Manager of Government Business in the Senate (Australia)

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The Manager of Government Business in the Senate is a government minister responsible for negotiating with the Manager of Opposition Business in the Senate regarding proceedings in the Australian Senate. Among other things, the topics of negotiation are the order in which Government bills and other items of business are taken, the time allotted for debate, and the timing of Opposition business.

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Manager Term began Term ended Portfolio Party Prime Minister
  Douglas McClelland[1] No image.svg 9 July 1974 11 November 1975 Labor Gough Whitlam
None 11 November 1975 21 April 1983 Malcolm Fraser
Don Grimes[2] No image.svg 21 April 1983 17 February 1987 Labor Bob Hawke
Gareth Evans[3] No image.svg 17 February 1987 2 September 1988
Labor
Robert Ray[4] No image.svg 2 September 1988 4 June 1991 Labor
Bob McMullan[5] Bob McMullan.jpg 4 June 1991 24 March 1993 Parliamentary Secretary Labor
Paul Keating
John Faulkner[6] No image.svg 24 March 1993 11 March 1996 Labor
Rod Kemp[7] No image.svg 17 March 1996 6 November 1996
  • Parliamentary Secretary (to Oct 1996)
  • Minister Assisting the Treasurer (from Oct 1996)
Liberal John Howard
Ian Campbell[8] No image.svg 6 November 1996 17 November 2004
Liberal
Chris Ellison[9] No image.svg 17 November 2004 9 March 2007 Minister for Justice and Customs Liberal
Eric Abetz[10] No image.svg 9 March 2007 3 December 2007 Minister for Fisheries, Forestry and Conservation Liberal
Joe Ludwig[11][12] Joe Ludwig.JPG 12 December 2007 1 July 2013 Labor Kevin Rudd
Julia Gillard
Jacinta Collins[13][14] Jacinta Collins.jpeg 5 March 2012 Incumbent
Labor
Kevin Rudd
Mitch Fifield[15][16] No image.svg 18 September 2013 Incumbent Assistant Minister for Social Services Liberal Tony Abbott

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  1. ^ Australian Parliamentary Library. "McClelland, Douglas (1926–)". Trove. National Library of Australia. Retrieved 16 February 2013. 
  2. ^ Australian Parliamentary Library. "Grimes, Don". Trove. National Library of Australia. Retrieved 16 February 2013. 
  3. ^ Australian Parliamentary Library. "Evans, Gareth (1944–)". Trove. National Library of Australia. Retrieved 16 February 2013. 
  4. ^ Australian Parliamentary Library. "Ray, Robert, (Robert Francis) (1947–)". Trove. National Library of Australia. Retrieved 16 February 2013. 
  5. ^ Australian Parliamentary Library. "McMullan, Bob (1947–)". Trove. National Library of Australia. Retrieved 10 September 2013. 
  6. ^ Australian Parliamentary Library. "Faulkner, John". Trove. National Library of Australia. Retrieved 16 February 2013. 
  7. ^ Australian Parliamentary Library. "Kemp, Rod, (Charles Roderick) (1944–)". Trove. National Library of Australia. Retrieved 16 February 2013. 
  8. ^ Australian Parliamentary Library. "Campbell, Ian, (Ian Gordon) (1959–)". Trove. National Library of Australia. Retrieved 16 February 2013. 
  9. ^ Australian Parliamentary Library. "Ellison, Chris (1954–)". Trove. National Library of Australia. Retrieved 16 February 2013. 
  10. ^ Australian Parliamentary Library. "Abetz, Eric". Trove. National Library of Australia. Retrieved 16 February 2013. 
  11. ^ Australian Parliamentary Library. "Ludwig, Joseph William, (the Hon) (1959–)". Trove. National Library of Australia. Retrieved 16 February 2013. 
  12. ^ "Biography for Ludwig, the Hon. Joseph William". Australian Parliamentary Library. Retrieved 10 September 2013. 
  13. ^ Australian Parliamentary Library. "Collins, Jacinta". Trove. National Library of Australia. Retrieved 10 September 2013. 
  14. ^ "Biography for Collins, the Hon. Jacinta Mary Ann". Australian Parliamentary Library. Retrieved 10 September 2013. 
  15. ^ Australian Parliamentary Library. "Fifield, Mitchell Peter (1967–)". Trove. National Library of Australia. Retrieved 16 September 2013. 
  16. ^ "Biography for Fifield, Mitchell (Mitch) Peter". Australian Parliamentary Library. Retrieved 16 September 2013.