Australia

Gillard re-shuffles


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Prime Minister Julia Gillard has carried out her expected re-shuffle following the leadership contest earlier this week. The major decision she has taken is to bring in former New South Wales governor Bob Carr as Foreign Minister. To do this he will be made a Senator which will require a brief period during which the acting Minister for Foreign Affairs, Craig Emerson, will remain in that role.

The full list of the Cabinet as published in The Australian newspaper is as follows:

Julia Gillard Prime Minister
Wayne Swan Deputy Prime Minister, Treasurer
Penny Wong Minister for Finance and Deregulation
Bob Carr Minister for Foreign Affairs
Stephen Smith Minister for Defence
Chris Evans Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research
Stephen Conroy Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy,
Minister on Digital Productivity
Simon Crean Minister for Regional Australia, Regional Development and Local Government,
Minister for the Arts
Chris Bowen Minister for Immigration and Citizenship
Anthony Albanese Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, Leader of the House
Nicola Roxon Attorney-General, Minister for Emergency Management
Jenny Macklin Minister for Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs,
Minister for Disability Reform
Tony Burke Minister for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities
Peter Garrett Minister for School Education, Early Childhood and Youth
Joe Ludwig Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
Martin Ferguson Minister for Resources and Energy, Minister for Tourism
Craig Emerson Minister for Trade and Competitiveness
Greg Combet Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency,
Minister for Industry and Innovation
Tanya Plibersek Minister for Health
Bill Shorten Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations, Minister for Financial
Services and Superannuation
Mark Butler Minister for Mental Health and Ageing, Minister for Social Inclusion
Brendan O’Connor Minister for Housing, Minister for Homelessness, Minister for Small Business
Kim Carr Minister for Human Services
Kate Ellis Minister for Early Childhood and Childcare, Minister for Employment Participation
Warren Snowdon Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, Minister for Defence Science and Personnel,
Minister for Indigenous Health
Gary Gray Special Minister of State, Minister for the Public Service and Integrity
Jason Clare Minister for Home Affairs, Minister for Justice, Minister for Defence Material
Julie Collins Minister for Community Services, Minister for Indigenous Employment and
Economic Development, Minister for the Status of Women
David Bradbury Assistant Treasurer, Minister Assisting for Deregulation
Kate Lundy Minister for Sport, Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Minister Assisting
for Industry and Innovation
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