Second Gillard Ministry – Revised 2011

This is the revised list of ministers and parliamentary secretaries in the Second Gillard government that took office in September 2010.

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  1. Prime Minister: Julia Gillard
  2. Treasurer/Deputy Prime Minister: Wayne Swan
  3. Minister for Foreign Affairs: Kevin Rudd
  4. Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Jobs, and Workplace Relations (Leader of the Government in the Senate): Senator Chris Evans
  5. Minister for Regional Australia, Regional Development and Local Government; Minister for the Arts: Simon Crean
  6. Minister for Defence (Deputy Leader of the House): Stephen Smith
  7. Minister for Health and Ageing: Nicola Roxon
  8. Minister for Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs: Jenny Macklin
  9. Minister for Infrastructure and Transport (Leader of the House): Anthony Albanese
  10. Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy; Minister Assisting the Prime Minister on Digital Productivity (Deputy Leader of the Government in the Senate): Senator Stephen Conroy
  11. Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research: Senator Kim Carr
  12. Minister for Finance and Deregulation: Senator Penny Wong
  13. Minister for School Education, Early Childhood and Youth: Peter Garrett
  14. Attorney-General (Vice-President of the Executive Council): Robert McClelland
  15. Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry; Minister Assisting the Attorney-General on Queensland Floods Recovery (Manager of Government Business in the Senate): Senator Joseph Ludwig
  16. Minister for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities: Tony Burke
  17. Minister for Resources and Energy; Minister for Tourism: Martin Ferguson
  18. Minister for Immigration and Citizenship: Chris Bowen
  19. Minister for Trade: Dr. Craig Emerson
  20. Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency: Greg Combet

Outer Ministry

  1. Minister for Human Services; Minister for Social Inclusion: Tanya Plibersek
  2. Minister for Home Affairs; Minister for Justice; Minister for Privacy and Freedom of Information: Brendan O’Connor
  3. Minister for Employment Participation and Childcare; Minister for the Status of Women: Kate Ellis
  4. Minister for Indigenous Employment and Economic Development; Minister for Sport; Minister for Social Housing and Homelessness: Senator Mark Arbib
  5. Minister for Small Business; Minister Assisting on Reregulation and Public Sector Superannuation; Minister Assisting the Minister for Tourism: Senator Nick Sherry
  6. Minister for Veterans Affairs; Minister for Defence Science and Personnel; Minister for Indigenous Health; Minister Assisting the Prime Minister on the Centenary of ANZAC: Warren Snowdon
  7. Assistant Treasurer; Minister for Financial Services and Superannuation: Bill Shorten
  8. Minister for Mental Health and Ageing; Minister Assisting the Prime Minister on Mental Health Reform: Mark Butler
  9. Special Minister of State for the Public Service and Integrity: Gary Gray
  10. Minister for Defence Materiel: Jason Clare

Parliamentary Secretaries

  1. Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer: David Bradbury
  2. Parliamentary Secretary for School Education and Workplace Relations: Senator Jacinta Collins
  3. Parliamentary Secretary for Community Services: Julie Collins
  4. Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency; Cabinet Secretary: Mark Dreyfus
  5. Parliamentary Secretary for Trade: Justine Elliot
  6. Parliamentary Secretary for Sustainability and Urban Water: Senator Don Farrell
  7. Parliamentary Secretary for Defence: Senator David Feeney
  8. Parliamentary Secretary for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry: Mike Kelly
  9. Parliamentary Secretary for Health and Ageing; Parliamentary Secretary for Infrastructure and Transport: Catherine King
  10. Parliamentary Secretary for Immigration and Multicultural Affairs; Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister: Senator Kate Lundy
  11. Parliamentary Secretary for Pacific Island Affairs: Richard Marles
  12. Parliamentarty Secretary for Disabilities and Carers: Senator Jan McLucas

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