Shadow Ministry

The 46th Parliament 

2 June 2019 – 10 February 2020

Leader of the Opposition
Hon Anthony Albanese MP

Deputy Leader of the Opposition
Shadow Minister for Defence
Hon Richard Marles 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 Minister for Home Affairs
Shadow Minister for Immigration and Citizenship
Senator the Hon Kristina Keneally

Shadow Minister for Industrial Relations
Shadow Minister for the Arts
Manager of Opposition Business in the House of Representatives
Hon Tony Burke MP

Shadow Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme
Shadow Minister for Government Services
Hon Bill Shorten MP

Shadow Minister for Education and Training
Hon Tanya Plibersek MP

Shadow Treasurer
Dr Jim Chalmers MP

Shadow Minister for Climate Change and Energy
Deputy Manager of Opposition Business in the House of Representatives
Hon Mark Butler MP

Shadow Minister for Health
Hon Chris Bowen MP

Shadow Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development
Hon Catherine King MP

Shadow Minister for Agriculture and Resources
Hon Joel Fitzgibbon MP

Shadow Special Minister of State
Shadow Minister for Sport
Shadow Minister for Tourism
Shadow Minister Assisting the Leader of the Opposition
Senator the Hon Don Farrell

Shadow Attorney­­-General
Shadow Minister for Constitutional Reform
Hon Mark Dreyfus QC MP

Shadow Minister for Communications
Michelle Rowland MP

Shadow Minister for Finance
Shadow Minister for the Public Service
Manager of Opposition Business in the Senate
Senator Katy Gallagher

Shadow Minister for Families and Social Services
Shadow Minister for Indigenous Australians
Hon Linda Burney MP

Shadow Minister for Ageing and Seniors
Shadow Minister for Women
Hon Julie Collins MP

Shadow Minister for Employment and Industry
Shadow Minister for Science
Shadow Minister for Small and Family Business
Hon Brendan O’Connor MP

Shadow Minister for Regional Services, Territories and Local Government
Shadow Minister for Housing and Homelessness
Hon Jason Clare MP

Shadow Minister for Early Childhood Education
Shadow Minister for Youth
Hon Amanda Rishworth MP

Shadow Minister for the Environment and Water
Terri Butler MP

Shadow Minister for Trade
Madeleine King MP


Outer Shadow Ministry

Shadow Assistant Treasurer
Shadow Minister for Financial Services
Stephen Jones MP

Shadow Minister for Veterans’ Affairs and Defence Personnel
Hon Shayne Neumann MP

Shadow Minister for Innovation, Technology and the Future of Work
Clare O'Neil MP

Shadow Minister for International Development and the Pacific
Shadow Minister Assisting for Climate Change
Shadow Minister Assisting for Defence
Pat Conroy MP

Shadow Minister for Cities and Urban Infrastructure
Shadow Minister for Multicultural Affairs
Shadow Minister Assisting for Immigration and Citizenship
Andrew Giles MP

Shadow Minister for Defence Industry
Shadow Minister for Western Australian Resources
Shadow Minister Assisting for Small and Family Business
Matt Keogh MP

Shadow Minister for Northern Australia
Shadow Minister for Natural Disaster and Emergency Management
Senator Murray Watt


Shadow Assistant Ministers

Shadow Cabinet Secretary
Shadow Assistant Minister to the Leader of the Opposition in the Senate
Senator Jenny McAllister

Shadow Assistant Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Tourism
Shadow Assistant Minister for Tasmania
Senator Carol Brown

Shadow Assistant Minister for Reconciliation
Shadow Assistant Minister for Constitutional Recognition of Indigenous Australians
Senator Patrick Dodson

Shadow Assistant Minister for Treasury 
Shadow Minister for Charities
Hon Dr Andrew Leigh MP

Shadow Assistant Minister for Northern Australia
Shadow Assistant Minister for External Territories
Shadow Assistant Minister for Indigenous Australians
Hon Warren Snowdon MP

Shadow Assistant Minister for Education and Training
Graham Perrett MP

Shadow Assistant Minister for Mental Health
Shadow Assistant Minister for Carers
Emma McBride MP

Shadow Assistant Minister for Road Safety
Senator Glenn Sterle

Shadow Assistant Minister for Defence
Hon Dr Mike Kelly AM, MP

Shadow Assistant Minister for Financial Services
Shadow Assistant Minister for the Republic 
Hon Matt Thistlethwaite MP

Shadow Assistant Minister for Skills
Shadow Assistant Minister for Aged Care
Ged Kearney MP

Shadow Assistant Minister for the Environment
Josh Wilson MP

Shadow Assistant Minister for Government Accountability
Deputy Manager of Opposition Business in the Senate
Senator Kimberley Kitching

Shadow Assistant Minister for Manufacturing
Senator Louise Pratt

Shadow Assistant Minister for Communications
Shadow Assistant Minister for Cyber Security
Tim Watts MP