Australia elections 2022: The four key faces in PM-elect Anthony Albanese’s govt | World News

Labor Party chief Anthony Albanese, whose social gathering received Saturday’s federal elections, shall be sworn in because the thirty first prime minister of Australia on Monday. However, Albanese is not going to be the one Labor chief to take oath of allegiance on the day; four different social gathering MPs can even be sworn in. 

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Each of the four MPs was a member of the Albanese-led ‘Shadow Ministry’ to the federal government of the outgoing premier, Scott Morrison. Here’s a short profile of the quartet and the respective ministries every is more likely to deal with.

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(1.) Richard Marles: The 54-year-old Member of Parliament from Corio is more likely to be Australia’s subsequent defence minister, and shall be in-charge of the nation whereas Albanese is away to Japan for the Quad summit. Marles was the Deputy Leader of the Opposition, Deputy Leader of Labor, and minister for nationwide reconstruction, in addition to science, in the Shadow Ministry.

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(2.) Penny Wong: Expected to be named the brand new international minister, Wong will accompany the brand new PM on his go to to Tokyo, which is able to start on Monday itself. Born in 1968 in Malaysia to an Australian mom and Malaysian father, Wong launched the Labor chief for his victory speech on the social gathering headquarters in Sydney. A Senator for South Australia since 2002, she was the Leader of the Opposition in the Senate and minister for international affairs in the Shadow Cabinet.

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(3.) Katy Gallagher: The Senator from the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) is tipped to be the incoming finance minister. Also the ACT’s sixth chief minister, from 2011 to 2014, Gallagher, 52, served because the Shadow Minister for finance and public. She can be a former British citizen.

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(4.) Jim Chalmers: At 44, Chalmers is the youngest among the many 5 and is more likely to be the subsequent Treasurer. He is an MP from Rankin and was the Treasurer in the Shadow Ministry as properly.


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