Manager of Government Business in the Senate (Australia)

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The Manager of Government Business in the Senate is a government minister responsible for negotiating with the Manager of Opposition 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 Portfolio Party Prime Minister
  Douglas McClelland[1] No image.svg 9 July 1974 11 November 1975 Labor Gough Whitlam
None 11 November 1975 21 April 1983 Malcolm Fraser
Don Grimes[2] No image.svg 21 April 1983 17 February 1987 Labor Bob Hawke
Gareth Evans[3] Gareth Evans University of Melbourne.jpg 17 February 1987 2 September 1988
Labor
Robert Ray[4] No image.svg 2 September 1988 4 June 1991 Labor
Bob McMullan[5] Bob McMullan.jpg 4 June 1991 24 March 1993 Parliamentary Secretary Labor
Paul Keating
John Faulkner[6] John Faulkner Jan 2010.jpg 24 March 1993 11 March 1996 Labor
Rod Kemp[7] No image.svg 17 March 1996 6 November 1996
  • Parliamentary Secretary (to Oct 1996)
  • Minister Assisting the Treasurer (from Oct 1996)
Liberal John Howard
Ian Campbell[8] No image.svg 6 November 1996 17 November 2004
Liberal
Chris Ellison[9] No image.svg 17 November 2004 9 March 2007 Minister for Justice and Customs Liberal
Eric Abetz[10] Senator Eric Abetz crop.jpg 9 March 2007 3 December 2007 Minister for Fisheries, Forestry and Conservation Liberal
Joe Ludwig[11][12] Joe Ludwig Portrait 2008.JPG 12 December 2007 14 December 2011 Labor Kevin Rudd
Julia Gillard
Mark Arbib[13] Mark Arbib Portrait 2009.JPG 14 December 2011 5 March 2012 Labor
Jacinta Collins[14][15] Jacinta Collins.jpeg 5 March 2012 7 September 2013
Labor
Kevin Rudd
Mitch Fifield[16][17] Mitch Fifield.jpg 18 September 2013 Incumbent
Liberal Tony Abbott
Malcolm Turnbull

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  2. ^ Australian Parliamentary Library. "Grimes, Don". Trove. National Library of Australia. Retrieved 16 February 2013. 
  3. ^ Australian Parliamentary Library. "Evans, Gareth (1944–)". Trove. National Library of Australia. Retrieved 16 February 2013. 
  4. ^ Australian Parliamentary Library. "Ray, Robert, (Robert Francis) (1947–)". Trove. National Library of Australia. Retrieved 16 February 2013. 
  5. ^ Australian Parliamentary Library. "McMullan, Bob (1947–)". Trove. National Library of Australia. Retrieved 10 September 2013. 
  6. ^ Australian Parliamentary Library. "Faulkner, John". Trove. National Library of Australia. Retrieved 16 February 2013. 
  7. ^ Australian Parliamentary Library. "Kemp, Rod, (Charles Roderick) (1944–)". Trove. National Library of Australia. Retrieved 16 February 2013. 
  8. ^ Australian Parliamentary Library. "Campbell, Ian, (Ian Gordon) (1959–)". Trove. National Library of Australia. Retrieved 16 February 2013. 
  9. ^ Australian Parliamentary Library. "Ellison, Chris (1954–)". Trove. National Library of Australia. Retrieved 16 February 2013. 
  10. ^ Australian Parliamentary Library. "Abetz, Eric". Trove. National Library of Australia. Retrieved 16 February 2013. 
  11. ^ Australian Parliamentary Library. "Ludwig, Joseph William, (the Hon) (1959–)". Trove. National Library of Australia. Retrieved 16 February 2013. 
  12. ^ "Biography for Ludwig, the Hon. Joseph William". Australian Parliamentary Library. Retrieved 10 September 2013. 
  13. ^ "Biography for Arbib, the Hon. Mark Victor". Australian Parliamentary Library. Retrieved 14 May 2016. 
  14. ^ Australian Parliamentary Library. "Collins, Jacinta". Trove. National Library of Australia. Retrieved 10 September 2013. 
  15. ^ "Biography for Collins, the Hon. Jacinta Mary Ann". Australian Parliamentary Library. Retrieved 10 September 2013. 
  16. ^ Australian Parliamentary Library. "Fifield, Mitchell Peter (1967–)". Trove. National Library of Australia. Retrieved 16 September 2013. 
  17. ^ "Biography for Fifield, Mitchell (Mitch) Peter". Australian Parliamentary Library. Retrieved 16 September 2013.