Gusenbauer government

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Gusenbauer government
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cabinet of Austria
2007–2008
Alfred Gusenbauer 26.10.2008.jpg
Gusenbauer in 2008
Date formed11 January 2007 (2007-01-11)
Date dissolved8 December 2008 (2008-12-08)
People and organisations
Appointed by Heinz Fischer
Chancellor Alfred Gusenbauer
Vice-Chancellor Wilhelm Molterer
Member parties Social Democratic Party
People's Party
No. of ministers 14
History
Election(s) 2006 legislative election
Predecessor Schüssel II
Successor Faymann I

The Gusenbauer government (German : Bundesregierung Gusenbauer) was sworn in on 11 January 2007 [1] and left office on 2 December 2008.

Composition

The cabinet was a coalition between the Social Democratic Party and the People's Party. [2] Each party had seven members in the cabinet. [1]

PortfolioMinisterTookofficeLeftofficeParty
Federal Chancellery
Federal Chancellor and Minister for Sports  Alfred Gusenbauer 11 January 20078 December 2008 SPÖ
Secretary of State at the Chancellery  Heidrun Silhavy 11 January 200730 June 2008 SPÖ
  Andreas Schieder 1 July 20088 December 2008 SPÖ
Secretary of State for Sport  Reinhard Lopatka  [ de ]11 January 20078 December 2008 ÖVP
Vice-Chancellor and Minister for Finance   Wilhelm Molterer 11 January 20078 December 2008 ÖVP
Secretary of State for Finance  Christoph Matznetter 11 January 20078 December 2008 SPÖ
Federal Ministry of Economics and Labour
Federal Minister of Economics and Labour   Martin Bartenstein 11 January 20078 December 2008 ÖVP
Secretary of State for Labour  Christine Marek 11 January 20078 December 2008 ÖVP
Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs
Federal Minister for European and International Affairs   Ursula Plassnik 11 January 20078 December 2008 ÖVP
Secretary of State for Europe  Hans Winkler  [ de ]11 January 20078 December 2008 Independent
Federal Ministry for Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management
Federal Minister for Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management  Josef Pröll 11 January 20078 December 2008 ÖVP
Federal Ministry for National Defense
Federal Minister for National Defense   Norbert Darabos 11 January 20078 December 2008 SPÖ
Federal Ministry for Women, Media and Public Service
Federal Minister for Women, Media and Public Service  Doris Bures 11 January 200730 June 2008 SPÖ
  Heidrun Silhavy 1 July 20082 December 2008 SPÖ
Federal Ministry for Health, Family and Youth
Federal Minister for Health, Family and Youth   Andrea Kdolsky 11 January 20078 December 2008 ÖVP
Federal Ministry for Education, Art and Culture
Federal Minister for Education, Art and Culture   Claudia Schmied 11 January 20078 December 2008 SPÖ
Federal Ministry for Interior Affaris
Federal Minister for Interior Affairs   Günther Platter 11 January 200730 June 2008 ÖVP
  Maria Fekter 1 July 20088 December 2008 ÖVP
Federal Ministry for Justice
Federal Minister for Justice  Maria Berger 11 January 20078 December 2008 SPÖ
Federal Ministry for Social Affairs and Consumer Protection
Federal Minister for Social Affairs and Consumer Protection   Erwin Buchinger  [ de ]11 January 20078 December 2008 SPÖ
Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology
Minister of Transport, Innovation and Technology   Werner Faymann 11 January 20078 December 2008 SPÖ
Secretary of State for Infrastructure  Christa Kranzl  [ de ]11 January 20078 December 2008 SPÖ
Federal Ministry for Science and Research
Federal Minister for Science and Research   Johannes Hahn 11 January 20078 December 2008 ÖVP

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References

  1. 1 2 "Who's who in the Gusenbauer cabinet". Wikileaks. 23 January 2007. Retrieved 16 October 2013.
  2. Günter Bischof; Fritz Plasser (January 2008). The Changing Austrian Voter. Transaction Publishers. p. 340. ISBN   978-1-4128-1932-9.