First Collier Ministry

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The First Collier Ministry was the 16th Ministry of the Government of Western Australia and was led by Labor Premier Philip Collier. It succeeded the First Mitchell Ministry on 16 April 1924, following the defeat of the Nationalist government at the 1924 election on 22 March.

The ministry was followed by the Second Mitchell Ministry on 23 April 1930 after the Labor Party lost government at the state election held on 26 March.

First Ministry[edit]

The following ministers served until the reconstitution of the Ministry on 30 April 1927, following the 1927 state election:

Office Minister

Premier
Colonial Treasurer
Minister for Forests

Philip Collier, MLA

Minister for Lands
Minister for Immigration

William Angwin, MLA

Minister for Mines
Minister for Agriculture

Michael Troy, MLA

Minister for Railways
Minister for Justice

John Willcock, MLA

Minister for Works

Alick McCallum, MLA

Chief Secretary
Minister for Education

John Drew, MLC
Minister without portfolio James Hickey, MLC
James Cunningham, MLA

Second Ministry[edit]

The following ministers served from their appointment on 30 April 1927 until the end of the Ministry on 23 April 1930, following the 1930 state election:

Office Minister

Premier
Colonial Treasurer
Minister for Forests

Philip Collier, MLA

Minister for Railways
Minister for Justice

John Willcock, MLA

Minister for Lands
Minister for Immigration

Michael Troy, MLA

Minister for Mines
Minister for Health

Selby Munsie, MLA

Minister for Agriculture

Harry Millington, MLA
(from 15 December 1927)

Minister for Works

Alick McCallum, MLA

Chief Secretary
Minister for Education

John Drew, MLC

Minister for Goldfields Water Supply

James Cunningham, MLA
(from 15 December 1927)
Minister without portfolio James Hickey, MLC (until 21 May 1928)
William Kitson, MLC (from 25 June 1928)
Harry Millington, MLA (until 15 December 1927)
James Cunningham, MLA (until 15 December 1927)

References[edit]

Preceded by
First Mitchell Ministry
First Collier Ministry
1924–1930
Succeeded by
Second Mitchell Ministry