Current Shadow Ministry List

Current Parliamentary Information

The 45th Parliament

Shadow Ministry (PDF)

11 October 2016 -

Leader of the Opposition
Shadow Minister for Indigenous Affairs and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
Hon Bill Shorten MP

Deputy Leader of the Opposition
Shadow Minister for Education
Shadow Minister for Women
Hon Tanya Plibersek MP

Leader of the Opposition in the Senate
Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs
Senator the Hon Penny Wong

Deputy Leader of the Opposition in the Senate
Shadow Special Minister of State
Shadow Minister for Sport
Senator the Hon Don Farrell

Shadow Treasurer
Hon Chris Bowen MP

Shadow Minister for Small Business and Financial Services
Manager of Opposition Business in the Senate
Senator Katy Gallagher

Shadow Minister for Environment and Water
Shadow Minister for Citizenship and Multicultural Australia
Shadow Minister for the Arts
Manager of Opposition Business (House)
Hon Tony Burke MP

Shadow Minister for Early Childhood Education and Development
Shadow Minister for TAFE and Vocational Education
Hon Kate Ellis MP

Shadow Minister for Climate Change and Energy
Hon Mark Butler MP

Shadow Minister for Families and Social Services
Hon Jenny Macklin MP

Shadow Minister for Defence
Hon Richard Marles MP

Shadow Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development
Shadow Minister for Tourism
Hon Anthony Albanese MP

Shadow Minister for Finance
Dr Jim Chalmers MP

Shadow Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations
Hon Brendan O’Connor MP

Shadow Attorney General
Shadow Minister for National Security
Deputy Manager of Opposition Business (House)
Hon Mark Dreyfus QC MP

Shadow Minister for Immigration and Border Protection
Hon Shayne Neumann MP

Shadow Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research
Senator the Hon Kim Carr

Shadow Minister for Communications
Michelle Rowland MP

Shadow Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
Shadow Minister for Rural and Regional Australia
Hon Joel Fitzgibbon MP

Shadow Minister for Resources and Northern Australia
Shadow Minister for Trade and Investment
Hon Jason Clare MP

Shadow Minister for Health and Medicare
Hon Catherine King MP

Shadow Minister for Ageing and Mental Health
Hon Julie Collins MP

Outer Shadow Ministry

Shadow Minister for Skills and Apprenticeships
Shadow Minister for Housing and Homelessness
Senator the Hon Doug Cameron

Shadow Minister for International Development and the Pacific
Senator Claire Moore 

Shadow Assistant Treasurer
Shadow Minister for Competition and Productivity
Shadow Minister for Charities and Not-for-profits
Shadow Minister for Trade in Services
Hon Dr Andrew Leigh MP

Shadow Minister for Human Services
Hon Linda Burney MP

Shadow Minister for Disability and Carers
Senator Carol Brown

Shadow Assistant Minister for Veterans’ Affairs
Shadow Assistant Minister for Defence Personnel
Hon Amanda Rishworth MP

Shadow Minister for Regional Communications
Shadow Minister for Regional Services, Territories and Local Government
Stephen Jones MP

Shadow Minister for the Digital Economy
Shadow Minister for Employment Services and Workforce Participation
Ed Husic MP

Shadow Minister for Justice
Clare O'Neil MP

Shadow Minister for Consumer Affairs
Tim Hammond MP


Shadow Parliamentary Secretaries

Shadow Assistant Minister for Indigenous Affairs and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
Senator Patrick Dodson

Shadow Cabinet Secretary
Shadow Assistant Minister for Early Childhood
Shadow Assistant Minister for Citizenship and Multicultural Australia
Senator the Hon Jacinta Collins

Shadow Assistant Minister for Family Violence and Child Safety
Shadow Assistant Minister for Universities
Shadow Assistant Minister for Equality
Terri Butler MP

Shadow Assistant Minister to the Leader (Tasmania)
Shadow Assistant Minister for Ageing
Senator Helen Polley

Shadow Assistant Minister for Schools
Andrew Giles MP

Shadow Assistant Minister for Treasury
Hon Matt Thistlethwaite MP

Shadow Assistant Minister for Small Business
Shadow Assistant Minister for Citizenship and Multicultural Australia
Julie Owens MP

Shadow Assistant Minister for Climate Change
Shadow Assistant Minister for Infrastructure
Pat Conroy MP

Shadow Assistant Minister for Families and Communities
Senator Louise Pratt

Shadow Assistant Minister for Centenary of ANZAC
Shadow Assistant Minister for External Affairs
Shadow Assistant Minister for Indigenous Health
Shadow Assistant Minister for Northern Australia
Hon Warren Snowdon MP

Shadow Assistant Minister for Cyber Security and Defence Personnel
Gai Brodtmann MP

Shadow Assistant Minister for Defence Industry and Support
The Hon Dr Mike Kelly AM, MP

Shadow Assistant Minister for Manufacturing and Science
Nick Champion MP

Shadow Assistant Minister for Rural and Regional Australia
Lisa Chesters MP

Shadow Assistant Minister for Medicare
Tony Zappia MP

Shadow Assistant Minister for Innovation
Shadow Assistant for Mental Health
Deborah O’Neill

 

Previous Shadow Ministries

Previous Shadow Ministry (14 September 2016 - 11 October 2016)

Previous Shadow Ministry (23 July 2016 - 14 September 2016)

Previous Shadow Ministry (13 October 2015 - 23 July 2016)

Previous Shadow Ministry (1 July 2014 - 13 October 2015)

Previous Shadow Ministry (4 March 2014 - 1 July 2014)

Previous Shadow Ministry (18 October 2013 - 4 March 2014)

Previous Shadow Ministry (19 September 2012 - 18 September 2013)

Previous Shadow Ministry (3 March 2011 - 19 September 2012)

Previous Shadow Ministry (14 September 2010 - 3 March 2011)

Previous Shadow Ministry (25 March 2010 - 14 September 2010)

Previous Shadow Ministry (8 December 2009 - 25 March 2010)

Previous Shadow Ministry (20 February 2009 - 8 December 2009)

Previous Shadow Ministry (16 - 20 February 2009)

Previous Shadow Ministry (23 January 2009 - 16 February 2009)

Previous Shadow Ministry (22 September 2008 - 23 January 2009)

Previous Shadow Ministry (6 December 2007- 22 September 2008)

Previous Shadow Ministry (9 March 2007- 3 December 2007)

Previous Shadow Ministry (10 December 2006 - 9 March 2007)

Previous Shadow Ministry (4 December 2006 - 10 December 2006)

Previous Shadow Ministry (8 August 2005 - 4 December 2006)

Previous Shadow Ministry (24 June 2005 - 8 August 2005)

Previous Shadow Ministry (28 January 2005 - 24 June 2005)

Previous Shadow Ministry (26 October 2004 - 28 January 2005)

Previous Shadow Ministry (3 August - 25 October 2004)

Previous Shadow Ministry (16 March 2004 - 3 August 2004)

Previous Shadow Ministry (29 January 2004 - 16 March 2004)

Previous Shadow Ministry (8 December 2003 - 29 January 2004)

Previous Shadow Ministry (2 July 2003 - 8 December 2003)

Previous Shadow Ministry (18 February 2003- 2 July 2003)

Previous Shadow Ministry (6 December 2002 - 18 February 2003)

Previous Shadow Ministry (23 August 2002 - 5 December 2002)

Previous Shadow Ministry (23 November 2001- 23 August 2002)