Thursday 29 November 2007

Rudd's new Ministers

Rudd has announced his new Ministry for swearing in on Monday 3 December.

Julia Gillard will take on Education and Employment and Workplace Relations.

As expected, Wayne Swan will be Treasurer and Lindsay Tanner, Minister for Finance.

The new Labor Government will now have the first Minister for Climate Change and Water. Senator Penny Wong will take on this challenge. She will be joined with Peter Garrett as Minister for the Environment, Heritage and The Arts.

Anthony Albanese will be appointed the Minister for Infrastructure, Minister for Transport and Regional Development, and Minister for Local Government. Senator Conroy will become Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy. Look out for a digital superhighway near you soon Sid!

Another new Ministry will be created for Senator Kim Carr as our first Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research.

Simon Crean will be Minister for Trade.

With 759 public hospitals, Nicola Roxon, the new Minister for Health and Ageing, will have her work cut out.

  • Kevin Rudd, MP
    Prime Minister

  • Julia Gillard, MP
    Deputy Prime Minister
    Employment and Workplace Relations
    Social Inclusion

  • Wayne Swan, MP

  • Senator Chris Evans
    Leader of the Government in the Senate
    Immigration and Citizenship

  • Senator John Faulkner
    Special Minister of State
    Cabinet Secretary
    Vice President of the Executive Council

  • Simon Crean, MP

  • Stephen Smith, MP
    Foreign Affairs

  • Joel Fitzgibbon, MP

  • Nicola Roxon, MP
    Health and Ageing

  • Jenny Macklin, MP
    Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

  • Lindsay Tanner, MP
    Finance and Deregulation

  • Anthony Albanese, MP
    Transport and Regional Development
    Local Government
    Leader of the House

  • Senator Stephen Conroy
    Deputy Leader of the Government in the Senate
    Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy

  • Senator Kim Carr
    Innovation, Industry, Science and Research

  • Senator Penny Wong
    Climate Change and Water

  • Peter Garrett, MP
    Environment, Heritage and The Arts

  • Robert McClelland, MP
    Attorney General

  • Senator Joe Ludwig
    Human Services
    Manager of Government Business in the Senate

  • Tony Burke, MP
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

  • Martin Ferguson, MP
    Resources and Energy


    Bob Debus
    Home Affairs

    Chris Bowen, MP
    Assistant Treasurer
    Minister for Competition Policy and Consumer Affairs

    Alan Griffin, MP
    Veterans’ Affairs

    Tanya Plibersek, MP
    Status of Women

    Brendan O’Connor, MP
    Employment Participation

    Warren Snowdon, MP
    Defence Science and Personnel

    Craig Emerson, MP
    Small Business, Independent Contractors and the Service Economy
    Minister Assisting the Finance Minister on Deregulation

    Senator Nick Sherry
    Superannuation and Corporate Governance

    Justine Elliot, MP

    Kate Ellis, MP

    Maxine McKew
    Prime Minister and Cabinet

    Greg Combet

    Mike Kelly

    Gary Gray
    Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development

    Bill Shorten
    Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

    Bob McMullan, MP
    Foreign Affairs

    Duncan Kerr, MP
    Foreign Affairs

    Anthony Byrne, MP
    Prime Minister and Cabinet

    Senator Ursula Stephens
    Social Inclusion and the Voluntary Sector

    John Murphy, MP

    Senator Jan McLucas
    Health and Ageing

    Laurie Ferguson, MP
    Immigration and Citizenship

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