List of female cabinet ministers of Australia

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Minister Position Time Period Party
Enid Lyons[1] Vice-President of the Executive Council 1949–1951 Liberal
Margaret Guilfoyle[2] Minister for Education 1975 Liberal
Minister for Social Security 1976–1980
Minister for Finance 1980–1983
Susan Ryan[3] Minister for Education and Youth Affairs 1983–1984 Labor
Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Status of Women 1983–1988
Minister for Education 1984–1987
Special Minister of State 1987–1988
Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Bicentennial 1987–1988
Minister Assisting the Minister for Community Services and Health
Ros Kelly[4] Minister for the Arts, Sport, the Environment, Tourism and Territories 1990–1991 Labor
Minister for the Arts, Sport, the Environment and Territories 1991–1993
Minister for the Environment, Sport and Territories 1993–1994
Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Status of Women 1993–1994
Carmen Lawrence[5] Minister for Human Services and Health 1994–1996 Labor
Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Status of Women
Jocelyn Newman[6] Minister for Social Security 1996–1998 Liberal
Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Status of Women 1996–1997
Minister for Family and Community Services 1998–2001
Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Status of Women
Amanda Vanstone[7] Minister for Employment, Education, Training and Youth Affairs 1996–1997 Liberal
Minister for Family and Community Services 2001–2003
Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Status of Women
Minister for Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs 2003–2006
Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Reconciliation 2003–2004
Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Indigenous Affairs 2004–2006
Minister for Immigration and Multicultural Affairs 2006–2007
Kay Patterson[8] Minister for Health and Ageing 2001–2003 Liberal
Minister for Family and Community Services 2003–2006
Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Status of Women 2003–2004
Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Women's Issues 2004–2006
Helen Coonan[9] Minister for Communications, Information Technology and the Arts 2004–2007 Liberal
Deputy Leader of the Government in the Senate 2006–2007
Julie Bishop[10] Minister for Education, Science and Training 2006–2007 Liberal
Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Women's Issues
Minister for Foreign Affairs 2013–2018
Julia Gillard[11] Deputy Prime Minister 2007–2010 Labor
Minister for Education
Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations
Minister for Social Inclusion
Prime Minister 2010–2013
Nicola Roxon[12] Minister for Health and Ageing 2007–2011 Labor
Attorney-General 2011–2013
Minister for Emergency Management 2012–2013
Jenny Macklin[13] Minister for Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 2007–2011 Labor
Minister for Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 2011–2013
Minister for Disability Reform
Penny Wong[14] Minister for Climate Change and Water 2007–2010 Labor
Minister for Climate Change, Energy Efficiency and Water 2010
Minister for Finance and Deregulation 2010–2013
Deputy Leader of the Government in the Senate 2013
Leader of the Government in the Senate 2013
Minister for Foreign Affairs 2022–present
Leader of the Government in the Senate
Tanya Plibersek[15] Minister for Health 2011–2013 Labor
Minister for Health and Medical Research 2013
Minister for the Environment and Water 2022–present
Jacinta Collins[16] Minister for Mental Health and Ageing 2013 Labor
Deputy Leader of the Government in the Senate
Manager of Government Business in the Senate
Julie Collins[17] Minister for Housing and Homelessness 2013 Labor
Minister for Community Services
Minister for Indigenous Employment and Economic Development
Minister for the Status of Women
Minister for Housing 2022–present
Minister for Homelessness
Minister for Small Business
Catherine King[18] Minister for Regional Australia, Local Government and Territories 2013 Labor
Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government 2022–present
Sussan Ley[19] Minister for Health 2014–2016 Liberal
Minister for Sport 2014–2017
Minister for Aged Care 2015–2016
Minister for Health and Aged Care 2016–2017
Minister for the Environment 2019–2022
Marise Payne[20] Minister for Defence 2015–2018 Liberal
Minister for Foreign Affairs 2018–2022
Minister for Women 2019–2022
Michaelia Cash[21] Minister for Employment 2015–2017 Liberal
Minister for Women
Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Public Service
Minister for Jobs and Innovation 2017–2018
Minister for Small and Family Business, Skills and Vocational Education 2018–2019
Minister for Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business 2019–2021
Deputy Leader of the Government in the Senate 2020–2022
Attorney-General 2021–2022
Minister for Industrial Relations
Kelly O'Dwyer[22] Assistant Treasurer 2015–2016 Liberal
Minister for Small Business
Minister for Revenue and Financial Services 2016–2018
Minister for Women 2017–2019
Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Public Service 2017–2018
Minister for Jobs and Industrial Relations 2018–2019
Fiona Nash[23] Minister for Rural Health 2016 National
Minister for Regional Communications 2016–2017
Minister for Regional Development
Minister for Local Government and Territories 2016–2017
Bridget McKenzie[24] Minister for Rural Health 2017–2018 National
Minister for Regional Communications
Minister for Sport 2017–2019
Minister for Regional Services, Local Government and Decentralisation 2018–2019
Minister for Agriculture 2019–2020
Minister for Emergency Management and National Recovery and Resilience 2021–2022
Minister for Regionalisation, Regional Communications and Regional Education
Karen Andrews[25] Minister for Industry, Science and Technology 2018–2021 Liberal
Minister for Home Affairs 2021–2022
Melissa Price[26] Minister for the Environment 2018–2019 Liberal
Minister for Defence Industry 2021–2022
Minister for Science and Technology 2021–2022
Linda Reynolds[27] Minister for Defence Industry 2019 Liberal
Minister for Emergency Management and North Queensland Recovery
Minister for Defence 2019–2021
Minister for Government Services 2021–2022
Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme
Anne Ruston[28] Minister for Families and Social Services 2019–2022 Liberal
Manager of Government Business in the Senate
Minister for Women's Safety 2021–2022
Katy Gallagher[29] Minister for Finance 2022–present Labor
Minister for the Public Service
Minister for Women
Vice-President of the Executive Council
Manager of Government Business in the Senate
Amanda Rishworth[30] Minister for Social Services 2022–present Labor
Linda Burney[31] Minister for Indigenous Australians 2022–present Labor
Michelle Rowland[32] Minister for Communications 2022–present Labor
Madeleine King[33] Minister for Resources 2022–present Labor
Minister for Northern Australia
Clare O'Neil[34] Minister for Home Affairs 2022–present Labor
Minister for Cyber Security

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  9. ^ "Former Senator Helen Coonan". Senators and Members of the Parliament of Australia. Retrieved 3 November 2021.
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  24. ^ "Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie". Senators and Members of the Parliament of Australia. Retrieved 3 November 2021.
  25. ^ "Hon Karen Andrews MP". Senators and Members of the Parliament of Australia. Retrieved 3 November 2021.
  26. ^ "Hon Melissa Price MP". Senators and Members of the Parliament of Australia. Retrieved 3 November 2021.
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  29. ^ "Senator the Hon Katy Gallagher MP". Senators and Members of the Parliament of Australia. Retrieved 27 May 2022.
  30. ^ corporateName=Commonwealth Parliament; address=Parliament House, Canberra. "Hon Amanda Rishworth MP". www.aph.gov.au. Retrieved 3 June 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
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  32. ^ corporateName=Commonwealth Parliament; address=Parliament House, Canberra. "Hon Michelle Rowland MP". www.aph.gov.au. Retrieved 3 June 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  33. ^ corporateName=Commonwealth Parliament; address=Parliament House, Canberra. "Hon Madeleine King MP". www.aph.gov.au. Retrieved 3 June 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  34. ^ corporateName=Commonwealth Parliament; address=Parliament House, Canberra. "Hon Clare O'Neil MP". www.aph.gov.au. Retrieved 3 June 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)

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