Second Turnbull Ministry

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Second Turnbull Ministry
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71st Ministry of Australia
Incumbent
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Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove with members of the Second Turnbull Ministry
Date formed 19 July 2016
People and organisations
Head of government Malcolm Turnbull
Deputy head of government Barnaby Joyce
Head of state Queen Elizabeth II (represented by Sir Peter Cosgrove)
Member party LiberalNational coalition
Status in legislature Coalition majority government
Opposition cabinet 2016–present
Opposition party Labor
Opposition leader Bill Shorten
History
Legislature term(s) 45th
Predecessor First Turnbull Ministry
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Malcolm Turnbull


Prime Minister of Australia



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The Second Turnbull Ministry (LiberalNational Coalition) is the 71st ministry of the Government of Australia, led by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. It succeeded the First Turnbull Ministry following the Australian federal election, 2016 on 2 July 2016.

On 13 January 2017, Sussan Ley resigned from her portfolios after an expenses scandal. In the following rearrangement, the roles of Greg Hunt and Arthur Sinodinos were changed, while Ken Wyatt became the first Indigenous Australian to serve as a federal minister.[1]

First arrangement[edit]

The first arrangement of the Second Turnbull Ministry was sworn in on 19 July 2016 and continued unaltered until the resignation of Sussan Ley on 13 January 2017, following an investigation into her travel expenses.[2][3] Arthur Sinodinos briefly acted in Ley's portfolios until the new ministry was sworn in on 24 January 2017.

Cabinet[edit]

Party Minister Portfolio
Liberal Malcolm Turnbull MP
National Barnaby Joyce MP
Liberal Julie Bishop MP
National Senator Fiona Nash
LNP Senator George Brandis QC
Liberal Scott Morrison MP
Liberal Senator Mathias Cormann
Liberal Christopher Pyne MP
CLP Senator Nigel Scullion
LNP Peter Dutton MP
Liberal Greg Hunt MP
Liberal Sussan Ley MP
(until 13 January 2017)
Liberal Senator Marise Payne
Liberal Senator Mitch Fifield
Liberal Senator Michaelia Cash
Liberal Christian Porter MP
Liberal Senator Simon Birmingham
Liberal Senator Arthur Sinodinos AO
LNP Steven Ciobo MP
National Darren Chester MP
Liberal Kelly O'Dwyer MP
Liberal Josh Frydenberg MP
LNP Senator Matthew Canavan

Outer Ministry[edit]

Party Minister Portfolio
Liberal Paul Fletcher MP
Liberal Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells
Liberal Michael Keenan MP
National Michael McCormack MP
Liberal Dan Tehan MP
Liberal Alan Tudge MP
Liberal Senator Scott Ryan

Assistant Ministers[edit]

Party Minister Portfolio
LNP Senator James McGrath
Liberal Angus Taylor MP
LNP Keith Pitt MP
Liberal Senator Anne Ruston
Liberal Alex Hawke MP
LNP Karen Andrews MP
Liberal Ken Wyatt AM, MP
Liberal Craig Laundy MP
Liberal Senator Zed Seselja
LNP Jane Prentice MP
National Luke Hartsuyker MP
National David Gillespie MP

Second rearrangement[edit]

The second rearrangement of the Second Turnbull Ministry was sworn in by the Governor-General, Sir Peter Cosgrove, on 24 January 2017 following the resignation of Sussan Ley. Newly appointed ministers included Ken Wyatt AM, as the first Indigenous Australian to serve as a minister for an Australian Government department, appointed to the role of Minister for Indigenous Health and as Minister for Aged Care. Greg Hunt was appointed to Ley's former portfolios in Health and Sport; Arthur Sinodinos was appointed to Hunt's former portfolio as Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science. Scott Ryan was given additional responsibilities as the Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Cabinet. David Gillespie, previously Assistant Minister for Rural Health was promoted as Assistant Minister for Health and Michael Sukkar was appointed as the Assistant Minister to the Treasurer.[4] The position of Cabinet Secretary was abolished.[citation needed]

Cabinet[edit]

Party Minister Portfolio
Liberal Malcolm Turnbull MP
National Barnaby Joyce MP
Liberal Julie Bishop MP
National Senator Fiona Nash
LNP Senator George Brandis QC
Liberal Scott Morrison MP
Liberal Senator Mathias Cormann
Liberal Christopher Pyne MP
CLP Senator Nigel Scullion
LNP Peter Dutton MP
Liberal Greg Hunt MP
Liberal Senator Marise Payne
Liberal Senator Mitch Fifield
Liberal Senator Michaelia Cash
Liberal Christian Porter MP
Liberal Senator Simon Birmingham
Liberal Senator Arthur Sinodinos AO
LNP Steven Ciobo MP
National Darren Chester MP
Liberal Kelly O'Dwyer MP
Liberal Josh Frydenberg MP
LNP Senator Matthew Canavan

Outer Ministry[edit]

Party Minister Portfolio
Liberal Paul Fletcher MP
Liberal Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells
Liberal Michael Keenan MP
National Michael McCormack MP
Liberal Dan Tehan MP
Liberal Ken Wyatt AM, MP
Liberal Alan Tudge MP
Liberal Senator Scott Ryan

Assistant Ministers[edit]

Party Minister Portfolio
LNP Senator James McGrath
Liberal Angus Taylor MP
LNP Keith Pitt MP
Liberal Senator Anne Ruston
Liberal Alex Hawke MP
LNP Karen Andrews MP
Liberal Craig Laundy MP
Liberal Senator Zed Seselja
LNP Jane Prentice MP
National Luke Hartsuyker MP
National David Gillespie MP
Liberal Michael Sukkar MP

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Henry Belot (18 January 2017). "Ken Wyatt becomes first Indigenous minister under Malcolm Turnbull's reshuffle". Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 20 January 2017. 
  2. ^ "Sussan Ley stands aside pending travel expenses investigation". ABC News. 9 January 2017. Retrieved 9 January 2017. 
  3. ^ "Health Minister Sussan Ley resigns over expenses scandal". ABC News. 13 January 2017. Retrieved 13 January 2017. 
  4. ^ "New federal ministers officially sworn in". Sky News. Australia. AAP. 24 January 2017. Retrieved 24 January 2017.