Fourth Hawke Ministry

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The Fourth Hawke Ministry was the fifty-eighth Australian Commonwealth ministry, and held office from 4 April 1990 to 20 December 1991.[1]

Australian Labor Party

Cabinet[edit]

  • Hon Bob Hawke, AC MP: Prime Minister. Treasurer (3 June 1991 to 4 June 1991)
  • Hon Paul Keating, MP: Deputy Prime Minister, Treasurer, Minister assisting the Prime Minister for Commonwealth-State Relations (to 3 June 1991)
  • Senator Hon John Button: Minister for Industry, Technology and Commerce
  • Senator Hon Gareth Evans, QC: Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade
  • Hon Dr Neal Blewett, MP: Minister for Trade Negotiations (to 1 February 1991). Minister for Trade and Overseas Development (from 1 February 1991). Minister assisting the Minister for Industry, Technology and Commerce, Minister assisting the Minister for Primary Industries and Energy
  • Hon Ralph Willis, MP: Minister for Finance (to 9 December 1991). Treasurer (from 9 December 1991)
  • Hon Michael Duffy, MP: Attorney-General
  • Hon John Dawkins, MP: Minister for Employment, Education and Training
  • Hon Kim Beazley, MP: Minister for Transport and Communications (to 9 December 1991). Minister for Finance (from 9 December 1991). Vice-President of the Executive Council (to 1 February 1991)
  • Hon John Kerin, MP: Minister for Primary Industries and Energy (to 4 June 1991). Treasurer (4 June 1991 to 9 December 1991). Minister for Transport and Communications (from 9 December 1991)
  • Hon Brian Howe, MP: Minister for Community Services and Health (to 7 June 1991). Deputy Prime Minister (from 3 June 1991). Minister for Health, Housing and Community Services (from 7 June 1991). Minister assisting the Prime Minister for Social Justice. Minister assisting the Prime Minister for Commonwealth-State Relations (from 3 June 1991)
  • Senator Hon Graham Richardson: Minister for Social Security. Vice-President of the Executive Council (from 1 February 1991)
  • Senator Hon Robert Ray: Minister for Defence
  • Hon Gerry Hand, MP: Minister for Immigration, Local Government and Ethnic Affairs, Minister assisting the Prime Minister for Multicultural Affairs
  • Hon Ros Kelly, MP: Minister for the Arts, Sport, the Environment, Tourism and Territories
  • Senator Hon Peter Cook: Minister for Industrial Relations, Minister assisting the Prime Minister for Public Service Matters
  • Senator Hon Nick Bolkus: Minister for Administrative Services
  • Hon Simon Crean, MP: Minister for Primary Industries and Energy (from 4 June 1991) (in Cabinet from 4 June 1991)

Outer ministry[edit]

  • Senator Hon Michael Tate: Minister for Justice and Consumer Affairs
  • Hon Ben Humphreys, MP: Minister for Veterans' Affairs
  • Hon Peter Staples, MP: Minister for Housing and Aged Care (to 7 May 1990). Minister for Aged, Family and Health Services (from 7 May 1990)
  • Hon Bob Brown, MP: Minister for Land Transport
  • Hon David Simmons, MP: Minister for Arts, Tourism and Territories
  • Hon Peter Baldwin, MP: Minister for Employment and Education Services (to 7 May 1990). Minister for Higher Education and Employment Services (from 7 May 1990)
  • Hon David Beddall, MP: Minister for Small Business and Customs
  • Hon Gordon Bilney, MP: Minister for Defence Science and Personnel
  • Senator Hon Bob Collins: Minister for Shipping (to 7 May 1990). Minister for Shipping and Aviation Support (from 7 May 1990). Minister assisting the Prime Minister for Northern Australia
  • Hon Simon Crean, MP: Minister for Science and Technology, Minister assisting the Prime Minister for Science, Minister assisting the Treasurer (to 4 June 1991) (see Cabinet)
  • Hon Wendy Fatin, MP: Minister for Local Government, Minister assisting the Prime Minister for the Status of Women
  • Hon Alan Griffiths, MP: Minister for Resources
  • Hon Robert Tickner, MP: Minister for Aboriginal Affairs (to 19 December 1991). Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs (from 19 December 1991)
  • Hon Ross Free, MP: Minister for Science and Technology, Minister assisting the Prime Minister for Science, Minister assisting the Treasurer (from 4 June 1991)

Parliamentary Secretaries[edit]

  • Hon Ross Free, MP: Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister (to 4 June 1991) (see Ministry)
  • Senator Hon Bob McMullan: Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer
  • Hon Con Sciacca, MP: Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Social Security
  • Hon Warren Snowdon, MP: Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Transport and Communications
  • Hon Roger Price, MP: Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister (from 4 June 1991)

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

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