First Faymann government

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The first government of Werner Faymann was sworn in on December 2, 2008. Following the resignation of Vice Chancellor and ÖVP party chairman Josef Pröll from all political functions, a cabinet reshuffle took place. The new government members were sworn in by the President of Austria on 21 April 2011. The first Faymann government was succeeded by the Second Faymann government on December 16, 2013.

Portfolio Minister Took office Left office Party
Federal Chancellery
Federal Chancellor   Werner Faymann 2 December 2008 16 December 2013 SPÖ
Vice-Chancellor   Josef Pröll 2 December 2008 21 April 2011 ÖVP
  Michael Spindelegger 21 April 2011 16 December 2013 ÖVP
Minister for Women and Civil Service   Gabriele Heinisch-Hosek 2 December 2008 16 December 2013 SPÖ
Secretary of State for Media and Government Coordination   Josef Ostermayer 2 December 2008 16 December 2013 SPÖ
Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs
Minister for European and International Affairs   Michael Spindelegger 2 December 2008 16 December 2013 ÖVP
Secretary of State   Wolfgang Waldner 21 April 2011 22 August 2012 ÖVP
  Reinhold Lopatka 11 September 2012 16 December 2013 ÖVP
Federal Ministry of Finance
Minister of Finance   Josef Pröll 2 December 2008 21 April 2011 ÖVP
  Maria Fekter 21 April 2011 16 December 2013 ÖVP
Secretary of State   Andreas Schieder 2 December 2008 16 December 2013 SPÖ
Secretary of State   Reinhold Lopatka 2 December 2008 21 April 2011 ÖVP
Federal Ministry for Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management
Minister for Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management   Nikolaus Berlakovich 2 December 2008 16 December 2013 ÖVP
Federal Ministry of Defence and Sports
Minister for Defence and Sports   Norbert Darabos 2 December 2008 11 March 2013 SPÖ
  Gerald Klug 11 March 2013 16 December 2013 SPÖ
Federal Ministry of Economy, Family and Youth
Minister for Economy, Family and Youth   Reinhold Mitterlehner 2 December 2008 16 December 2013 ÖVP
Secretary of State for Family and Youth   Christine Marek 2 December 2008 26 November 2010 ÖVP
  Verena Remler 26 November 2010 21 April 2011 ÖVP
Federal Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture
Minister for Education, Arts and Culture   Claudia Schmied 2 December 2008 16 December 2013 SPÖ
Federal Ministry for Health
Minister for Health   Alois Stöger 2 December 2008 16 December 2013 SPÖ
Federal Ministry of the Interior
Minister for the Interior   Maria Fekter 2 December 2008 21 April 2011 ÖVP
  Johanna Mikl-Leitner 21 April 2011 16 December 2013 ÖVP
Secretary of State for Integration   Sebastian Kurz 21 April 2011 16 December 2013 ÖVP
Federal Ministry of Justice
Minister of Justice   Johannes Hahn 2 December 2008 15 January 2009 ÖVP
  Claudia Bandion-Ortner [notes_cabinet 1] 15 January 2009 21 April 2011 Independent
  Beatrix Karl 21 April 2011 16 December 2013 ÖVP
Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Consumer Protection (Austria)
Minister for Labour, Social Affairs and Consumer Protection   Rudolf Hundstorfer 2 December 2008 16 December 2013 SPÖ
Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology
Minister for Transport, Innovation and Technology   Doris Bures 2 December 2008 16 December 2013 SPÖ
Federal Ministry of Science and Research
Minister for Science and Research   Johannes Hahn 2 December 2008 26 January 2010 ÖVP
  Beatrix Karl 26 January 2010 21 April 2011 ÖVP
  Karlheinz Töchterle[notes_cabinet 1] 21 April 2011 16 December 2013 Independent

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  1. ^ a b Although formally independent, Karlheinz Töchterle and Claudia Bandion-Ortner have been part of the ÖVP's government team

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