Manager of Opposition Business in the Senate (Australia)

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The Manager of Opposition Business in the Senate is the member of the Australian Official Opposition Shadow Ministry responsible for negotiating with the Manager of Government 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 Party Leader of the Opposition
  Douglas McClelland[1] No image.svg 27 January 1976 22 December 1977 Labor Gough Whitlam
None 22 December 1977 7 November 1980 Labor Bill Hayden
Don Grimes[2] No image.svg 7 November 1980 5 March 1983 Labor
Bob Hawke
None 11 March 1983 11 April 1990 Andrew Peacock
John Howard
Andrew Peacock
Chris Puplick[3] No image.svg 11 April 1990 30 June 1990 Liberal John Hewson
None 30 June 1990 11 March 1996
Alexander Downer
John Howard
Kim Carr[4] 080040 - 015 Sen Kim Carr 24 Jan 08.jpg 20 March 1996 25 November 2001 Labor Kim Beazley
Joe Ludwig[5] Joe Ludwig.JPG 25 November 2001 3 December 2007 Labor Simon Crean
Mark Latham
Kim Beazley
Kevin Rudd
Chris Ellison[6] No image.svg 6 December 2007 22 September 2008 Liberal Brendan Nelson
Helen Coonan[7] Helen Coonan.jpg 22 September 2008 16 February 2009 Liberal Malcolm Turnbull
Stephen Parry[8] Stephen Parry.jpg 16 February 2009 14 September 2010 Liberal
Tony Abbott
Mitch Fifield[9][10] No image.svg 14 September 2010 18 September 2013 Liberal
Claire Moore No image.svg 18 October 2013 Incumbent Labor Bill Shorten

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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. "Puplick, C. J. (Christopher John) (1948–)". Trove. National Library of Australia. Retrieved 16 February 2013. 
  4. ^ Australian Parliamentary Library. "Carr, Kim John (1955–)". Trove. National Library of Australia. Retrieved 16 February 2013. 
  5. ^ Australian Parliamentary Library. "Ludwig, Joseph William, (the Hon) (1959–)". Trove. National Library of Australia. Retrieved 16 February 2013. 
  6. ^ Australian Parliamentary Library. "Ellison, Chris (1954–)". Trove. National Library of Australia. Retrieved 16 February 2013. 
  7. ^ Australian Parliamentary Library. "Coonan, Helen Lloyd (1947–)". Trove. National Library of Australia. Retrieved 16 February 2013. 
  8. ^ Australian Parliamentary Library. "Parry, Stephen Shane (1960–)". Trove. National Library of Australia. Retrieved 16 February 2013. 
  9. ^ Australian Parliamentary Library. "Fifield, Mitchell Peter (1967–)". Trove. National Library of Australia. Retrieved 16 February 2013. 
  10. ^ "Biography for Fifield, Mitchell (Mitch) Peter". Australian Parliamentary Library. Retrieved 10 September 2013.