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Berejiklian ministry (2017–2019)

First Berejiklian ministry

96th Cabinet of New South Wales
Gladys Berejiklian
John Barilaro
Date formed23 January 2017 (2017-01-23)
Date dissolved23 March 2019 (2019-03-23)
People and organisations
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
GovernorDavid Hurley
PremierGladys Berejiklian
Deputy PremierJohn Barilaro
No. of ministers23
Total no. of members23
Member partyLiberalNational Coalition
Status in legislatureMajority Coalition Government
Opposition cabinetNew South Wales Shadow Cabinet
Opposition partyLabor
Opposition leaderLuke Foley (2017–2018)
Michael Daley (2018–2019)
Outgoing election2019 state election
PredecessorSecond Baird ministry
SuccessorSecond Berejiklian ministry

The First Berejiklian ministry was the 96th ministry of the Government of New South Wales, and was led by Gladys Berejiklian, the state's 45th Premier.

The LiberalNational coalition ministry was formed on 23 January 2017, immediately following the resignation of the previous Premier, Mike Baird. Berejiklian and Nationals leader, John Barilaro, were sworn in at Government House, Sydney by Governor David Hurley on the same day.[1][2][3]

On 29 January, Premier Berejiklian announced a reorganisation of the ministry, with the full ministry sworn in by the Governor on 30 January 2017.[4][5][6][7]

The ministry covered the period from 23 January 2017 until 23 March 2019 when the 2019 state election was held, resulting in the re-election of the Coalition; with Berejiklian as leader and the Second Berejiklian ministry being formed.[8][9]

Composition of ministry

Portfolio Minister Party Term start Term end Term in office
Premier Gladys Berejiklian   Liberal 23 January 2017 23 March 2019 2 years, 59 days
Deputy Premier John Barilaro   National
Minister for Regional New South Wales
Minister for Skills
Minister for Small Business
Treasurer Dominic Perrottet   Liberal 30 January 2017 2 years, 52 days
Minister for Industrial Relations
Minister for Primary Industries Niall Blair MLC   National
Minister for Regional Water
Minister for Trade and Industry
Minister for Resources Don Harwin MLC   Liberal
Minister for Energy and Utilities
Minister for the Arts
Vice-President of the Executive Council
Leader of the Government in the Legislative Council
Minister for Planning Anthony Roberts
Minister for Housing
Special Minister of State
Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Andrew Constance
Minister for Health Brad Hazzard
Minister for Medical Research
Minister for Education Rob Stokes
Attorney General Mark Speakman
Minister for Police Troy Grant   National
Minister for Emergency Services
Minister for Finance, Services and Property Victor Dominello   Liberal
Minister for Family and Community Services Pru Goward
Minister for Social Housing
Minister for Prevention of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
Minister for Lands and Forestry Paul Toole   National
Minister for Racing
Minister for Counter Terrorism David Elliott   Liberal
Minister for Corrections
Minister for Veterans Affairs
Minister for the Environment Gabrielle Upton
Minister for Local Government
Minister for Heritage
Minister for Western Sydney Stuart Ayres
Minister for WestConnex
Minister for Sport
Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight Melinda Pavey   National
Minister for Innovation and Better Regulation Matt Kean   Liberal
Minister for Tourism and Major Events Adam Marshall   National
Assistant Minister for Skills
Minister for Mental Health Tanya Davies   Liberal
Minister for Women
Minister for Ageing
Minister for Early Childhood Education Sarah Mitchell MLC   National
Minister for Aboriginal Affairs
Assistant Minister for Education
Minister for Multiculturalism Ray Williams   Liberal
Minister for Disability Services

  Ministers are members of the Legislative Assembly unless otherwise noted.

See also


  1. ^ "Swearing-In of The Honourable Gladys Berejiklian MP, the 45th Premier of New South Wales, and The Honourable John Barilaro MP, Deputy Premier". Vice Regal Program. Governor of New South Wales. 23 January 2017. Archived from the original on 2 February 2017. Retrieved 27 January 2017.
  2. ^ "Ministers". Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 27 January 2017.
  3. ^ Clennell, Andrew (26 January 2017). "Premier Gladys Berejiklian plans major reshuffle for cabinet". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 27 January 2017.
  4. ^ Vukovic, Dom; Gerathy, Sarah; McDonald, Philippa (29 January 2017). "NSW Cabinet reshuffle: Premier Gladys Berejiklian announces big changes to front bench". ABC News. Australia. Retrieved 29 January 2017.
  5. ^ "NSW reshuffle: Gladys Berejiklian axes Adrian Piccoli and Duncan Gay from cabinet". The Guardian. Australia. 29 January 2017. Retrieved 29 January 2017.
  6. ^ Robertson, James (28 January 2017). "Anthony Roberts, Brad Hazzard take key roles in Gladys Berejiklian reshuffle". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 29 January 2017.
  7. ^ "Refreshed NSW cabinet sworn in". Sky News. Australia. AAP. 30 January 2017. Archived from the original on 30 June 2021. Retrieved 30 January 2017.
  8. ^ "Part 6 Ministries since 1856" (PDF). NSW Parliamentary Record. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 5 May 2022.
  9. ^ "Former Members". Members of Parliament. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 16 November 2020.
Preceded bySecond Baird ministry First Berejiklian ministry 2017–2019 Succeeded bySecond Berejiklian ministry
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