Shadow Cabinet of Simon Crean

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The Shadow Cabinet of Australia is a group of senior Opposition spokespeople who form an alternative Cabinet to the government's, whose members shadow or mark each individual Minister or portfolio of the Government. The Shadow Cabinet was led by Simon Crean from November 2001 to December 2003.

Simon Crean became Leader of the Opposition upon his election as leader of the Australian Labor Party on 11 November 2001, and appointed his first Shadow Cabinet on 23 November.

November 2001 to August 2002[edit]

The following were members of the Shadow Cabinet:[1]

Shadow Minister Portfolio
Simon Crean MP
  • Leader of the Opposition
Jenny Macklin MP
  • Deputy Leader of the Opposition
  • Shadow Minister for Employment, Education, Training and Science
Senator John Faulkner
  • Leader of the Opposition in the Senate
  • Shadow Minister for Public Administration and Home Affairs
Bob McMullan MP
  • Shadow Minister for Treasury, Finance and Small Business
Senator Stephen Conroy
  • Deputy Leader of the Opposition in the Senate
  • Shadow Minister for Finance, Small Business and Financial Services
Craig Emerson MP
  • Shadow Minister for Innovation, Industry, Trade and Tourism
Stephen Martin MP
  • Shadow Minister for Trade and Tourism
Senator Chris Evans
  • Shadow Minister for Defence
Martin Ferguson MP
  • Shadow Minister for Regional and Urban Development, Transport and Infrastructure
Julia Gillard MP
  • Shadow Minister for Population and Immigration
Carmen Lawrence MP
  • Shadow Minister for Reconciliation, Aboriganal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs
  • Shadow Minister for the Arts
  • Shadow Minister for the Status of Women
Robert McClelland MP
  • Shadow Attorney-General
  • Shadow Minister for Workplace Relations
Senator Kerry O'Brien
  • Shadow Minister for Primary Industries and Resources
Kevin Rudd MP
  • Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs
Stephen Smith MP
  • Shadow Minister for Health and Ageing
Wayne Swan MP
  • Shadow Minister for Family and Community Services
  • Manager of Opposition Business in the House
Lindsay Tanner MP
  • Shadow Minister for Communications
Kelvin Thomson MP
  • Shadow Minister for Environment and Heritage

Shadow Outer Ministry[edit]

Shadow Minister Portfolio
Senator Kim Carr
  • Shadow Minister for Science and Research
David Cox MP
  • Shadow Minister for Employment Services and Training
Daryl Melham MP
  • Shadow Minister for Justice and Customs
Mark Latham MP
  • Assistant Shadow Treasurer
  • Shadow Minister for Economic Ownership
  • Shadow Minister for Urban Development and Housing
Senator Nick Sherry
  • Shadow Minister for Retirement Incomes and Savings
  • Shadow Minister for Consumer Affairs
Senator Kate Lundy
  • Shadow Minister for Information Technology and Sport
Senator Mark Bishop
  • Shadow Ministry for Veterans' Affairs
Gavan O'Connor MP
  • Shadow Minister for Regional Services, Territories and Local Government
Laurie Ferguson
  • Shadow Minister for Multicultural Affairs
Joel Fitzgibbon MP
  • Shadow Minister for Resources
Anthony Albanese MP
  • Shadow Minister for Ageing and Seniors
Nicola Roxon MP
  • Shadow Minister for Children and Youth

Parliamentary Secretaries[edit]

Shadow Minister Portfolio
Alan Griffin MP
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Opposition
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Shadow Minister for Consumer Affairs and Banking Services
Senator George Campbell
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Shadow Minister the Manufacturing Industry
Graham Edwards MP
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Shadow Minister for Defence
Warren Snowdon MP
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Shadow Minister for Northern Australia and the Territories
Senator Joe Ludwig
  • Manager of Opposition Business in the Senate
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Shadow Attorney-General
Sid Sidebottom MP
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Shadow Minister for Primary Industries and Resources
John Murphy MP
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Shadow Minister for Health and Ageing
Annette Ellis MP
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Shadow Minister for Family and Community Services
Christian Zahra MP
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Shadow Minister for Communications
Kirsten Livermore MP
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Shadow Minister for Environment and Heritage

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