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Ministerial Representation

  Ministers

Representing

  Senator the Honourable George Brandis QC

Attorney-General

               Vice-President of the Executive Council

              Leader of the Government in the Senate

 

Prime Minister

Minister for Foreign Affairs

Minister for Justice

Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Counter-Terrorism

  Senator the Honourable Mathias Cormann

Minister for Finance

Special Minister of State

  Deputy Leader of the Government in the Senate

 

Treasurer

Minister for Small Business

Assistant Treasurer

  Senator the Honourable Nigel Scullion

Minister for Indigenous Affairs

 

 

  Senator the Honourable Mitchell (Mitch) Fifield

Minister for Communications

Minister for the Arts

   Manager of Government Business in the Senate

 

Minister for Social Services

  Senator the Honourable Marise Payne

Minister for Defence

 

Minister for Veterans’ Affairs

Minister for Defence Materiel

Minister for Human Services

Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Centenary of ANZAC

 Senator the Honourable Michaelia Cash

Minister for Employment

Minister for Women

Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the

Public Service

 

Minister for Immigration and Border Protection

 

 Senator the Honourable Simon Birmingham

Minister for Education and Training

 

Minister for the Environment

 Senator the Honourable Arthur Sinodinos AO

Cabinet Secretary

 

Minister for Trade and Investment

Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science

  Senator the Honourable Fiona Nash

Minister for Regional Development

Minister for Rural Health

Minister for Regional Communications

 

Minister for Infrastructure and Transport

Minister for Major Projects, Territories and Local Government

Minister for Health

Minister for Aged Care

Minister for Sport

  Senator the Honourable Richard Colbeck

Minister for Tourism and International Education

Minister Assisting the Minister for Trade and Investment

 

Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources

 Senator the Honourable Concetta Fierravanti-Wells

Minister for International Development and the Pacific

 

 

 Senator the Honourable Scott Ryan

Minister for Vocational Education and Skills

 

 

 Senator the Honourable Matt Canavan

Minister for Northern Australia

 

Minister for Resources, Energy and Northern Australia

 

Assistant Ministers - designated as Parliamentary Secretaries under the Ministers of State Act 1952

  Senator the Honourable James McGrath

Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister

Assistant Minister for Immigration

    Senator the Honourable Anne Ruston

Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources

 

 

In those instances where senators prefer to be known by other than their first name, the preferred name is shown in parentheses.