THE RESHUFFLED GILLARD MINISTRY
WINNERSBOB CARR High-profile former New South Wales premier and Labor statesman parachutes into the Senate and lands plum Foreign Affairs portfolio. His considerable gravitas will add greatly to Gillards team.KATE LUNDYACT Senator elevated from parliamentary secretary to Ministry, landing Sport andMulticultural Affairs. She will also help out the busy Greg Combet with theindustry and innovation portfolio.DAVID BRADBURYNSW right faction MP moves into ministry as Assistant Treasurer, replacing retiringfaction head Mark Arbib. Bradbury has strong economic credentials and his elevation is seen as a natural step from his role as parliamentary secretary to the treasurer.BERNIE RIPOLLQueensland MP and key Gillard loyalist moves from backbench to become the parliamentary secretary to the treasurer. Chaired the influential parliamentarycommittee on financial services, overseeing superannuation reform.SHARON BIRDThe former high school and TAFE teacher is born and bred in Wollongong, the electorate she represents. Well placed to tackle the Parliamenatry Secretary role of Higher Education and Skills portfolio.BRENDAN OCONNORThe Victorian MP finally joins Cabinet as Minister for Small Business and Minister for Housing and Homelessness. One of Gillards best mates in politics.LOSERSROBERT McCLELLANDThe long-time frontbencher and former attorney general has been dumped from cabinet all the way to the backbench, after speaking out strongly against keepingJulia Gillard as Labor leader.KIM CARRA hero to Labors blue-collar base, Kim Carr loses the manufacturing portfolio that isdear to his heart. But he gains the Human Services portfolio, which in terms of ministerial status is a sideways shift.THE FULL CABINET Julia Gillard Prime Minister Wayne Swan: Deputy Prime Minister, Treasurer Chris Evans Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research Leader of the Government in the Senate Stephen Conroy Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy Minister Assisting the Prime Minister on Digital Productivity Simon Crean Regional Australia, Regional Development and Local Government, Arts Stephen Smith Defence, deputy leader of the House Chris Bowen Immigration and Citizenship Anthony Albanese Infrastructure and Transport, Leader of the House Nicola Roxon Attorney-General, Emergency Management Jenny Macklin Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, Disability Reform Bob Carr Foreign Affairs designate Tony Burke Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities Penny Wong Finance and Deregulation Peter Garrett School Education, Early Childhood and Youth Joe Ludwig Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Minister Assisting on Queensland Flood Recovery Martin Ferguson Resources and Energy, Tourism Craig Emerson Trade and Competitiveness Greg Combet Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Industry and Innovation Tanya Plibersek Health Bill Shorten Employment and Workplace Relations, Financial Services and Superannuation Mark Butler Mental Health and Ageing, Social Inclusion, Minister Assisting thePrime Minister on Mental Health Reform Brendan OConnor Housing, Homelessness, Small Business
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