First Bruce Ministry

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The ministry meets in Canberra for the first time, at Yarralumla House, on 30 January 1924.

The First Bruce Ministry was the seventeenth Australian Commonwealth ministry, and ran from 9 February 1923 to 14 November 1925.[1]

Nationalist Party of AustraliaAustralian Country Party Coalition

  • Rt Hon Stanley Bruce, MP: Prime Minister, Minister for External Affairs (Nat)
  • Hon Dr Earle Page, MP: Treasurer (CP)
  • Senator Rt Hon George Pearce: Minister for Home and Territories
  • Hon Littleton Groom, KC MP: Attorney-General. Minister for Trade and Customs (29 May 1924 to 13 June 1924), Minister for Health (29 May 1924 to 13 June 1924) (Nat)
  • Hon William Gibson, MP: Postmaster-General (CP)
  • Hon Austin Chapman, MP: Minister for Trade and Customs (to 26 May 1924), Minister for Health (to 26 May 1924) (Nat)
  • Hon Percy Stewart, MP: Minister for Works and Railways (to 8 August 1924) (CP)
  • Hon Eric Bowden, MP: Minister for Defence (to 16 January 1925) (Nat)
  • Hon Llewellyn Atkinson, MP: Vice-President of the Executive Council (CP)
  • Senator Hon Victor Wilson: Honorary Minister (to 16 January 1925), Minister for Markets and Migration (from 16 January 1925) (Nat)
  • Senator Hon Thomas Crawford: Honorary Minister (from 14 February 1923) (Nat)
  • Hon Herbert Pratten, MP: Minister for Trade and Customs (from 13 June 1924), Minister for Health (13 June 1924 to 16 January 1925) (Nat)
  • Hon William Hill, MP: Minister for Works and Railways (from 8 August 1924) (CP)
  • Hon Sir Neville Howse, VC, KCMG, MP: Minister for Defence (from 16 January 1925), Minister for Health (from 16 January 1925) (Nat)

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Ministries and Cabinets". Parliamentary Handbook. Parliament of Australia. Retrieved 17 September 2010.