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Berejiklian ministry (2019–2021)

Second Berejiklian ministry
97th Cabinet of New South Wales
Gladys Berejiklian
John Barilaro
Date formed2 April 2019 (2019-04-02)
Date dissolved5 October 2021 (2021-10-05)
People and organisations
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
Governor
PremierGladys Berejiklian
Deputy PremierJohn Barilaro
Total no. of members24
Member partyLiberalNational Coalition
Status in legislatureMajority Coalition Government (until May 2021)
Minority Coalition Government (May-October 2021[1])
Opposition partyLabor
Opposition leaderChris Minns
History
Election(s)2019 state election
PredecessorFirst Berejiklian ministry
SuccessorFirst Perrottet ministry

The Second Berejiklian ministry was the 97th ministry of the Government of New South Wales, and was led by Gladys Berejiklian, the state's 45th Premier. It was the second and subsequent of two occasions that Berejiklian served as Premier.

The LiberalNational coalition ministry was formed following the 2019 state election where the Berejikilian government was re-elected. The ministry was sworn in by the Governor David Hurley on 2 April 2019.[2][3][4] On 1 October 2021, Berejiklian announced that she would be resigning from the post as well as from the Parliament.[5] She was replaced by treasurer Dominic Perrottet as Premier on 5 October 2021.

Composition of ministry

Portfolio Minister Party Term start Term end Term in office
Premier Gladys Berejiklian[a]   Liberal 2 April 2019 5 October 2021 2 years, 186 days
Deputy Premier John Barilaro   National
Minister for Regional New South Wales, Industry and Trade
Treasurer Dominic Perrottet   Liberal
Minister for Regional Transport and Roads Paul Toole   National
Special Minister of State Don Harwin MLC[a]   Liberal
  3 July 2020 5 October 2021 1 year, 94 days
Minister for the Public Service and Employee Relations,
Aboriginal Affairs, and the Arts
2 April 2019 5 October 2021 2 years, 186 days
Gladys Berejiklian (acting)[a] 15 April 2020 3 July 2020 79 days
Don Harwin MLC[a] 3 July 2020 5 October 2021 1 year, 94 days
Vice-President of the Executive Council
Leader of Government Business in the Legislative Council
2 April 2019 5 October 2021 2 years, 186 days
Damien Tudehope MLC[a] 15 April 2020 3 July 2020 79 days
Don Harwin MLC[a] 3 July 2020 5 October 2021 1 year, 94 days
Minister for Transport and Roads Andrew Constance 2 April 2019 5 October 2021 2 years, 186 days
Minister for Health and Medical Research Brad Hazzard
Minister for Planning and Public Spaces Rob Stokes
Attorney General Mark Speakman SC
Minister for the Prevention of Domestic Violence 27 May 2021 2 years, 55 days
Minister for Prevention of Domestic and Sexual Violence 27 May 2021 5 October 2021 131 days
Minister for Customer Service Victor Dominello 2 April 2019 2 years, 186 days
Minister for Digital 31 March 2021 188 days
Minister for Education and Early Childhood Learning Sarah Mitchell MLC   National 2 April 2019 2 years, 186 days
Minister for Police and Emergency Services David Elliott   Liberal
Minister for Water, Property and Housing Melinda Pavey   National
Minister for Jobs, Investment, Tourism and Western Sydney Stuart Ayres   Liberal
Minister for Energy and Environment Matt Kean
Minister for Agriculture and Western New South Wales Adam Marshall   National
Minister for Counter Terrorism and Corrections Anthony Roberts   Liberal
Minister for Local Government Shelley Hancock
Minister for Better Regulation and Innovation Kevin Anderson   National
Minister for Skills and Tertiary Education Geoff Lee[b]   Liberal
Minister for Sport, Multiculturalism, Seniors and Veterans John Sidoti[b] 3 March 2021 1 year, 335 days
Natalie Ward MLC[c] 27 May 2021 5 October 2021 131 days
Minister for Mental Health, Regional Youth and Women Bronnie Taylor MLC   National 2 April 2019 2 years, 186 days
Minister for Families, Communities and Disability Services Gareth Ward[c]   Liberal 14 May 2021 2 years, 42 days
Alister Henskens[c] 27 May 2021 5 October 2021 131 days
Minister for Finance and Small Business Damien Tudehope MLC[a] 2 April 2019 2 years, 186 days

  Ministers are members of the Legislative Assembly unless otherwise noted.

On 10 September 2020, the Nationals announced that they were moving to the crossbench over disagreements with the Liberal Party surrounding koala habitat protection legislation. However, the Nationals still maintained ministerial portfolios.[14] The decision was reversed the following day.

See also

  • "Government Notices (80)" (PDF). Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales. 15 April 2020. p. 1324.
  • "Parliament, Ministerial, Courts and Police (92)" (PDF). Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales. 5 March 2021.
  • "Parliament, Ministerial, Courts and Police (230)" (PDF). Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales. 28 May 2021.

Notes

  1. ^ a b c d e f g On 10 April 2020, Don Harwin resigned as Minister for the Public Service and Employee Relations, Aboriginal Affairs, and the Arts and Leader of the Government in the Legislative Council, effective 15 April 2020, after defying the ban on non-essential travel in NSW due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Australia.[6] Berejiklian took over as acting arts minister, and Damien Tudehope took over as Vice-President of the Executive Council and Leader of the Government in the Legislative Council. Harwin's portfolios were fully reinstated on 3 July 2020.[7] Tudehope was then appointed as Leader of the House in the Legislative Council.[8]
  2. ^ a b On 17 September 2019, John Sidoti stood down from his ministerial duties pending a potential investigation by the Independent Commission Against Corruption into his property dealings.[9] Minister Geoff Lee took over as acting Minister for Sport, Multiculturalism, Seniors and Veterans. Sidoti officially resigned on 3 March 2021 and Lee continued as acting minister until May 2021.[10]
  3. ^ a b c On 14 May 2021, Gareth Ward resigned as minister after identifying himself as the state subject to an inquiry by the child abuse and sex crimes squad of the New South Wales Police Force.[11][1] Attorney General Mark Speakman took over as acting Minister for Families, Communities and Disability Services.[12] On 27 May 2021, it was announced that Natalie Ward and Alister Henskens were newly appointed as ministers to take over Sidoti and Gareth Ward's portfolios respectively.[13]

References

  1. ^ a b Cormack, Alexandra Smith, Lucy (17 May 2021). "Liberals will wait for byelection before counselling Gareth Ward on political future". The Sydney Morning Herald.((cite web)): CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  2. ^ "Government Notices (30)" (PDF). Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales. 2 April 2019. p. 1088-1090. Retrieved 3 April 2019.
  3. ^ "Premier announces new Cabinet" (Press release). Premier of New South Wales. 31 March 2019. Archived from the original on 10 March 2020. Retrieved 3 April 2019.
  4. ^ Han, Sophie (2 April 2019). "Berejiklian's new massive cabinet sworn in amid peals of laughter". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 3 April 2019.
  5. ^ "Gladys Berejiklian RESIGNS as NSW Premier: 'I had no option'". au.news.yahoo.com. Retrieved 1 October 2021.
  6. ^ "NSW Arts Minister Don Harwin resigns after visiting holiday home in breach of coronavirus lockdown rules". ABC News. Australia. 9 April 2020. Retrieved 9 April 2020.
  7. ^ "NSW Police boss hits back after former Arts minister Don Harwin gets off coronavirus fine". ABC News. 3 July 2020. Retrieved 7 July 2020.
  8. ^ "Statement on Don Harwin". NSW Government. 3 July 2020. Retrieved 14 July 2020.
  9. ^ "John Sidoti steps down pending ICAC probe into property deal". ABC News. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 17 September 2019. Retrieved 17 September 2019.
  10. ^ Smith, Alexandra (3 March 2021). "John Sidoti resigns from cabinet after ICAC launches public hearing". The Sydney Morning Herald.
  11. ^ Rabe, Alexandra Smith, Tom (13 May 2021). "NSW Minister Gareth Ward investigated by NSW Police over sexual violence allegations". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 13 May 2021.((cite web)): CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  12. ^ "Parliament, Ministerial, Courts and Police (207)" (PDF). Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales. 14 May 2021. Retrieved 27 May 2021.
  13. ^ "Berejiklian fills cabinet vacancies after ministers forced to quit". Sydney Morning Herald. 27 May 2021. Retrieved 27 May 2021.
  14. ^ Smith, Alexandra (10 September 2020). "Coalition crisis over koala war: Nationals 'on crossbench' until demands are met". Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 10 September 2020.
Preceded byFirst Berejiklian ministry Second Berejiklian ministry 2019–2021 Succeeded byFirst Perrottet ministry
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