This page provides statistical data on the revised Second Turnbull Ministry.
The 42-member executive includes 22 Cabinet ministers, 8 members of the Outer Ministry and 12 Assistant Ministers/Parliamentary Secretaries.
Ministerial changes were announced on January 18, 2017, with the relevant swearings-in taking place on January 24. Following the resignation of Sussan Ley, Greg Hunt was moved into the Health portfolio, whilst Senator Arthur Sinodinos took over Hunt’s portfolio of Industry, Innovation and Science. The Cabinet Secretary’s position reverted to the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, with the Cabinet then reduced by one to 22 members.
Ken Wyatt was promoted to Minister for Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health. He became the first indigenous minister in an Australian federal government.
Michael Sukkar, the Liberal member for Deakin since 2013, became Assistant Minister to the Treasurer and the youngest (35) member of the executive.
The first table shows the ministry by party, age, sex, state and parliamentary chamber.
The second table lists each member of the executive and gives their birthdays, ages, electorates, states, date when first elected to parliament, and portfolio. The lists are ordered by age.
- Jul 23, 2016: The Shorten ALP Shadow Ministry – statistical analysis
- Jul 18, 2016: The Second Turnbull Ministry – statistical analysis
- Sep 16, 2013: The First Abbott Ministry – statistical analysis
- Jul 06, 2013: The Second Rudd Ministry – statistical analysis
|The Second Turnbull Ministry – From January 24, 2017|
ASST. MINS (12)
|The Second Turnbull Ministry – revised from January 24, 2017|
|No.||Name||Sex||Date of Birth||Age||Seat||State||Party||Elected||Portfolio|
|Malcolm Turnbull||Prime Minister|
|Sen. Nigel Scullion||Minister for Indigenous Affairs|
|Julie Bishop||Minister for Foreign Affairs|
|Sen. Arthur Sinodinos||Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science|
|Sen. George Brandis||Attorney-General, Vice-President of the Executive Council|
|Sen. Marise Payne||Minister for Defence|
|Sen. Fiona Nash||Minister for Regional Development; Minister for Local Government and Territories; Minister for Regional Communications|
|Greg Hunt||Minister for Health and Aged Care; Minister for Sport|
|Sen. Mitch Fifield||Minister for Communications; Minister for the Arts; Manager of Government Business in the Seante|
|Barnaby Joyce||Deputy Prime Minister; Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources|
|Christopher Pyne||Minister for Defence Industry|
|Darren Chester||Minister for Infrastructure and Transport; Deputy Leader of the House|
|Christian Porter||Minister for Social Services|
|Sen. Michaelia Cash||Minister for Women; Minister for Employment; Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Public Service|
|Sen. Mathias Cormann||Minister for Finance; Deputy Leader of the Government in the Senate|
|Peter Dutton||Minister for Immgration and Border Protection|
|Josh Frydenberg||Minister for Environment and Energy|
|Steven Ciobo||Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment|
|Sen. Simon Birmingham||Minister for Education and Training|
|Kelly O’Dwyer||Minister for Revenue and Financial Services|
|Sen. Matt Canavan||Minister for Resources and Northern Australia|
|Ken Wyatt||Minister for Aged Care; Minister for Indigenous Health|
|Sen. Concetta Fierravanti-Wells||Minister for International Development and the Pacific|
|Michael McCormack||Minister for Small Business|
|Paul Fletcher||Minister for Urban Infrastructure|
|Dan Tehan||Minister for Veterans’ Affairs; Minister for Defence Personnel; Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Cyber Security; Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Centenary of ANZAC|
|Alan Tudge||Minister for Human Services|
|Michael Keenan||Minister for Justice; Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Counter-Terrorism|
|Sen. Scott Ryan||Special Minister of State; Minister Assisting the Cabinet Secretary|
|ASSISTANT MINISTERS – PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARIES|
|Jane Prentice||Assistant Minister for Social Services and Disability Services|
|David Gillespie||Assistant Minister for Rural Health|
|Luke Hartsuyker||Assistant Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister|
|Karen Andrews||Assistant Minister for Vocational Education and Skills|
|Sen. Anne Ruston||Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources|
|Angus Taylor||Assistant Minister for Cities and Digital Transformation|
|Keith Pitt||Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment|
|Craig Laundy||Assistant Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science|
|Sen. James McGrath||Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister|
|Sen. Zed Seselja||Assistant Minister for Social Services and Multicultural Affairs|
|Alex Hawke||Assistant Minister for Immigration and Border Protection|
|Michael Sukkar||Assistant Minister to the Treasurer|