The Hon. Dr Craig Emerson MP has taken over the role of Minister for Competition Policy and Consumer Affairs from the Hon. Chris Bowen MP. Dr Emerson brings his expertise to important policy areas of competition and consumer affairs, as well as continuing his work as Minister for Small Business, Independent Contractors and the Service Economy and Minister Assisting the Finance Minister on Deregulation.

The Hon. Chris Bowen has taken up the position of Minister for Financial Services, Superannuation and Corporate Law, and Minister for Human Services.