Ministry 28 August 2018 to 26 November 2018

The 45th Parliament

28 August 2018 – 26 November 2018


Prime Minister
The Hon Scott Morrison MP

Minister for Indigenous Affairs
Senator the Hon Nigel Scullion

Deputy Prime Minister
Minister for Infrastructure and Transport and Regional Development
The Hon Michael McCormack MP

Minister for Regional Services
Minister for Sport
Minister for Local Government and Decentralisation
Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie

The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP

Minister for Finance and the Public Service
(Vice-President of the Executive Council) 
(Leader of the Government in the Senate) 
Senator the Hon Mathias Cormann

Minister for Defence
(Leader of the House) 
The Hon Christopher Pyne MP

Minister for Defence Industry 
The Hon Steven Ciobo MP

Minister for Foreign Affairs 
Senator the Hon Marise Payne

Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment
(Deputy Leader of the Government in the Senate) 
Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham

The Hon Christian Porter MP

Minister for Home Affairs
The Hon Peter Dutton MP

Minister for Communications 
Minister for the Arts
Senator the Hon Mitch Fifield

Minister for Women
Minister for Jobs and Industrial Relations
The Hon Kelly O’Dwyer MP

Minister for Small and Family Business, Skills and Vocational Education
Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash

Minister for Resources and Northern Australia
Senator the Hon Matthew Canavan

Minister for Industry, Science and Technology
The Hon Karen Andrews MP

Minister for Education
The Hon Daniel Tehan MP

Minister for Health
The Hon Greg Hunt MP

Minister for Families and Social Services
The Hon Paul Fletcher MP

Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources 
The Hon David Littleproud MP

Minister for the Environment
The Hon Melissa Price MP

Minister for Energy
The Hon Angus Taylor MP


Outer Ministry

Minister for Cities, Urban Infrastructure and Population
The Hon Alan Tudge MP

Assistant Treasurer
The Hon Stuart Robert MP

Special Minister of State
The Hon Alex Hawke MP

Minister for Veterans’ Affairs
Minister for Defence Personnel
Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Centenary of ANZAC
(Deputy Leader of the House)
The Hon Darren Chester MP

Minister for Immigration, Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs
The Hon David Coleman MP

Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care
Minister for Indigenous Health
The Hon Ken Wyatt AM MP

Minister for Human Services
Minister for Digital Transformation
The Hon Michael Keenan MP


Parliamentary Secretaries

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

Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister
The Hon Steve Irons MP

Assistant Minister for Regional Development and Territories
The Hon Sussan Ley MP

Assistant Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister
The Hon Andrew Broad MP

Assistant Minister for Roads and Transport
The Hon Scott Buchholz MP

Assistant Minister for Treasury and Finance
Senator the Hon Zed Seselja

Assistant Minister for Defence
Senator the Hon David Fawcett

Assistant Minister for International Development and the Pacific
Senator the Hon Anne Ruston

Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment
The Hon Mark Coulton MP

Assistant Minister for Home Affairs
Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds CSC

Assistant Minister for Social Services, Housing and Disability Services
The Hon Sarah Henderson MP

Assistant Minister for Children and Families
The Hon Michelle Landry MP

Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources
Senator the Hon Richard Colbeck