The Australian Minister for Families and Social Services is in charge of all social services provided by the Australian government, particularly mental health, family and children’s policy, and support for carers, persons with disabilities, and elders.
After being sworn in by the Governor-General, Anne Ruston was named Minister for Families and Social Services in May 2019. From 2018 to 2019, the Hon. Paul Fletcher was the Minister of Families and Social Services.
Linda Reynolds has been the Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme since 2021.
Michael Sukkar has been the Minister of Housing since 2019.
Since August 26, 2018, the Hon. Michelle Landry MP has served as the Assistant Minister for Children and Families.
Australian Minister for Families and Social:
|Name Of Minister:||For Time of Period:|
|Frederick Stewart||2 years, 164 days|
|Jack Holloway||1 year, 349 days|
|James Fraser||2 years, 270 days|
|Nick McKenna||3 years, 184 days|
|Bill Spooner||1 year, 143 days|
|Athol Townley||3 years, 59 days|
|William McMahon||1 year, 234 days|
|Hugh Roberton||8 years, 328 days|
|Reginald Swartz||32 days|
|Ian Sinclair||3 years, 6 days|
|Bill Wentworth||4 years, 281 days|
|Lance Barnard||14 days|
|Don Grimes||2 years, 65 days|
|Chris Hurford||158 days|
|Neal Blewett||2 years, 254 days|
|Brian Howe||3 years, 355 days|
|Carmen Lawrence||1 year, 352 days|
|Michael Wooldridge||2 years, 224 days|
|Jocelyn Newman||2 years, 101 days|
|Amanda Vanstone||2 years, 250 days|
|Kay Patterson||2 years, 112 days|
|Mal Brough||1 year, 310 days|
|Jenny Macklin||5 years, 289 days|
|Kevin Andrews||1 year, 96 days|
|Scott Morrison||272 days|
|Christian Porter||2 years, 90 days|
|Dan Tehan||251 days|
|Anne Ruston||2 years, 298 days|