The Rudd Government – Cabinet and Ministry

Cabinet and Ministry
Name Ministry
Kevin Rudd Prime Minister
Julia Gillard Deputy Prime Minister
Employment and Workplace Relations
Social Inclusion
Wayne Swan Treasurer
Chris Evans Leader of the Government in the Senate
Immigration and Citizenship
John Faulkner Special Minister of State
Cabinet Secretary
Vice President of the Executive Council
Simon Crean Trade
Stephen Smith Foreign Affairs
Joel Fitzgibbon Defence
Nicola Roxon Health and Ageing
Jenny Macklin Families, Housing, Community and Indigenous Affairs
Lindsay Tanner Finance and Deregulation
Anthony Albanese Infrastructure
Transport and Regional Development
Local Government
Leader of the House
Stephen Conroy Deputy Leader of the Government in the Senate
Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy
Kim Carr Innovation, Industry, Science and Research
Penny Wong Climate Change and Water
Peter Garrett Environment, Heritage and the Arts
Robert McClelland Attorney General
Joe Ludwig Human Services
Manager of Government Business in the Senate
Tony Burke Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
Martin Ferguson Resources and Energy
Outer Ministry
Bob Debus Home Affairs
Chris Bowen Assistant Treasurer
Minister for Competition Policy and Consumer Affairs
Allan Griffin Veterans Affairs
Tanya Plibersek Housing
Status of Women
Brendan O’Connor Employment Participation
Warren Snowdon Defence Science Personnel
Craig Emerson Small Business, Independent Contractors and the Service Economy
Minister Assisting the Finance Minister on Deregulation
Nick Sherry Superannuation and Corporate Governance
Justine Elliot Ageing
Kate Ellis Youth
Parliamentary Secretaries
Maxine McKew Prime Minister and Cabinet
Greg Combet Defence
Mike Kelly Defence
Gary Gray Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development
Bill Shorten Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
Bob McMullan Foreign Affairs
Duncan Kerr Foreign Affairs
Anthony Byrne Prime Minister and Cabinet
Ursula Stephens Social Inclusion and the Voluntary Sector
John Murphy Trade
Jan McLucas Health and Ageing
Laurie Ferguson Immigration and Citizenship