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Fahey–Murray ministry (1992)

First Fahey–Murray ministry
82nd Cabinet of Government of New South Wales
Date formed24 June 1992 (1992-06-24)
Date dissolved3 July 1992 (1992-07-03)
People and organisations
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
GovernorPeter Sinclair
PremierJohn Fahey
Deputy PremierWal Murray
No. of ministers17
Member partyLiberalNational coalition
Status in legislatureMinority Coalition Government
Opposition partiesLabor
Opposition leaderBob Carr
Outgoing formation
PredecessorSecond Greiner–Murray ministry
SuccessorSecond Fahey ministry

The Fahey–Murray ministry (1992) or First Fahey–Murray ministry or First Fahey ministry was the 82nd ministry of the New South Wales Government, and was led by the 38th Premier of New South Wales, John Fahey, representing the Liberal Party in coalition with the National Party, led by Wal Murray.

Composition of ministry

The term of this ministry is just nine days, from 24 June 1992, when Fahey was elected to succeed Nick Greiner as Leader of the New South Wales Liberal Party and hence became Premier; until 3 July 1992, when Fahey reconstituted the ministry. Ministers are listed in order of seniority.[1][2]

Portfolio Minister Party Term commence Term end Term of office
Premier John Fahey   Liberal 24 June 1992 3 July 1992 9 days
Minister for Industrial Relations[a]
Minister for Further Education, Training and Employment
Minister for Ethnic Affairs
Deputy Premier Wal Murray[a]   National
Minister for Public Works
Minister for Roads
Minister for Transport[a] Bruce Baird   Liberal
Minister for the Environment
Attorney General Peter Collins[a]
Minister for Consumer Affairs
Minister for the Arts
Minister for Agriculture and Rural Affairs Ian Armstrong[a]   National
Minister for Housing Joe Schipp[a]   Liberal
Minister for Conservation and Land Management Garry West[a]   National
Minister for Police and Emergency Services Ted Pickering, MLC[a]   Liberal
Vice-President of the Executive Council
Leader of the Government in Legislative Council
Minister for School Education and Youth Affairs Virginia Chadwick, MLC[a]
Minister for Local Government Gerry Peacocke[a]   National
Minister for Cooperatives
Minister for Natural Resources Ian Causley
Minister for Planning[a] Robert Webster, MLC
Minister for Energy[a]
Minister for State Development
Minister for Tourism
Minister for Health and Community Services John Hannaford, MLC   Liberal
Minister for Health Services Management Ron Phillips[a]
Minister for Justice Terry Griffiths[a]
Minister for Sport, Recreation and Racing George Souris[a]   National
Minister Assisting the Premier
Chief Secretary Anne Cohen[a]   Liberal
Minister for Administrative Services

  Ministers are members of the Legislative Assembly unless otherwise noted.

See also


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p Retained portfolio from the second Greiner ministry.


  1. ^ "Part 6 Ministries since 1856" (PDF). NSW Parliamentary Record. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 18 March 2022.
  2. ^ "Former Members". Members of Parliament. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 16 November 2020.


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