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The new Federal Shadow Cabinet and Shadow Ministry

September 2008

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The Coalition has announced the new Federal Shadow Cabinet and Shadow Ministry.

Malcolm Turnbull, MP Leader of the Opposition
 
Julie Bishop, MP Shadow Treasurer, Deputy Leader of the Opposition
Chris Pearce, MP Shadow Minister for Financial Services, Superannuation and Corporate Law
Tony Smith, MP Shadow Assistant Treasurer
 
Warren Truss, MP Shadow Minister for Trade, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government, Leader of the Nationals
Ian Macdonald, Senator Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Northern Australia
Barry Haase, MP Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Roads and Transport
John Forrest, MP Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Regional Development
 
Nick Minchin, Senator Shadow Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, Leader of the Opposition in the Senate
 
Eric Abetz, Senator Shadow Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research, Deputy Leader of the Opposition in the Senate
 
Andrew Robb, MP Shadow Minister for Infrastructure and COAG and Shadow Minister Assisting the Leader on Emissions Trading Design
Bruce Billson, MP Shadow Minister for Sustainable Development and Cities
 
Helen Coonan, Senator Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs, Manager of Opposition Business in the Senate
Marise Payne, Senator Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for International Development Assistance
 
Joe Hockey, MP Shadow Minister for Finance, Competition Policy and Deregulation
Luke Hartsuyker, MP Shadow Minister for Competition Policy and Consumer Affairs, Deputy Manager of Opposition Business in the House
 
Ian Macfarlane, MP Shadow Minister for Energy and Resources
Don Randall, MP Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Energy and Resources
 
Tony Abbott, MP Shadow Minister for Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
Scott Morrison, MP Shadow Minister for Housing and Local Government
Marise Payne, Senator Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Indigenous Affairs
Cory Bernardi, Senator Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Disabilities, Carers and the Voluntary Sector
 
Michael Ronaldson, Senator Shadow Special Minister of State and Shadow Cabinet Secretary
 
Nigel Scullion, Senator Shadow Minister for Human Services, Deputy Leader of the Nationals
 
Greg Hunt, MP Shadow Minister for Climate Change, Environment and Water
Fiona Nash, Senator Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Water Resources and Conservation
 
Peter Dutton, MP Shadow Minister for Health and Ageing
Margaret May, MP Shadow Minister for Ageing
Mathias Cormann, Senator Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Health Administration
 
David Johnston, Senator Shadow Minister for Defence
Bob Baldwin, MP Shadow Minister for Defence Science and Personnel
Louise Markus, MP Shadow Minister for Veterans Affairs
Peter Lindsay, MP Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Defence
 
Christopher Pyne, MP Shadow Minister for Education, Apprenticeships and Training
Sophie Mirabella, MP Shadow Minister for Early Childhood Education, Childcare, Women and Youth
Brett Mason, Senator Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Education
 
George Brandis, Senator Shadow Attorney General
Sussan Ley, MP Shadow Minister for Justice and Customs
Jason Wood, MP Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Justice and Public Security
 
John Cobb, MP Shadow Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
Richard Colbeck, Senator Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
 
Michael Keenan, MP Shadow Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations
Andrew Southcott, MP Shadow Minister for Employment Participation, Training and Sport
 
Sharman Stone, MP Shadow Minister for Immigration and Citizenship
Concetta Fierravanti-Wells, Senator Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Immigration and Shadow Parliamentary Secretary Assisting the Leader in the Senate
 
Steven Ciobo, MP Shadow Minister for Small Business, Independent Contractors, Tourism and the Arts

N.B. Each box represents a portfolio. Shadow Cabinet Ministers are shown in bold type.
The media release can be viewed here.

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