987

Porter, JR

14.8.1987 - 16.9.1988

Messner, Senator AJ

16.9.1988 - 12.5.1989

Bishop, Senator BK

12.5.1989 - 11.4.1990

Hill, Senator RM

7.4.1993 - 26.5.1994

Moore, JC

26.5.1994 - 25.9.1994

Kemp, Senator CR

25.9.1994 - 10.3.1995

Moore, JC

10.3.1995 - 11.3.1996

Public Administration Group

Chairman

Peacock, AS

11.4.1990 - 28.4.1992

Durack, Senator PD, QC

28.4.1992 - 23.5.1992

Costello, PH

23.5.1992 - 7.4.1993

Public Service

Ruddock, PM

16.3.1983 - 14.12.1984

Howard, JW

11.4.1990 - 7.4.1993

Regional Development

Boswell, Senator RLD (NPA)

16.9.1988 - 11.4.1990

Tambling, Senator GEJ (CLP)

11.4.1990 - 28.4.1992

Regional and Rural Development

Scott, BC (NPA)

28.4.1992 - 7.4.1993

Rural and Regional Development

Scott, BC (NPA)

7.4.1993 - 26.5.1994

Regional Development

Macdonald, Senator ID

26.5.1994 - 11.3.1996

Resources

Chaney, Senator FM

16.3.1983 - 14.12.1984

Durack, Senator PD, QC

14.12.1984 - 14.8.1987

Sinclair, IM (NPA)

14.8.1987 - 12.5.1989

Blunt, CW (NPA)

12.5.1989 - 6.4.1990

Fischer, TA (NPA)

11.4.1990 - 7.4.1993

McGauran, PJ (NPA)

7.4.1993 - 11.3.1996

Retirement Income see Superannuation

Schools see Education

Science and Technology

Edwards, HR

16.3.1983 - 14.12.1984

McGauran, PJ (NPA)

11.4.1990 - 7.4.1993

Kemp, DA

7.4.1993 - 26.5.1994

Hill, Senator RM

26.5.1994 - 11.3.1996

Science

MacKellar, MJR

14.12.1984 - 9.9.1985

Archer, Senator BR

9.9.1985 - 14.8.1987

Smith, WL

14.8.1987 - 16.9.1988

McGauran, PJ (NPA)

16.9.1988 - 11.4.1990

Shadow Minister Assisting the Leader on Science

Kemp, DA

11.4.1990 - 7.4.1993

Senior Citizens see Aged

Shipping

Sharp, JR (NPA)

12.5.1989 - 11.4.1990

Shipping and Waterfront Reform

Sharp, JR (NPA)

11.4.1990 - 7.4.1993

Small Business

Shipton, RF

16.3.1983 - 14.12.1984

Tuckey, CW

14.12.1984 - 14.8.1987

Downer, AJG

16.9.1988 - 12.5.1989

Tuckey, CW

12.5.1989 - 28.10.1989

Beale, JH

28.10.1989 - 11.4.1990

Prosser, GD

11.4.1990 - 7.4.1993

Tuckey, CW

7.4.1993 - 26.5.1994

Moylan, JE

26.5.1994 - 11.3.1996

Social Policy and Health Group

Chairman

Carlton, JJ

11.4.1990 - 28.4.1992

Parliamentary Secretary

Patterson, Senator KCL

11.4.1990 - 28.4.1992

Shadow Minister Assisting the Leader on Social Policy see also Family, Social and Health Policy Group; Health, Welfare and Veterans' Management Group

Alston, Senator RKR

11.4.1990 - 28.4.1992

Social Security

Messner, Senator AJ

16.3.1983 - 14.12.1984

Braithwaite, RA (NPA)

14.12.1984 - 9.9.1985

Blunt, CW (NPA)

9.9.1985 - 28.4.1987

Porter, JR

1.5.1987 - 14.8.1987

Connolly, DM

14.8.1987 - 11.4.1990

Alston, Senator RKR

11.4.1990 - 23.5.1992

Connolly, DM

23.5.1992 - 7.4.1993

Ruddock, PM

7.4.1993 - 11.3.1996

Parliamentary Secretary to the Shadow Minister

for Social Security

Pyne, CM

26.5.1994 - 11.3.1996

Special Minister of State

Hall, RS

16.3.1983 - 14.12.1984

MacKellar, MJR

14.12.1984 - 9.9.1985

Archer, Senator BR

9.9.1985 - 14.8.1987

Vanstone, Senator AE

14.8.1987 - 16.9.1988

Sinclair, IM (NPA)

17.1.1994 - 26.5.1994

Sport and Recreation

Fisher, PS (NPA)

16.3.1983 - 14.12.1984

Blunt, CW (NPA)

14.12.1984 - 9.9.1985

White, PND, MC

9.9.1985 - 1.5.1987

Reith, PK

1.5.1987 - 14.8.1987

Ronaldson, MJC

7.4.1993 - 26.5.1994

Campbell, Senator IG

26.5.1994 - 11.3.1996

Sport

Sharp, JR (NPA)

14.8.1987 - 12.5.1989

Jull, DF

12.5.1989 - 11.4.1990

Puplick, Senator CJ

11.4.1990 - 9.5.1990

Baume, Senator ME

9.5.1990 - 7.4.1993

Superannuation/Retirement Income

Connolly, DM

16.9.1988 - 11.4.1990

Alston, Senator RKR

11.4.1990 - 7.4.1993

Connolly, DM

25.9.1994 - 11.3.1996

Sustainable Development

Chaney, FM

28.4.1992 - 7.8.1992

Carlton, JJ

7.8.1992 - 7.4.1993

Taxation

Guilfoyle, Senator MGC

16.3.1983 - 14.12.1984

Messner, Senator AJ

9.9.1985 - 21.4.1987

Territories see also Australian Capital Territory

Lewis, Senator AWR

14.12.1984 - 14.8.1987

Braithwaite, RA (NPA)

14.8.1987 - 16.9.1987

External Territories

Braithwaite, RA (NPA)

16.9.1987 - 16.9.1988

Boswell, Senator RLD (NPA)

16.9.1988 - 11.4.1990

Tambling, Senator GEJ (CLP)

11.4.1990 - 7.4.1993

Boswell, Senator RLD (NPA)

7.4.1993 - 26.5.1994

Tambling, Senator GEJ (CLP)

26.5.1994 - 11.3.1996

Tourism

Shipton, RF

16.3.1983 - 14.12.1984

Blunt, CW (NPA)

14.12.1984 - 9.9.1985

White, PND, MC

9.9.1985 - 1.5.1987

Reith, PK

1.5.1987 - 14.8.1987

Sharp, JR (NPA)

14.8.1987 - 12.5.1989

Jull, DF

12.5.1989 - 26.5.1994

Parer, Senator WR

26.5.1994 - 11.3.1996

Trade

Anthony, JD (NPA)

16.3.1983 - 18.1.1984

Hunt, RJD (NPA)

18.2.1984 - 14.12.1984

McVeigh, DT (NPA)

14.12.1984 - 9.9.1985

Braithwaite, RA (NPA)

9.9.1985 - 19.4.1987

Sinclair, IM (NPA)

21.4.1987 - 28.4.1987

Durack, Senator PD, QC

1.5.1987 - 14.8.1987

Sinclair, IM (NPA)

14.8.1987 - 12.5.1989

Blunt, CW (NPA)

12.5.1989 - 6.4.1990

Peacock, AS

28.4.1992 - 7.4.1993

Fischer, TA (NPA)

7.4.1993 - 11.3.1996

Trade and Trade Negotiations

Downer, AJG

11.4.1990 - 28.4.1992

Transition to Government

Carlton, JJ

28.4.1992 - 7.4.1993

Transport

Kemp, DA

28.4.1992 - 7.4.1993

Lusher, SA (NPA)

16.3.1983 - 14.12.1984

Lloyd, B (NPA)

14.12.1984 - 28.4.1987

Moore, JC

1.5.1987 - 14.8.1987

Beale, JH

14.8.1987 - 16.9.1988

Blunt, CW (NPA)

16.9.1988 - 12.5.1989

Sharp, JR (NPA)

26.5.1994 - 11.3.1996

Land Transport

Sharp, JR (NPA)

12.5.1989 - 11.4.1990

Hawker, DPM

11.4.1990 - 7.4.1993

Sharp, JR (NPA)

7.4.1993 - 26.5.1994

Treasurer

Howard, JW

16.3.1983 - 5.9.1985

Carlton, JJ

9.9.1985 - 14.8.1987

Peacock, AS

14.8.1987 - 12.5.1989

Hewson, JR

12.5.1989 - 11.4.1990

Reith, PK

11.4.1990 - 7.4.1993

Downer, AJG

7.4.1993 - 26.5.1994

Costello, PH

26.5.1994 - 11.3.1996

Veterans' Affairs

Scott, Senator DB (NPA)

16.3.1983 - 14.12.1984

Collard, Senator SJ (NPA)

14.12.1984 - 9.9.1985

Fischer, TA (NPA)

9.9.1985 - 28.4.1987

Lewis, Senator AWR

1.5.1987 - 14.8.1987

Fischer, TA (NPA)

14.8.1987 - 11.4.1990

Newman, Senator JM

11.4.1990 - 7.4.1993

MacGibbon, Senator DJ

7.4.1993 - 26.5.1994

Tuckey, CW

26.5.1994 - 11.3.1996

Vocational Education see Education

Women, Status of

Macphee, IM

16.3.1983 - 14.12.1984

Baume, Senator PE

14.12.1984 - 26.3.1987

Spender, JM, QC

21.4.1987 - 14.8.1987

Vanstone, Senator AE

14.8.1987 - 16.9.1988

Hill, Senator RM

16.9.1988 - 11.6.1989

Newman, Senator JM

11.6.1989 - 11.4.1990

Shadow Minister Assisting the Leader on the Status of Women

Newman, Senator JM

11.4.1990 - 7.4.1993

Shadow Minister Assisting the Leader on Women's Affairs

Patterson, Senator KCL

7.4.1993 - 26.5.1994

Moylan, JE

26.5.1994 - 11.3.1996

Youth

Baume, Senator PE

16.3.1983 - 14.12.1984

Shack, PD

14.12.1984 - 16.9.1988

Sharp, JR (NPA)

16.9.1988 - 12.5.1989

Beale, JH

12.5.1989 - 11.4.1990

Baume, Senator ME

9.5.1990 - 28.4.1992

Ronaldson, MJC

7.4.1993 - 26.5.1994

Youth Affairs

Campbell, Senator IG

26.5.1994 - 11.3.1996

Shadow Minister Assisting the Leader on Youth Affairs

Wooldridge, MRL

28.4.1992 - 7.4.1993

Senior Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Opposition

Rocher, AC

28.4.1992 - 7.8.1992

Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Opposition

Porter, JR

12.5.1989 - 24.3.1990

Rocher, AC

11.4.1990 - 28.4.1992

Kemp, Senator CR

28.4.1992 - 7.4.1993

Filing, PA

23.5.1992 - 7.4.1993

Andrews, KJ

7.8.1992 - 7.4.1993

Somlyay, AM

7.4.1993 - 26.5.1994

Minchin, Senator NH

26.5.1994 - 11.3.1996

Ronaldson, MJC

26.5.1994 - 26.10.1994

Lieberman, LS

6.12.1994 - 11.3.1996

Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Opposition's Management Group and Parliamentary Liaison

MacKellar, MJR

7.4.1993 - 18.2.1994

Parliamentary Secretary to the Deputy Leader of the Opposition

Vanstone, Senator AE

12.5.1989 - 11.4.1990

Watson, Senator JOW

11.4.1990 - 7.4.1993

Sullivan, KJM

7.4.1993 - 26.5.1994

Watson, Senator JOW

26.5.1994 - 21.12.1994

Andrews, KJ

26.5.1994 - 11.3.1996

Gibson, Senator BF, AM

21.12.1994 - 11.3.1996

Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Opposition in the Senate

Kemp, Senator CR

7.4.1993 - 26.5.1994

Crane, Senator AW

26.5.1994 - 11.3.1996

Parliamentary Secretary to the Deputy Leader of the Opposition in the Senate

Gibson, Senator BF, AM

26.5.1994 - 21.12.1994

Tierney, Senator JW

21.12.1994 - 11.3.1996

Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the National Party

Nehl, GB (NPA)

12.5.1989 - 11.4.1990

Brownhill, Senator DGC (NPA)

12.5.1989 - 11.3.1996

Secretary to Shadow Cabinet

Crichton-Browne, Senator NA

12.5.1989 - 11.4.1990

Baume, Senator ME

11.4.1990 - 9.5.1990

Connolly, DM

9.5.1990 - 23.5.1992

Somlyay, AM

23.5.1992 - 7.4.1993

Crane, Senator AW

7.4.1993 - 26.5.1994

Connolly, DM

26.5.1994 - 25.9.1994

Charles, RE

25.9.1994 - 11.3.1996

Note: The Liberal/National Party Coalition temporarily split on 28.4.1987 and a revised Opposition Shadow Ministry was announced by the Leader of the Opposition, the Hon. JW Howard, on 1.5.1987, consisting solely of Liberal Party members. The Coalition re-formed on 6.8.1987 following the July 1987 election, and a new Shadow Ministry was announced by the Hon. JW Howard on 14.8.1987.

ALP Shadow Ministry 19.3.1996 - 3.12.2007

Shadow portfolio

Name

Period of service

Leader of the Opposition

Beazley, KC

19.3.1996 - 22.11.2001

Crean, SF

22.11.2001 - 2.12.2003

Latham, MW

2.12.2003 - 18.1.2005

Beazley, KC

28.1.2005 - 4.12.2006

Rudd, KM

4.12.2006 - 3.12.2007

Deputy Leader of the Opposition

Evans, GJ, QC

19.3.1996 - 19.10.1998

Crean, SF

19.10.1998 - 22.11.2001

Macklin, JL

22.11.2001 - 4.12.2006

Gillard, JE

4.12.2006 - 3.12.2007

Leader of the Opposition in the Senate

Faulkner, Senator JP

19.3.1996 - 22.10.2004

Evans, Senator CV

22.10.2004 - 3.12.2007

Deputy Leader of the Opposition in the Senate

Sherry, Senator NJ

19.3.1996 - 7.10.1997

Cook, Senator PFS

21.10.1997 - 22.11.2001

Conroy, Senator SM

22.11.2001 - 3.12.2007

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs see also Indigenous Affairs

Melham, D

20.3.1996 - 31.8.2000

McMullan, RF

5.9.2000 - 25.11.2001

Lawrence, CM

25.11.2001 - 6.12.2002

Evans, CV

6.12.2002 - 18.3.2003

Administrative Services see also Public Administration

Ferguson, LDT

20.3.1996 - 27.3.1997

Aged

Macklin, JL

20.3.1996 - 20.10.1998

Evans, Senator CV

20.10.1998 - 25.11.2001

Ageing and Seniors

Albanese, AN

25.11.2001 - 23.8.2002

Ellis, AL

23.8.2002 - 22.10.2004

Ageing/Aged Care

McLucas, Senator JE

26.10.2004 - 3.12.2007

Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry see also Primary Industries

O'Connor, GM

20.10.1998 - 25.11.2001

Agriculture and Fisheries

O'Connor, GM

8.12.2003 - 10.12.2006

Arms Control

Melham, D

20.3.1996 - 20.10.1998

Arts

Lawrence, CM

20.3.1996 - 21.4.1997

McMullan, RF

22.4.1997 - 20.10.1998

Kerr, DJC

20.10.1998 - 5.9.2000

McMullan, RF

5.9.2000 - 25.11.2001

Lawrence, CM

25.11.2001 - 6.12.2002

McMullan, RF

6.12.2002 - 2.7.2003

Lundy, Senator KA

2.7.2003 - 26.10.2004

Carr, Senator KJ

26.10.2004 - 24.6.2005

Garrett, PR

10.12.2006 - 3.12.2007

Attorney-General

Bolkus, Senator N

20.3.1996 - 20.10.1998

McClelland, RB

20.10.1998 - 8.12.2003

Roxon, NL

8.12.2003 - 10.12.2006

Thomson, KJ

10.12.2006 - 9.3.2007

Ludwig, Senator JW

9.3.2007 - 3.12.2007

Banking

Fitzgibbon, JA

26.10.2004 - 24.6.2005

Sherry, Senator NJ

24.6.2005 - 3.12.2007

Business Regulation see also Financial Services and Regulation

Sherry, Senator NJ

27.3.1997 - 7.10.1997

Centenary of Federation

Faulkner, Senator JP

20.10.1998 - 25.11.2001

Childcare

Neal, Senator BJ

26.8.1997 - 3.9.1998

Plibersek, TJ

24.6.2005 - 10.12.2006

Children and Youth see also Youth

Roxon, NL

25.11.2001 - 2.7.2003

Collins, Senator JMA

2.7.2003 - 22.10.2004

Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs

Ferguson, LDT

25.11.2001 - 26.10.2004

Ludwig, Senator JW

26.10.2004 - 24.6.2005

Hurley, Senator AK

8.8.2005 - 7.12.2006

Citizenship and Integration

Burke, AS

10.12.2006 - 3.12.2007

Commerce

Cook, Senator PFS

20.3.1996 - 27.3.1997

Communications

Schacht, Senator CC

20.3.1996 - 20.10.1998

Smith, SF

20.10.1998 - 25.11.2001

Tanner, LJ

25.11.2001 - 22.10.2004

Conroy, Senator SM

26.10.2004 - 3.12.2007

Community Security see also Homeland Security

Latham, MW

23.8.2002 - 2.7.2003

McClelland, RB

2.7.2003 - 8.12.2003

Community Services see Family and Community Services

Latham, MW

20.3.1996 - 27.3.1997

Competition Policy

Bowen, CE

10.12.2006 - 3.12.2007

Competition

Fitzgibbon, JA

24.6.2005 - 10.12.2006

Conservation

Ferguson, LDT

20.10.1998 - 25.11.2001

Consumer Affairs

Neal, Senator BJ

20.3.1996 - 3.9.1998

Tanner, LJ

28.10.1998 - 25.11.2001

Sherry, Senator NJ

25.11.2001 - 18.2.2003

Consumer Health

Griffin, AP

18.2.2003 - 8.12.2003

Consumer Protection

Griffin, AP

18.2.2003 - 8.12.2003

Consumer Affairs

Griffin, AP

8.12.2003 - 26.10.2004

Lundy, Senator KA

26.10.2004 - 24.6.2005

Ferguson, LDT

24.6.2005 - 3.12.2007

Corporate Governance

Conroy, Senator SM

2.7.2003 - 26.10.2004

Corporate Governance and Responsibility

Wong, Senator PYY

26.10.2004 - 10.12.2006

Customs

Martin, SP

27.3.1997 - 20.10.1998

Kerr, DJC

20.10.1998 - 22.11.2001

Melham, D

25.11.2001 - 2.7.2003

Bishop, Senator TM

2.7.2003 - 26.10.2004

Ludwig, Senator JW

26.10.2004 - 9.3.2007

Bevis, AR

9.3.2007 - 3.12.2007

Defence

Bevis, AR

20.3.1996 - 20.10.1998

Martin, SP

20.10.1998 - 25.11.2001

Evans, Senator CV

25.11.2001 - 3.8.2004

Beazley, KC

3.8.2004 - 26.10.2004

McClelland, RB

26.10.2004 - 10.12.2006

Fitzgibbon, JA

10.12.2006 - 3.12.2007

Defence Science and Personnel

Ferguson, LDT

27.3.1997 - 25.11.2001

Griffin, AP

10.12.2006 - 3.12.2007

Defence Procurement, Science and Personnel

Evans, Senator CV

3.8.2004 - 26.10.2004

Defence Planning and Personnel

Bevis, AR

26.10.2004 - 24.6.2005

Defence Industry, Procurement and Personnel

Bishop, Senator TM

24.6.2005 - 10.12.2006

Disabilities

Ellis, AL

23.8.2002 - 22.10.2004

McLucas, Senator JE

26.10.2004 - 24.6.2005

Disabilities and Carers

McLucas, Senator JE

24.6.2005 - 3.12.2007

Economic Ownership

Latham, MW

25.11.2001 - 2.7.2003

Education

Baldwin, PJ

20.3.1996 - 27.3.1997

Latham, MW

27.3.1997 - 19.10.1998

Lee, MJ

20.10.1998 - 22.11.2001

Macklin, JL

25.11.2001 - 26.10.2004

Education and Training

Macklin, JL

26.10.2004 - 10.12.2006

Smith, SF

10.12.2006 - 3.12.2007

Employment and Training

Ferguson, MJ

20.3.1996 - 3.10.1999

Kernot, C

3.10.1999 - 22.11.2001

Employment, Education, Training and Science

Macklin, JL

25.11.2001 - 2.7.2003

Employment, Education and Training

Macklin, JL

2.7.2003 - 26.10.2004

Employment and Workplace Participation

Wong, Senator PYY

26.10.2004 - 10.12.2006

Employment and Industrial Relations

Gillard, JE

10.12.2006 - 3.12.2007

Employment Services and Training

Cox, DA

25.11.2001 - 23.8.2002

Albanese, AN

23.8.2002 - 26.10.2004

Environment

Lawrence, CM

20.3.1996 - 21.4.1997

Kerr, DJC

22.4.1997 - 20.10.1998

Thomson, KJ

18.2.2003 - 8.12.2003

Environment and Heritage

Bolkus, Senator N

20.10.1998 - 22.11.2001

Thomson, KJ

25.11.2001 - 18.2.2003

Thomson, KJ

8.12.2003 - 26.10.2004

Albanese, AN

26.10.2004 - 10.12.2006

Environment, Heritage and Climate Change

Garrett, PR

10.12.2006 - 3.12.2007

Energy

Evans, Senator CV

10.12.2006 - 3.12.2007

Family and Community Services see also Social Security

Macklin, JL

20.3.1996 - 27.3.1997

Family Services

Macklin, JL

27.3.1997 - 20.10.1998

Family Services and the Aged

Evans, Senator CV

20.10.1998 - 25.11.2001

Family and Community Services

Swan, WM

20.10.1998 - 1.12.2000;

17.2.2001 - 26.10.2004

Plibersek, TJ

26.10.2004 - 24.6.2005

Evans, Senator CV

24.6.2005 - 10.12.2006

Macklin, JL

10.12.2006 - 3.12.2007

Family Support

Roxon, NL

25.11.2001 - 23.8.2002

Federal/State Relations

McMullan, RF

10.12.2006 - 3.12.2007

Finance

Sherry, Senator NJ

20.3.1996 - 27.3.1997

Baldwin, PJ

27.3.1997 - 26.8.1997

Sherry, Senator NJ

26.8.1997 - 7.10.1997

McMullan, RF

7.10.1997 - 20.10.1998

Tanner, LJ

20.10.1998 - 25.11.2001

Conroy, Senator SM

25.11.2001 - 2.7.2003

McMullan, RF

2.7.2003 - 22.10.2004

Sherry, Senator NJ

26.10.2004 - 24.6.2005

Tanner, LJ

24.6.2005 - 3.12.2007

Financial Services

Conroy, Senator SM

20.10.1998 - 26.10.2004

Fitzgibbon, JA

26.10.2004 - 24.6.2005

Sherry, Senator NJ

24.6.2005 - 3.12.2007

Finance, Small Business and Financial Services

Conroy, Senator SM

25.11.2001 - 2.7.2003

Fisheries see Agriculture

Foreign Affairs

Brereton, LJ

20.3.1996 - 22.11.2001

Rudd, KM

25.11.2001 - 10.12.2006

McClelland, RB

10.12.2006 - 3.12.2007

Forestry and Conservation

Ferguson, LDT

20.10.1998 - 25.11.2001

Forestry see also Agriculture; Primary Industries

Fitzgibbon, JA

8.12.2003 - 26.10.2004

Ferguson, MJ

24.6.2005 - 10.12.2006

Government Services see Public Administration

Health

Lee, MJ

20.3.1996 - 20.10.1998

Macklin, JL

20.10.1998 - 25.11.2001

Gillard, JE

2.7.2003 - 10.12.2006

Roxon, NL

10.12.2006 - 3.12.2007

Health and Aged

Smith, SF

25.11.2001 - 2.7.2003

Health Regulation

Ferguson, LDT

24.6.2005 - 10.12.2006

Health, Assistant Shadow Minister

Neal, Senator BJ

20.3.1996 - 27.3.1997

Griffin, AP

8.12.2003 - 26.10.2004

Heritage see also Environment

Melham, D

2.7.2003 - 8.12.2003

Home Affairs

Faulkner, Senator JP

25.11.2001 - 8.12.2003

Homeland Security

McClelland, RB

8.12.2003 - 24.6.2005

Bevis, AR

24.6.2005 - 3.12.2007

Housing see also Infrastructure

Neal, Senator BJ

26.8.1997 - 3.9.1998

Latham, MW

25.11.2001 - 6.12.2002

O'Connor, GM

2.7.2003 - 8.12.2003

Melham, D

8.12.2003 - 26.10.2004

Thomson, KJ

26.10.2004 - 24.6.2005

Carr, Senator KJ

24.6.2005 - 10.12.2006

Plibersek, TJ

10.12.2006 - 3.12.2007

Human Services

Thomson, KJ

24.6.2005 - 10.12.2006

Plibersek, TJ

10.12.2006 - 3.12.2007

Immigration see also Population

Kerr, DJC

20.3.1996 - 26.8.1997

Ferguson, MJ

26.8.1997 - 20.10.1998

Sciacca, CA

20.10.1998 - 22.11.2001

Gillard, JE

25.11.2001 - 2.7.2003

Roxon, NL

2.7.2003 - 8.12.2003

Smith, SF

8.12.2003 - 26.10.2004

Ferguson, LDT

26.10.2004 - 24.6.2005

Burke, AS

24.6.2005 - 3.12.2007

Indigenous Affairs see also Aboriginal

and Torres Strait Islander Affairs

Gillard, JE

18.2.2003 - 2.7.2003

McMullan, RF

2.7.2003 - 8.12.2003

O'Brien, Senator KWK

8.12.2003 - 26.10.2004

Carr, Senator KJ

26.10.2004 - 24.6.2005

Evans, Senator CV

24.6.2005 - 10.12.2006

Macklin, JL

10.12.2006 - 3.12.2007

Industrial Relations see also Workplace Relations

McMullan, RF

20.3.1996 - 20.10.1998

Bevis, AR

20.10.1998 - 22.11.2001

Smith, SF

26.10.2004 - 10.12.2006

Gillard, JE

26.10.2006 - 3.12.2007

Industrial Relations, Assistant Shadow Minister

Bevis, AR

26.10.2004 - 24.6.2005

Industry see also Innovation; Manufacturing

Crean, SF

20.3.1996 - 20.10.1998

Emerson, C

25.11.2001 - 2.7.2003

Carr, Senator KJ

2.7.2003 - 26.10.2004

Smith, SF

26.10.2004 - 10.12.2006

Carr, Senator KJ

10.12.2006 - 3.12.2007

Industry and Technology

McMullan, RF

20.10.1998 - 5.9.2000

Industry, Innovation and Technology

Lawrence, CM

5.9.2000 - 25.11.2001

Information Technology see also Industry and Technology

Evans, MJ

20.3.1996 - 20.10.1998

Lundy, Senator KA

25.11.2001 - 26.10.2004

Conroy, Senator SM

26.10.2004 - 3.12.2007

Information Technology, Assistant Shadow Minister

Lundy, Senator KA

20.10.1998 - 25.11.2001

Infrastructure see also Housing

Kernot, C

20.10.1998 - 3.10.1999

Ferguson, MJ

3.10.1999 - 23.8.2002

Ferguson, MJ

2.7.2003 - 26.10.2004

Smith, SF

26.10.2004 - 10.12.2006

Albanese, AN

10.12.2006 - 3.12.2007

Infrastructure and Tourism

Ferguson, MJ

23.8.2002 - 2.7.2003

Innovation, Industry, Trade and Tourism

Emerson, C

25.11.2001 - 18.2.2003

Innovation, Industry and Trade

Emerson, C

18.2.2003 - 2.7.2003

Innovation

Carr, Senator KJ

2.7.2003 - 26.10.2004

Carr, Senator KJ

10.12.2006 - 3.12.2007

International Security

Rudd, KM

8.12.2003 - 10.12.2006

International Development Assistance

McMullan, RF

10.12.2006 - 3.12.2007

Justice

Bolkus, Senator N

20.3.1996 - 20.10.1998

Kerr, DJC

20.10.1998 - 22.11.2001

Melham, D

25.11.2001 - 2.7.2003

McClelland, RB

2.7.2003 - 26.10.2004

Ludwig, Senator JW

26.10.2004 - 9.3.2007

Bevis, AR

9.3.2007 - 3.12.2007

Local Government

Latham, MW

20.3.1996 - 27.3.1997

Neal, Senator BJ

27.3.1997 - 3.9.1998

Mackay, SM

20.10.1998 - 22.11.2001

O'Connor, GM

25.11.2001 - 8.12.2003

Melham, D

8.12.2003 - 22.10.2004

O'Brien, Senator KWK

26.10.2004 - 24.6.2005

Carr, Senator KJ

24.6.2005 - 10.12.2006

Lundy, Senator KA

10.12.2006 - 3.12.2007

Manufacturing

Lundy, Senator KA

26.10.2004 - 24.6.2005

Mining and Energy

Fitzgibbon, JA

8.12.2003 - 26.10.2004

Multicultural Affairs see also Citizenship

Kerr, DJC

20.3.1996 - 26.8.1997

Ferguson, MJ

26.8.1997 - 20.10.1998

Sciacca, CA

20.10.1998 - 22.11.2001

Ferguson, LDT

25.11.2001 - 26.10.2004

Ferguson, LDT

10.12.2006 - 3.12.2007

National Development

Evans, Senator CV

10.12.2006 - 3.12.2007

Northern Australia

Collins, Senator RL

20.3.1996 - 26.8.1997

Olympic Coordination

Faulkner, Senator JP

20.10.1998 - 25.11.2001

Overseas Aid see also International Development Assistance

Sercombe, RCG

24.6.2005 - 7.12.2006

Pacific Islands

Sercombe, RCG

26.10.2004 - 7.12.2006

Population see also Immigration

Kerr, DJC

27.3.1997 - 26.8.1997

Ferguson, MJ

26.8.1997 - 25.11.2001

Gillard, JE

25.11.2001 - 2.7.2003

Roxon, NL

2.7.2003 - 8.12.2003

Ferguson, LDT

8.12.2003 - 24.6.2005

Population, Assistant Shadow Minister

Kerr, DJC

5.9.2000 - 22.11.2001

Population Health

Ferguson, LDT

24.6.2005 - 10.12.2006

Primary Industries

Collins, Senator RL

20.3.1996 - 27.3.1997

O'Keefe, NP

27.3.1997 - 20.10.1998

Primary Industries and Resources see also

Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

O'Brien, Senator KWK

25.11.2001 - 2.7.2003

O'Brien, Senator KWK

2.7.2003 - 8.12.2003

Ferguson, MJ

26.10.2004 - 10.12.2006

Primary Industries, Fisheries and Forestry

O'Brien, Senator KWK

10.12.2006 - 3.12.2007

Public Administration and Government Services

Faulkner, Senator JP

27.3.1997 - 25.11.2001

Public Administration and Home Affairs

Faulkner, Senator JP

25.11.2001 - 18.2.2003

Public Administration and Accountability

Faulkner, Senator JP

8.12.2003 - 22.10.2004

Wong, Senator PYY

10.12.2006 - 3.12.2007

Public Administration and Open Government

Carr, Senator KJ

26.10.2004 - 24.6.2005

Public Accountability

Thomson, KJ

24.6.2005 - 10.12.2006

Public Service Matters

McMullan, RF

20.3.1996 - 27.3.1997

Public Service

Carr, Senator KJ

18.2.2003 - 8.12.2003

Emerson, CA

8.12.2003 - 22.10.2004

Reconciliation see also Indigenous Affairs

Melham, D

20.10.1998 - 31.8.2000

McMullan, RF

5.9.2000 - 25.11.2001

Lawrence, CM

25.11.2001 - 6 12.2002

Evans, CV

6.12.2002 - 18.2.2003

Gillard, JE

18.2.2003 - 2.7.2003

McMullan, RF

2.7.2003 - 8.12.2003

O'Brien, Senator KWK

8.12.2003 - 26.10.2004

Carr, Senator KJ

26.10.2004 - 24.6.2005

Macklin, JL

10.12.2006 - 3.12.2007

Regional Development

Crean, SF

20.3.1996 - 20.10.1998

Kernot, C

20.10.1998 - 3.10.1999

Ferguson, MJ

3.10.1999 - 25.11.2001

Ferguson, MJ

23.8.2002 - 24.6.2005

Crean, SF

24.6.2005 - 3.12.2007

Regional and Urban Development

Ferguson, MJ

25.11.2001 - 23.8.2002

Regional Services

Mackay, SM

20.10.1998 - 22.11.2001

O'Connor, GM

25.11.2001 - 8.12.2003

O'Brien, Senator KWK

8.12.2003 - 26.10.2004

Regional Development and Roads

Thomson, KJ

26.10.2004 - 24.6.2005

Resources and Energy

O'Keefe, NP

20.3.1996 - 27.3.1997

Smith, SF

27.3.1997 - 20.10.1998

Resources

Evans, MJ

20.10.1998 - 22.11.2001

Fitzgibbon, JA

25.11.2001 - 8.12.2003

Ferguson, MJ

26.10.2004 - 10.12.2006

Resources and Energy

Evans, Senator CV

10.12.2006 - 3.12.2007

Retirement Incomes and Savings see also Superannuation

Sherry, Senator NJ

25.11.2001 - 26.10.2004

Revenue

Cox, DA

8.12.2003 - 22.10.2004

Fitzgibbon, JA

26.10.2004 - 10.12.2006

Bowen, CE

10.12.2006 - 3.12.2007

Science

Evans, MJ

20.3.1996 - 22.11.2001

Science and Research

Carr, Senator KJ

25.11.2001 - 26.10.2004

Macklin, JL

26.10.2004 - 10.12.2006

Carr, Senator KJ

10.12.2006 - 3.12.2007

Small Business

Cook, Senator PFS

20.3.1996 - 27.3.1997

Martin, SP

27.3.1997 - 20.10.1998

Fitzgibbon, JA

20.10.1998 - 25.11.2001

Conroy, Senator SM

25.11.2001 - 2.7.2003

McMullan, RF

2.7.2003 - 22.10.2004

Burke, AS

26.10.2004 - 24.6.2005

Small Business and Competition

Fitzgibbon, JA

24.6.2005 - 10.12.2006

Small Business, Service Economy and Independent Contractors

Emerson, CA

10.12.2006 - 3.12.2007

Social Security see also Family and Community Services

Faulkner, Senator JP

20.3.1996 - 27.3.1997

Macklin, JL

27.3.1997 - 20.10.1998

Evans, Senator CV

26.10.2004 - 24.6.2005

Social Inclusion

Gillard, JE

10.12.2006 - 3.12.2007

Special Minister of State

Faulkner, Senator JP

18.2.2003 - 22.10.2004

Griffin, AP

24.6.2005 - 3.12.2007

Security (Aviation and Transport)

Bevis, AR

24.6.2005 - 10.12.2006

Sport

Martin, SP

20.3.1996 - 20.10.1998

Lundy, Senator KA

20.10.1998 - 26.10.2004

Sport and Recreation

Griffin, AP

26.10.2004 - 24.6.2005

Sport and Recreation and Health Promotion

Lundy, Senator KA

24.6.2005 - 3.12.2007

Superannuation see also Retirement Incomes

Sherry, Senator NJ

20.3.1996 - 26.8.1997;

26.10.2004 - 3.12.2007

Sustainability

Thomson, KJ

18.2.2003 - 26.10.2004

Technology see also Industry; Innovation

Lawrence, CM

5.9.2000 - 25.11.2001

Territories

Collins, Senator RL

20.3.1996 - 26.8.1997

Faulkner, Senator JP

26.8.1997 - 20.10.1998

Mackay, Senator SM

20.10.1998 - 22.11.2001

O'Connor, GM

25.11.2001 - 2.7.2003

Melham, D

2.7.2003 - 8.12.2003

O'Brien, Senator KWK

8.12.2003 - 24.6.2005

Carr, Senator KJ

24.6.2005 - 10.12.2006

Bevis, AR

10.12.2006 - 3.12.2007

Tourism

Martin, SP

20.3.1996 - 20.10.1998

Fitzgibbon, JA

20.10.1998 - 25.11.2001

Martin, SP

25.11.2001 - 16.8.2002

O'Connor, GM

23.8.2002 - 2.7.2003

Fitzgibbon, JA

2.7.2003 - 8.12.2003

O'Brien, Senator KWK

8.12.2003 - 26.10.2004

Ferguson, MJ

26.10.2004 - 3.12.2007

Trade

Smith, SF

20.3.1996 - 27.3.1997

Cook, Senator PFS

27.3.1997 - 22.11.2001

Martin, SP

25.11.2001 - 16.8.2002

Emerson, C

23.8.2002 - 2.7.2003

Conroy, Senator SM

2.7.2003 - 26.10.2004

Crean, SF

26.10.2004 - 24.6.2005

Rudd, KM

24.6.2005 - 10.12.2006

Crean, SF

10.12.2006 - 3.12.2007

Transport see also Regional Development

Tanner, LJ

20.3.1996 - 20.10.1998

Kernot, C

20.10.1998 - 3.10.1999

Ferguson, MJ

3.10.1999 - 26.10.2004

O'Brien, Senator KWK

24.6.2005 - 10.12.2006

Ferguson, MJ

10.12.2006 - 3.12.2007

Treasurer

Evans, GJ, QC

20.3.1996 - 19.10.1998

Crean, SF

20.10.1998 - 25.11.2001

McMullan, RF

18.2.2003 - 2.7.2003

Latham, MW

2.7.2003 - 8.12.2003

Crean, SF

8.12.2003 - 26.10.2004

Swan, WM

26.10.2004 - 3.12.2007

Treasury, Finance and Small Business

McMullan, RF

25.11.2001 - 18.2.2003

Treasurer, Assistant Shadow

Latham, MW

20.3.1996 - 27.3.1997

Sherry, Senator NJ

27.3.1997 - 7.10.1997

Thomson, KJ

20.10.1998 - 25.11.2001

Latham, MW

25.11.2001 - 23.8.2002

Cox, DA

23.8.2002 - 22.10.2004

Fitzgibbon, JA

26.10.2004 - 10.12.2006

Bowen, CE

10.12.2006 - 3.12.2007

Urban Development and Housing

Latham, MW

25.11.2001 - 6.12.2002

Urban and Regional Development

Ferguson, MJ

2.7.2003 - 26.10.2004

Urban Development

Melham, D

8.12.2003 - 22.10.2004

Thomson, KJ

26.10.2004 - 24.6.2005

Carr, Senator KJ

24.6.2005 - 10.12.2006

Ferguson, LDT

10.12.2006 - 3.12.2007

Veterans' Affairs

Martin, SP

20.3.1996 - 27.3.1997

Ferguson, LDT

27.3.1997 - 20.10.1998

Schacht, Senator CC

20.10.1998 - 22.11.2001

Bishop, Senator TM

25.11.2001 - 24.6.2005

Griffin, AP

24.6.2005 - 3.12.2007

Water

Albanese, AN

24.6.2005 - 3.12.2007

Women, Assisting the Leader on the Status of

Lawrence, CM

20.3.1996 - 21.4.1997

Neal, Senator BJ

22.4.1997 - 26.8.1997

Macklin, JL

26.8.1997 - 20.10.1998

Roxon, NL

2.7.2003 - 26.10.2004

Plibersek, TJ

26.10.2004 - 3.12.2007

Women, Status of

Macklin, JL

20.10.1998 - 5.9.2000

Lawrence, CM

5.9.2000 - 6.12.2002

Macklin, JL

6.12.2002 - 18.2.2003

Roxon, NL

18.2.2003 - 2.7.2003

Plibersek, TJ

24.6.2005 - 3.12.2007

Workplace Relations see also Industrial Relations

McClelland, RB

25.11.2001 - 2.7.2003

Emerson, CA

2.7.2003 - 22.10.2004

Workforce Participation

Wong, Senator PYY

10.12.2006 - 3.12.2007

Youth Affairs

Baldwin, PJ

20.3.1996 - 27.3.1997

Latham, MW

27.3.1997 - 20.10.1998

Lundy, Senator KA

20.10.1998 - 25.11.2001

Youth

Roxon, NL

25.11.2001 - 2.7.2003

Collins, Senator JMA

2.7.2003 - 22.10.2004

Plibersek, TJ

10.12.2006 - 3.12.2007

Youth and Early Childhood Education

Plibersek, TJ

26.10.2004 - 10.12.2006

Note: The Federal Parliamentary Labor Party has elected its leaders and shadow ministers and then in due course the leader has allocated the portfolios. Consequently commencement dates vary.

Shadow Parliamentary Secretaries 19.3.1996 - 3.12.2007

Shadow portfolio

Name

Period of service

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs

Albanese, AN

20.10.1998 - 25.11.2001

Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (Senate)

Forshaw, Senator MG

20.10.1998 - 22.11.2001

Sidebottom, PS

8.12.2003 - 22.10.2004

Arts

Lundy, Senator KA

26.8.1997 - 20.10.1998

Albanese, AN

20.10.1998 - 25.11.2001

Sidebottom, PS

18.2.2003 - 2.7.2003

Garrett, PR

24.6.2005 - 10.12.2006

Attorney-General

Ludwig, Senator JW

25.11.2001- 26.10.2004

Communications (Senate)

Bishop, Senator TM

20.10.1998 - 25.11.2001

Communications

Zahra, CJ

25.11.2001- 18.2.2003

O'Byrne, MA

18.2.2003 - 22.10.2004

Consumer Affairs and Banking Services

Griffin, AP

25.11.2001- 18.2.2003

Defence

Edwards, GJ

25.11.2001- 5.6.2003

Edwards, GJ

2.7.2003 - 3.12.2007

Education and Youth Affairs (Senate)

Carr, Senator KJ

27.3.1997 - 26.8.1997

Education

Carr, Senator KJ

26.8.1997 - 20.10.1998

Education (Senate)

Carr, Senator KJ

20.10.1998 25.11.2001

Livermore, KF

26.10.2004 - 3.12.2007

Employment and Training

Mackay, Senator SM

26.8.1997 - 20.10.1998

Employment, Training and Population (Senate)

Collins, Senator JMA

20.10.1998 - 22.11.2001

Environment and Heritage

Livermore, KF

25.11.2001- 26.10.2004

George, J

26.10.2004 - 3.12.2007

Family and Community Services

Albanese, AN

20.10.1998 - 25.11.2001

Ellis, AL

25.11.2001 - 23.8.2002

Forshaw, Senator MG

23.8.2002- 26.10.2004

Foreign Affairs

Byrne, AM

10.12.2006 - 3.12.2007

Health (Senate)

Forshaw, Senator MG

27.3.1997 - 20.10.1998

Health

Griffin, AP

20.10.1998 - 25.11.2001

Health and Ageing

Murphy, JP

25.11.2001- 18.2.2003

Corcoran, AK

26.10.2004 - 24.6.2005

Heritage

Livermore, KF

2.7.2003 - 16.3.2004

Immigration

Corcoran, AK

24.6.2005 - 10.12.2006

Indigenous Affairs

Snowdon, WE

26.10.2004 - 3.12.2007

Industrial Relations

Mackay, Senator SM

26.8.1997 - 20.10.1998

O'Connor, BP

10.12.2006 - 3.12.2007

Industrial Relations (Senate)

Collins, Senator JMA

20.10.1998 - 22.11.2001

Industry, Innovation, Science and Research

Campbell, Senator G

8.12.2003 - 22.10.2004

Industry, Infrastructure and Industrial Relations

Ripoll, B

24.6.2005 - 10.12.2006

Industry and Innovation

Ripoll, B

10.12.2006 - 3.12.2007

Infrastructure

Ripoll, B

26.10.2004 - 24.6.2005

Leader of the Opposition, Parliamentary Secretary to

O'Connor, GM

20.3.1996 - 20.10.1998

Griffin, AP

25.11.2001- 18.2.2003

Cook, Senator PFS

8.12.2003 - 3.8.2004

Murphy, JP

18.2.2003 - 3.12.2007

Leader of the Opposition (Social and Community Affairs), Parliamentary Secretary to

Stephens, Senator U

10.12.2006 - 3.12.2007

Leader of the Opposition in the Senate, Parliamentary Secretary to

Carr, Senator KJ

20.3.1996 - 27.3.1997

Manufacturing Industry

Campbell, Senator G

25.11.2001 - 8.12.2003

Northern Australia

O'Connor, GM

26.8.1997 - 20.10.1998

Snowdon, WE

2.7.2003 - 3.12.2007

Northern Australia and the Territories

Snowdon, WE

25.11.2001- 2.7.2003

Population and Immigration

Thomson, KJ

26.8.1997 - 20.10.1998

Primary Industries

O'Connor, GM

27.3.1997 - 20.10.1998

Primary Industries (Senate)

Forshaw, MG

26.8.1997 - 20.10.1998

Primary Industries and Resources

Sidebottom, PS

25.11.2001- 8.12.2003

Reconciliation

Albanese, AN

2.10.1998 - 25.11.2001

Snowdon, WE

2.7.2003 - 24.6.2005

Garrett, PR

24.6.2005 - 10.12.2006

Regional Development, Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Services

Horne, RH

20.10.1998 - 22.11.2001

Regional Development

Zahra, CJ

18.2.2003 - 22.10.2004

Regional Development (House)

King, CF

26.10.2004 - 24.6.2005

Regional Development (Senate)

Stephens, Senator UM

26.10.2004 - 24.6.2005

Science and Information Technology

Lundy, Senator KA

26.8.1997 - 20.10.1998

Science

Stephens, Senator UM

24.6.2005 - 10.12.2006

Sport and Tourism

Lundy, Senator KA

26.8.1997 - 20.10.1998

Sustainability and the Environment

Livermore, KF

18.2.2003 - 16.3.2004

Treasurer

Thomson, KJ

26.8.1997 - 20.10.1998

King, CF

24.6.2005 - 3.12.2007

Urban Development

Zahra, CJ

8.12.2003 - 22.10.2004

Veterans' Affairs

Edwards, GJ

25.11.2001 - 3.12.2007

Water

Stephens, Senator UM

24.6.2005 - 10.12.2006

Youth Affairs

Lundy, Senator KA

26.8.1997 - 20.10.1998

LIB-NP Coalition Shadow Ministry 3.12.2007 - 18.9.2013

Shadow portfolio

Name

Period of service

Leader of the Opposition

Nelson, Dr BJ

3.12.2007 - 16.9.2008

Turnbull, MB

16.9.2008 - 1.12.2009

Abbott, AJ

1.12.2009 - 18.9.2013

Deputy Leader of the Opposition

Bishop, JI

3.12.2007 - 18.9.2013

Leader of the Opposition in the Senate

Minchin, Senator NH

6.12.2007 - 3.5.2010

Abetz, Senator E

3.5.2010 - 18.9.2013

Deputy Leader of the Opposition in the Senate

Abetz, Senator E

6.12.2007 - 3.5.2010

Brandis, Senator G

3.5.2010 - 18.9.2013

Leader of the Nationals

Truss, WE (NP)

3.12.2007 - 18.9.2013

Deputy Leader of the Nationals

Scullion, Senator NG (CLP)

3.12.2007 - 13.9.2013

Joyce, Senator BTG (NP)

13.9.2013 - 18.9.2013

Leader of the National Party in the Senate

Scullion, Senator NG (CLP)

3.12.2007 - 17.9.2008

Joyce, Senator BTG (NP)

17.9.2008 - 8.8.2013

Scullion, Senator NG (CLP)

8.8.2013 - 18.9.2013

Deputy Leader of the National Party in

the Senate

Boswell, Senator RLD (NP)

3.12.2007 - 27.6.2008

Nash, Senator FJ (NP)

27.6.2008 - 18.9.2013

Ageing see also Health and Ageing

May, MA

6.12.2007 - 8.12.2009

Fierravanti-Wells, Senator CA

8.12.2009 - 18.9.2013

Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

Scullion, Senator NG (CLP)

6.12.2007 - 22.9.2008

Cobb, JK (NP)

22.9.2008 - 8.12.2009

Agriculture, Food Security, Fisheries and Forestry

Cobb, JK (NP)

8.12.2009 - 14.9.2010

Agriculture and Food Security

Cobb, JK (NP)

14.9.2010 - 18.9.2013

ANZAC, Assisting the Leader of the Opposition on the Centenary of

Ronaldson, Senator MJC

3.3.2011 - 18.9.2013

Apprenticeships see Employment Participation

Arts

Stone, SN

6.12.2007 - 22.9.2008

Ciobo, SM

22.9.2008 - 14.9.2010

Brandis, Senator GH

14.9.2010 - 18.9.2013

Attorney-General

Brandis, Senator GH

6.12.2007 - 18.9.2013

Border Protection

Pyne, CM

6.12.2007 - 22.9.2008

Keenan, MF

14.9.2010 - 18.9.2013

Broadband and the Digital Economy

Billson, BF

6.12.2007 - 22.9.2008

Minchin, Senator NH

22.9.2008 - 8.12.2009

Smith, ADH

8.12.2009 - 14.9.2010

Broadband

Turnbull, MB

14.9.2010 - 18.9.2013

Business Development

Hartsuyker, L (NP)

6.12.2007 - 22.9.2008

Cabinet Secretary

Randall, DJ

6.12.2007 - 8.12.2009

Ronaldson, Senator MJC

22.9.2008 - 8.12.2009

Ruddock, PM

8.12.2009 - 18.9.2013

Childcare

Mirabella, S

22.9.2008 - 8.12.2009

Stone, SN

8.12.2009 - 14.9.2010

Ley, SP

14.9.2010 - 18.9.2013

Citizenship see Immigration

Climate Change

Hunt, GA

6.12.2007 - 8.12.2009

Climate Action

Hunt, GA

8.12.2009 - 18.9.2013

COAG

Robb, AJ

22.9.2008 - 8.12.2009

Payne, Senator MA

8.12.2009 - 18.9.2013

Communications

Billson, BF

6.12.2007 - 22.9.2008

Minchin, Senator NH

22.9.2008 - 8.12.2009

Smith, ADH

8.12.2009 - 14.9.2010

Turnbull, MB

14.9.2010 - 18.9.2013

Communications, Regional

Hartsuyker, L (NP)

14.9.2010 - 18.9.2013

Community Services see also Human Services

Abbott, AJ

6.12.2007 - 1.12.2009

Competition Policy

Dutton, PC

6.12.2007 - 22.9.2008

Hockey, JB

22.9.2008 - 16.2.2009

Coonan, Senator HL

16.2.2009 - 8.12.2009

Hartsuyker, L (NP)

22.9.2008 - 8.12.2009

Billson, BF

8.12.2009 - 18.9.2013

Consumer Affairs

Hartsuyker, L (NP)

6.12.2007 - 8.12.2009

Billson, BF

14.9.2010 - 18.9.2013

Contractors, Independent

Hartsuyker, L (NP)

6.12.2007 - 22.9.2008

Ciobo, SM

22.9.2008 - 8.12.2009

Corporate Governance

Keenan, MF

6.12.2007 - 22.9.2008

Corporate Law

Pearce, CJ

22.9.2008 - 8.12.2009

Hartsuyker, L (NP)

8.12.2009 - 14.9.2010

Customs

Ley, SP

22.9.2008 - 8.12.2009

Keenan, MF

8.12.2009 - 18.9.2013

Debt Reduction see Finance

Defence

Minchin, Senator NH

6.12.2007 - 22.9.2008

Johnston, Senator DAL

22.9.2008 - 18.9.2013

Defence Science and Personnel

Baldwin, RC

6.12.2007 - 14.9.2010

Defence Science, Technology and Personnel

Robert, SR

14.9.2010 - 18.9.2013

Defence, Assisting the Shadow Minister for

Baldwin, RC

6.12.2007 - 14.9.2010

Deregulation see also Finance

Dutton, PC

6.12.2007 - 22.9.2008

Hockey, JB

22.9.2008 - 16.2.2009

Coonan, Senator HL

16.2.2009 - 8.12.2009

Billson, BF

8.12.2009 - 14.9.2010

Robb, AJ

14.9.2010 - 18.9.2013

Disabilities and Carers

Fifield, Senator MP

14.9.2010 - 18.9.2013

Education see also Universities

Education, Apprenticeships and Training

Smith, ADH

6.12.2007 - 22.9.2008

Pyne, CM

22.9.2008 - 18.9.2013

Education, Early Childhood

Mirabella, S

22.9.2008 - 8.12.2009

Stone, SN

8.12.2009 - 14.9.2010

Education, Early Childhood Learning

Ley, SP

14.9.2010 - 18.9.2013

Employment, Business and Workplace Relations

Bishop, JI

6.12.2007 - 22.9.2008

Employment and Workplace Relations

Keenan, MF

22.9.2008 - 8.12.2009

Abetz, Senator E

8.12.2009 - 18.9.2013

Employment Participation, Apprenticeships and Training

Southcott, AJ

6.12.2007 - 22.9.2008

Employment Participation and Training

Southcott, AJ

22.9.2008 - 8.12.2009

Employment Participation, Apprenticeships and Training

Cormann, Senator MHP

8.12.2009 - 14.9.2010

Employment Participation

Ley, SP

14.9.2010 - 18.9.2013

Energy and Resources

Johnston, Senator DAL

6.12.2007 - 22.9.2008

Macfarlane, IE

22.9.2008 - 8.12.2009

Minchin, Senator NH

8.12.2009 - 25.3.2010

Macfarlane, IE

25.3.2010 - 18.9.2013

Environment see also Climate Change

Hunt, GA

6.12.2007 - 18.9.2013

Stone, SN

6.12.2007 - 22.9.2008

Families

Abbott, AJ

6.12.2007 - 1.12.2009

Andrews, KJ

8.12.2009 - 18.9.2013

Federation, Modernising the

Payne, Senator MA

8.12.2009 - 14.9.2010

Finance

Dutton, PC

6.12.2007 - 22.9.2008

Hockey, JB

22.9.2008 - 16.2.2009

Coonan, Senator HL

16.2.2009 - 8.12.2009

Finance and Debt Reduction

Joyce, Senator BTG (NP)

8.12.2009 - 25.3.2010

Robb, AJ

25.3.2010 - 18.9.2013

Financial Services

Pearce, CJ

22.9.2008 - 8.12.2009

Hartsuyker, L (NP)

8.12.2009 - 14.9.2010

Cormann, Senator MHP

14.9.2010 - 18.9.2013

Fisheries see Agriculture

Food Security see Agriculture

Foreign Affairs

Robb, AJ

6.12.2007 - 22.9.2008

Coonan, Senator HL

22.9.2008 - 16.2.2009

Bishop, JI

16.2.2009 - 18.9.2013

Forestry see Agriculture

Government Waste, Scrutiny of

Ronaldson, Senator MJC

8.12.2009 - 14.9.2010

Health and Ageing

Hockey, JB

6.12.2007 - 22.9.2008

Dutton, PC

22.9.2008 - 18.9.2013

Mental Health

Fierravanti-Wells, Senator CA

14.9.2010 - 18.9.2013

Heritage

Stone, SN

6.12.2007 - 22.9.2008

Hunt, GA

8.12.2009 - 18.9.2013

Housing

Ley, SP

6.12.2007 - 22.9.2008

Abbott, AJ

6.12.2007 - 1.12.2009

Morrison, SJ

22.9.2008 - 8.12.2009

Andrews, KJ

8.12.2009 - 18.9.2013

Payne, Senator MA

14.9.2010 - 18.9.2013

Human Services

Coonan, Senator HL

6.12.2007 - 22.9.2008

Scullion, Senator NG (CLP)

22.9.2008 - 8.12.2009

Andrews, KJ

8.12.2009 - 18.9.2013

Immigration and Citizenship

Ellison, Senator CM

6.12.2007 - 22.9.2008

Stone, SN

22.9.2008 - 8.12.2009

Morrison, SJ

8.12.2009 - 18.9.2013

Immigration and Citizenship, Assisting the Shadow Minister on

Pyne, CM

6.12.2007 - 22.9.2008

Indigenous Affairs

Abbott, AJ

6.12.2007 - 1.12.2009

Stone, SN

6.12.2007 - 22.9.2008

Scullion, Senator NG (CLP)

8.12.2009 - 18.9.2013

Indigenous Development and Employment

Payne, Senator MA

14.9.2010 - 18.9.2013

Industry see Innovation

Innovation, Industry, Science and Research

Abetz, Senator E

6.12.2007 - 8.12.2009

Mirabella, S

8.12.2009 - 14.9.2010

Innovation, Industry and Science

Mirabella, S

14.9.2010 - 7.9.2013

Infrastructure

Truss, WE (NP)

6.12.2007 - 22.9.2008

Robb, AJ

22.9.2008 - 8.12.2009

Macfarlane, IE

8.12.2009 - 25.3.2010

Joyce, Senator BTG (NP)

25.3.2010 - 14.9.2010

Truss, WE (NP)

14.9.2010 - 18.9.2013

Justice

Pyne, CM

6.12.2007 - 22.9.2008

Ley, SP

22.9.2008 - 8.12.2009

Keenan, MF

8.12.2009 - 18.9.2013

Local Government

Truss, WE (NP)

6.12.2007 - 14.9.2010

Morrison, SJ

22.9.2008 - 8.12.2009

Joyce, Senator BGT (NP)

14.9.2010 - 18.9.2013

Mental Health see Health

Policy Development Committee, Chairman

Robb, AJ

8.12.2009 - 18.9.2013

Productivity and Population

Morrison, SJ

14.9.2010 - 18.9.2013

Regional Development

Cobb, JK (NP)

6.12.2007 - 22.9.2008

Truss, WE (NP)

22.9.2008 - 25.3.2010

Joyce, Senator BTG (NP)

25.3.2010 - 18.9.2013

Baldwin, RC

14.9.2010 - 18.9.2013

Research see Innovation, Universities

Resources see Energy and Resources

Science see Innovation

Seniors

Bishop, BK

8.12.2009 - 18.9.2013

Service Economy

Ciobo, SM

6.12.2007 - 22.9.2008

Small Business

Ciobo, SM

6.12.2007 - 8.12.2009

Billson, BF

8.12.2009 - 18.9.2013

Special Minister of State

Ronaldson, Senator MJC

6.12.2007 - 22.9.2008

Bishop, BK

14.9.2010 - 18.9.2013

Sport

Farmer, PF

6.12.2007 - 22.9.2008

Southcott, AJ

22.9.2008 - 8.12.2009

Hartsuyker, L (NP)

14.9.2010 - 18.9.2013

Superannuation

Keenan, MF

6.12.2007 - 22.9.2008

Pearce, CJ

22.9.2008 - 8.12.2009

Hartsuyker, L (NP)

8.12.2009 - 14.9.2010

Cormann, Senator MHP

14.9.2010 - 18.9.2013

Sustainable Development and Cities

Billson, BF

22.9.2008 - 8.12.2009

Sustainable Cities

Billson, BF

8.12.2009 - 14.9.2010

Tourism

Johnston, Senator DAL

6.12.2007 - 22.9.2008

Ciobo, SM

6.12.2007 - 14.9.2010

Baldwin, RC

14.9.2010 - 18.9.2013

Trade

Macfarlane, IE

6.12.2007 - 22.9.2008

Truss, WE (NP)

22.9.2008 - 14.9.2010

Bishop, JI

14.9.2010 - 18.9.2013

Training see Employment Participation

Transport

Truss, WE (NP)

6.12.2007 - 18.9.2013

Treasurer

Turnbull, MB

6.12.2007 - 22.9.2008

Bishop, JI

22.9.2008 - 16.2.2009

Hockey, JB

16.2.2009 - 18.9.2013

Treasurer, Assistant Shadow

Keenan, MF

6.12.2007 - 22.9.2008

Smith, ADH

22.9.2008 - 8.12.2009

Ley, SP

8.12.2009 - 14.9.2010

Cormann, Senator MHP

14.9.2010 - 18.9.2013

Universities and Research

Mason, Senator BJ

14.9.2010 - 18.9.2013

Veterans' Affairs

Bishop, BK

6.12.2007 - 22.9.2008

Markus, LE

22.9.2008 - 14.9.2010

Ronaldson, Senator MJC

14.9.2010 - 18.9.2013

Voluntary Sector

Abbott, AJ

6.12.2007 - 22.9.2008

Fifield, Senator MP

14.9.2010 - 18.9.2013

Water, Urban

Hunt, GA

6.12.2007 - 22.9.2008

Water

Hunt, GA

22.9.2008 - 8.12.2009

Macfarlane, IE

8.12.2009 - 25.3.2010

Joyce, Senator BTG (NP)

25.3.2010 - 18.9.2013

Water Security

Cobb, JK (NP)

6.12.2007 - 22.9.2008

Women

Ley, SP

6.12.2007 - 22.9.2008

Mirabella, S

22.9.2008 - 8.12.2009

Stone, SN

8.12.2009 - 14.9.2010

Youth

Farmer, PF

6.12.2007 - 22.9.2008

Ciobo, SM

22.9.2008 - 14.9.2010

Mirabella, S

22.9.2008 - 8.12.2009

Hartsuyker, L (NP)

14.9.2010 - 18.9.2013

Shadow Parliamentary Secretaries 3.12.2007 - 18.9.2013

Shadow portfolio

Name

Period of service

Ageing and the Voluntary Sector

Coulton, MM (NP)

6.12.2007 - 22.9.2008

Disabilities, Carers and the Voluntary Sector

Bernardi, Senator C

22.9.2008 - 19.2.2009

Fifield, Senator MP

20.2.2009 - 14.9.2010

Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

Colbeck, Senator RM

22.9.2008 - 14.9.2010

Fisheries and Forestry

Colbeck, Senator RM

14.9.2010 - 18.9.2013

Attorney-General

Humphries, Senator GJJ

14.9.2010 - 6.9.2013

Carers see Ageing

Citizenship

Markus, LE

6.12.2007 - 22.9.2008

Humphries, Senator GJJ

8.12.2009 - 14.9.2010

Citizenship and Settlement

Gambaro, T

14.9.2010 - 18.9.2013

Defence

Lindsay, PJ

6.12.2007 - 8.12.2009

Robert, SR

8.12.2009 - 14.9.2010

Defence Force and Defence Support

Macdonald, Senator ID

14.9.2010 - 18.9.2013

Defence Materiel

Humphries, Senator GJJ

14.9.2010 - 6.9.2013

Disabilities see Ageing and the Voluntary Sector

Education

Mason, Senator BJ

6.12.2007 - 8.12.2009

Education and School Curriculum Standards

Mason, Senator BJ

8.12.2009 - 14.9.2010

Regional Education

Nash, Senator FJ (NP)

14.9.2010 - 18.9.2013

Energy and Resources

Randall, DJ

22.9.2008 - 10.11.2008

Haase, BW

10.11.2008 - 8.12.2009

Environment

Birmingham, Senator SJ

14.9.2010 - 18.9.2013

Families and Community Services

Bernardi, Senator C

6.12.2007 - 22.9.2008

Families, Housing and Human Services

Humphries, Senator G

8.12.2009 - 14.9.2010

Supporting Families

Bernardi, Senator C

14.9.2010 - 18.9.2013

Foreign Affairs

Payne, Senator MA

6.12.2007 - 22.9.2008

Government Waste, Scrutiny of

Barnett, Senator G

8.12.2009 - 14.9.2010

Briggs, JE

14.9.2010 - 18.9.2013

Health

Colbeck, Senator RM

6.12.2007 - 22.9.2008

Health Administration

Cormann, Senator MHP

22.9.2008 - 8.12.2009

Regional Health Services, Health and Wellbeing

Southcott, AJ

8.12.2009 - 14.9.2010

Primary Healthcare

Southcott, AJ

14.9.2010 - 18.9.2013

Regional Health Services and Indigenous Health

Laming, AC

14.9.2010 - 18.9.2013

Immigration see also Citizenship

Markus, LE

6.12.2007 - 22.9.2008

Fierravanti-Wells, Senator CA

22.9.2008 - 8.12.2009

Cash, Senator MC

14.9.2010 - 18.9.2013

Indigenous Affairs

Payne, Senator MA

22.9.2010 - 8.12.2009

Infrastructure

Haase, BW

6.12.2007 - 22.9.2008

Infrastructure and Population Policy

Bernardi, Senator C

8.12.2009 - 18.9.2013

Innovation, Industry, Science and Research

Mason, Senator BJ

8.12.2009 - 14.9.2010

Innovation, Industry and Science

Colbeck, Senator RM

14.9.2010 - 18.9.2013

International Development Assistance

Payne, Senator MA

22.9.2008 - 8.12.2009

Gambaro, T

14.9.2010 - 18.9.2013

Justice

Wood, JP

22.9.2008 - 8.12.2009

Leader of the Opposition, Shadow Parliamentary Secretary Assisting the

Randall, DJ

6.12.2007 - 22.9.2008

Bernardi, Senator C

8.12.2009 - 18.9.2013

Leader of the Opposition in the Senate, Shadow Parliamentary Secretary Assisting the

Macdonald, Senator ID

6.12.2007 - 22.9.2008

Fierravanti-Wells, Senator CA

22.9.2008 - 8.12.2009

Local Government

Mirabella, S

6.12.2007 - 22.9.2008

Randall, DJ

14.9.2010 - 18.9.2013

Northern Australia

Macdonald, Senator ID

6.12.2007 - 8.12.2009

Northern and Remote Australia

Macdonald, Senator ID

8.12.2009 - 18.9.2013

Policing

Wood, JP

8.12.2009 - 14.9.2010

Regional Development

Forrest, JA (NP)

22.9.2008 - 8.12.2009

Regional Development and Emerging Trade Markets

Coulton, MM (NP)

8.12.2009 - 14.9.2010

Roads and Transport

Haase, BW

6.12.2007- 10.11.2008

Randall, DJ

10.11.2008 - 14.9.2010

Roads and Regional Transport

Chester, DJ (NP)

14.9.2010 - 18.9.2013

Security, Public

Wood, JP

22.9.2008 - 14.9.2010

Small Business and Fair Competition

Ryan, Senator SM

14.9.2010 - 18.9.2013

Tax Reform

Smith, ADH

14.9.2010 - 18.9.2013

Tourism

Gash, J

6.12.2007 - 14.9.2010

Trade

Forrest, JA (NP)

6.12.2007 - 22.9.2008

Voluntary Sector see Ageing

Water Resources and Conservation

Nash, Senator FJ (NP)

22.9.2008 - 1.12.2008

Coulton, MM (NP)

1.12.2008 - 8.12.2009

Murray-Darling Basin

Birmingham, Senator SJ

8.12.2009 - 18.9.2013

Women, Status of

Cash, Senator MC

14.9.2010 - 18.9.2013

ALP Shadow Ministry from 13.10.2013

Shadow portfolio

Name

Period of service

Acting Leader of the Opposition

Bowen, CE

13.9.2013 - 13.10.2013

Leader of the Opposition

Shorten, WR

13.10.2013 -

Deputy Leader of the Opposition

Plibersek, TJ

14.10.2013 -

Leader of the Opposition in the Senate

Wong, Senator PYY

14.10.2013 -

Deputy Leader of the Opposition in the Senate

Conroy, Senator SM

14.10.2013 - 11.10.2016

Farrell, Senator DE

11.10.2016 -

Ageing

Neumann, SK

18.10.2013 - 23.07.2016

Collins, JM

23.07.2016 -

Agriculture

Fitzgibbon, JA

18.10.2013 - 23.07.2016

Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

Fitzgibbon, JA

23.07.2016 -

Anzac Centenary

Plibersek, TJ

18.10.2013 - 30.6.2014

Farrell, Senator DE

18.10.2013 - 30.6.2014

Feeney, DI

1.7.2014 - 23.07.2016

Arts

Dreyfus, MA

18.10.2013 - 23.07.2016

Burke, AS

23.07.2016 -

Attorney-General

Dreyfus, MA

18.10.2013 -

Carers

Moore, Senator CM

18.10.2013 - 23.07.2016

Brown, Senator CL

23.07.2016 -

Citizenship

Rowland, MA

18.10.2013 - 23.07.2016

Burke, AS

23.07.2016 -

Climate Change, Environment and Water

Butler, MC

18.10.2013 - 23.07.2016

Climate Change and Energy

Butler, MC

23.07.2016 -

Communications

Clare, JD

18.10.2013 - 23.07.2016

Rowland, MA

23.07.2016 -

Communications, Assisting

Rowland, MA

18.10.2013 - 13.10.2015

Communities

Moore, Senator CM

18.10.2013 - 23.07.2016

Competition

Leigh, AK

18.10.2013 -

Consumer Affairs

Dastyari, Senator S

23.07.2016 - 07.09.2016

Hammond, TJ

14.09.2016 -

Defence

Conroy, Senator SM

18.10.2013 - 23.07.2016

Marles, RD

23.07.2016 -

Defence, Assisting

Feeney, DI

18.10.2013 - 23.07.2016

Defence Personnel

Rishworth, AL

23.07.2016 -

Disability Reform

Macklin, JL

18.10.2013 - 23.07.2016

Disability

Brown, Senator CL

23.07.2016 -

Early Childhood

Ellis, KM

18.10.2013 -

Education

Ellis, KM

18.10.2013 - 23.07.2016

Plibersek, TJ

23.07.2016 -

Education, Assistant

Rishworth, AL

1.7.2014 - 23.07.2016

Employment and Workplace Relations

O'Connor, BPJ

18.10.2013 -

Employment Services

Collins, JM

18.10.2013 - 23.07.2016

Employment Services and Workforce Participation

Husic, EN

23.07.2016 - 11.10.2016

Employment Services, Workforce Participation and Future of Work

Husic, EN

11.10.2016 -

Environment and Water

Burke, AS

23.07.2016 -

Families and Payments

Macklin, JL

18.10.2013 - 23.07.2016

Families and Social Services

Macklin, JL

23.07.2016 -

Finance

Burke, AS

18.10.2013 - 23.07.2016

Chalmers, JE

23.07.2016 -

Financial Services

Ripoll, BF

18.10.2013 - 13.10.2015

Gallagher, Senator KR

23.07.2016 - 23.07.2016

Financial Services and Superannuation

Chalmers, JE

13.10.2015 - 23.07.2016

Foreign Affairs

Plibersek, TJ

18.10.2013 - 23.07.2016

Wong, PYY

23.07.2016 -

Health

King, CF

18.10.2013 - 23.07.2016

Health and Medicare

King, CF

23.07.2016 -

Health, Assisting

Parke, M

18.10.2013 - 19.2.2014

Jones, SP

4.3.2014 - 23.07.2016

Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Industry

Carr, Senator KJ

18.10.2013 - 23.07.2016

Higher Education, Assistant

Rishworth, AL

01.07.2014 -23.07.2016

Housing and Homelessness

McLucas, Senator JE

18.10.2013 - 13.10.2015

Gallagher, Senator KR

13.10.2015 - 23.07.2016

Cameron, Senator DN

23.07.2016 -

Human Services

Cameron, Senator DN

18.10.2013 - 23.07.2016

Burney, LJ

23.07.2016 -

Indigenous Affairs

Neumann, SK

18.10.2013 - 23.07.2016

Shorten, WR

23.07.2016 -

Infrastructure and Transport

Albanese, AN

18.10.2013 - 23.07.2016

Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development

Albanese, AN

23.07.2016 -

Immigration

Marles, RD

18.10.2013 - 23.07.2016

Immigration and Border Protection

Neumann, SK

23.07.2016 -

Innovation, Industry, Science and Research

Carr, Senator KJ

23.07.2016 -

International Development

Plibersek, TJ

18.10.2013 - 23.07.2016

Moore, Senator CM

23.07.2016 -

Justice

Feeney, DI

18.10.2013 - 23.07.2016

O'Neil, CE

23.07.2016 -

Local Government

Collins, JM

18.10.2013 - 23.07.2016

Mental Health

McLucas, Senator JE

18.10.2013 - 13.10.2015

Gallagher, Senator KR

13.10.2015 - 23.07.2016

Collins, JM

23.07.2016 -

Multiculturalism

Rowland, MA

18.10.2013 - 23.07.2016

Burke, AS

23.07.2016 -

National Security

Dreyfus, MA

23.07.2016 -

Northern Australia

Gray, G

18.10.2013 - 04.05.2016

Neumann, S

04.05.2016 - 23.07.2016

Clare, JD

23.07.2016 -

Pacific

Moore, Senator CM

23.07.2016 -

Productivity

Chalmers, JE

13.10.2015 - 23.07.2016

Leigh, AK

23.07.2016

Regional Development

Collins, JM

18.10.2013 - 23.07.2016

Regional Communications

Jones, SP

04.05.2016 -

Regional Services, Territories and Local Government

Jones, SP

23.07.2016 -

Resources

Gray, G

18.10.2013 - 04.05.2016

Clare, JD

04.05.2016 -

Resources, Assistant

Chalmers, J

04.05.2016 - 14.09.2016

Hammond, TJ

14.09.2016 -

Rural Affairs

Fitzgibbon, JA

01.07.2014 - 23.07.2016

Rural and Regional Australia

Fitzgibbon, JA

23.07.2016 -

Science

Carr, Senator KJ

18.10.2013 - 23.07.2016

Skills and Apprenticeships

Cameron, Senator DN

23.07.2016 -

Small Business

Ripoll, BF

18.10.2013 - 13.10.2015

Rowland, MA

13.10.2015 - 23.07.2016

Gallagher, Senator KR

23.07.2016 -

Special Minister of State

Gray, G

18.10.2013 - 02.03.2016

O'Connor, BP

02.03.2016 - 23.07.2016

Conroy, Senator SM

23.07.2016 - 30.09.2016

Farrell, Senator DE

11.10.2016 -

Sport

Ripoll, BF

18.10.2013 - 13.10.2015

Chalmers, JE

13.10.2015 - 23.07.2016

Conroy, Senator SM

23.07.2016 - 30.09.2016

Farrell, Senator DE

11.10.2016 -

State and Territory Relations

Gallagher, Senator KR

13.10.2015 - 23.07.2016

Superannuation

Ripoll, BF

18.10.2013 - 13.10.2015

Tourism

Albanese, AN

18.10.2013 -

Trade and Investment

Wong, Senator PYY

18.10.2013 - 23.07.2016

Clare, JD

23.07.2016 -

Trade in Services

Leigh, AK

23.07.2016 -

Treasurer

Bowen, CE

18.10.2013 -

Treasurer, Assistant

Leigh, AK

18.10.2013 -

Veterans' Affairs

Farrell, Senator DE

18.10.2013 - 30.6.2014

Feeney, DI

01.07.2014 - 23.07.2016

Rishworth, AL

23.07.2016 -

Vocational Education

Bird, SL

18.10.2013 - 23.07.2016

Ellis, KM

23.07.2016 -

Women

Moore, Senator CM

18.10.2013 - 23.07.2016

Plibersek, TJ

23.07.2016 -

The Federal Parliamentary Labor Party elected its leader (partly by Caucus and partly by party membership) on 13.10.2013. Caucus met to elect deputies and shadow ministers on 14.10.2013 and portfolios were allocated on 18.10.2013.

Shadow Parliamentary Secretaries and Assistant Ministers from 13.10.2013

Shadow Parliamentary Secretary

Name

Period of service

Leader of the Opposition, Shadow Parliamentary Secretary

Chalmers, JE

18.10.2013 - 13.10.2015

Collins, Senator JMA

18.10.2013 - 23.07.2016

Danby, MD

18.10.2013 - 23.07.2016

Dastyari, Senator S

13.10.2015 - 23.07.2016

Butler, TM

13.10.2015 - 23.07.2016

Dodson, Senator PL

04.05.2016 - 23.07.2016

Leader of the Opposition, Tasmania

Polley, Senator HB

23.07.2016 -

Aged Care

Polley, Senator HB

18.10.2013 -

Arts

Danby, MD

18.10.2013 - 23.07.2016

Anzac Centenary

Snowdon, WE

23.07.2016 -

Attorney-General

Singh, Senator LM

18.10.2013 - 1.7.2014

Perrett, GD

01.07.2014 - 23.07.2016

Cabinet Secretary

Collins, Senator JM

23.07.2016 -

Charities and Not-for-Profits

Leigh, AK

23.07.2016 -

Child Safety and Prevention of Family Violence

Butler, TM

13.10.2015 -

Citizenship and Multicultural Australia

Collins, Senator JMA

23.07.2016 -

Owens, JA

23.07.2016 -

Climate Change

Conroy, PM

23.07.2016 -

Competition and Productivity

Leigh, AK

23.07.2016 -

Defence

Brodtmann, GM

18.10.2013 - 23.07.2016

Defence Industry and Support

Kelly, MJ

23.07.2016 -

Defence Personnel and Cyber Security

Brodtmann, GM

23.07.2016 -

Digital Innovation and Startups

Husic, EN

13.10.2015 - 23.07.2016

Hammond, TJ

23.07.2016 -

Early Childhood Education

Owens, JA

13.10.2015 - 23.07.2016

Education

Owens, JA

18.10.2013 - 13.10.2015

Environment, Climate Change and Water

Pratt, Senator LC

18.10.2013 - 30.06.2014

Singh, Senator LM

01.07.2014 - 23.07.2016

Equality

Butler, TM

23.07.2016 -

External Territories

Snowdon, WE

18.10.2013 -

Families and Payments

Brown, Senator CL

18.10.2013 - 23.07.2016

Families and Communities

Pratt, Senator LC

23.07.2016 -

Foreign Affairs

Thistlethwaite, MJ

18.10.2013 - 23.07.2016

Health

Rishworth, AL

18.10.2013 - 01.07.2014

Champion, ND

01.07.2014 - 13.10.2015

Zappia, A

13.10.2015 - 23.07.2016

Immigration

Thistlethwaite, MJ

18.10.2013 - 23.07.2016

Indigenous Affairs

Snowdon, WE

18.10.2013 - 23.07.2016

Dodson, Senator PLD

23.07.2016 - 14.09.2016

Indigenous Affairs and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders

Dodson, Senator PLD

14.09.2016 -

Indigenous Health

Snowdon, WE

14.09.2016

Infrastructure

Conroy, PM

23.07.2016 -

Innovation

Hammond, TJ

23.07.2016 - 14.09.2016

O'Neill, Senator DM

14.09.2016 -

Manufacturing

Zappia, A

18.10.2013 - 13.10.2015

Champion, ND

13.10.2015 - 23.07.2016

Manufacturing and Science

Champion, ND

23.07.2016 -

Medicare

Zappia, A

23.07.2016 -

Mental Health

O'Neill, Senator DM

14.09.2016 -

Northern Australia

Snowdon, WE

18.10.2013 -

Regional Development and Infrastructure

MacTiernan, AJG

4.3.2014 - 23.07.2016

Resources

Hammond, TJ

23.07.2016 -

Rural and Regional Australia

Chesters, LM

23.07.2016

School Education and Youth

Dastyari, Senator S

13.10.2015 - 23.07.2016

Schools

Giles, A

23.07.2016 -

Small Business

Owens, JA

18.10.2013 -

Trade and Investment

Chalmers, JE

13.10.2015 - 23.07.2016

Treasury

Husic, EN

13.10.2015 - 23.07.2016

Thistlethwaite, MJ

23.07.2016 -

University

Butler, TM

23.07.2016 -

Western Australia

MacTiernan, AJG

4.3.2014 - 23.07.2016

Hammond, TJ

23.07.2016 -

Workplace Relations

Chesters, LM

23.07.2016 -

Note: From 21.09.2015 Assistant Ministers were designated as Parliamentary Secretaries under the Ministers of State Act 1952. From this date onwards the position formerly known as Parliamentary Secretary was referred to as an Assistant Minister.