Giddings Ministry

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The Giddings Ministry was a Cabinet of Tasmania, and was formed on 24 January 2011. Until 17 January 2014, the Cabinet contained two members of the Tasmanian Greens (highlighted in green) the remainder being from the ALP (highlighted in grey). On 31 March 2014, the ministry was succeeded by the Hodgman Ministry after the Labor Party's defeat at the 2014 state election

First Giddings Ministry[edit]

Office Minister

Premier
Treasurer
Minister for the Arts

Lara Giddings, MP

Deputy Premier
Minister for Primary Industries and Water
Minister for Energy and Resources
Minister for Local Government
Minister for Planning
Minister for Racing
Minister for Veteran's Affairs

Bryan Green, MP

Attorney-General
Minister for Justice

David Bartlett, MP

Minister for Corrections and Consumer Protection
Minister for Climate Change
Minister for Sustainable Transport and Alternative Energy
Minister for Aboriginal Affairs

Nick McKim, MP

Minister for Infrastructure
Minister for Economic Development
Minister for Workplace Relations
Minister for Innovation, Science and Technology

David O'Byrne, MP

Minister for Health
Minister for Tourism

Michelle O'Byrne, MP

Minister for Human Services
Minister for Community Development
Secretary to Cabinet

Cassy O'Connor, MP

Minister for Education and Skills
Minister for Children
Minister for Police and Emergency Management

Lin Thorp, MLC

Minister for Environment, Parks and Heritage
Minister for Sport and Recreation
Minister for Hospitality

Brian Wightman, MP

Leader of Government Business in the Legislative Council

Doug Parkinson, MLC

Second Giddings Ministry[edit]

The first reshuffle of the Cabinet took place on 13 May 2011, prompted by the resignation from Cabinet of the former Premier David Bartlett, and the defeat of Lin Thorp in the Legislative Council election.[1]

Office Minister

Premier
Treasurer
Minister for the Arts

Lara Giddings, MP

Deputy Premier
Minister for Primary Industries and Water
Minister for Energy and Resources
Minister for Local Government
Minister for Planning
Minister for Racing

Bryan Green, MP

Minister for Tourism
Minister for Hospitality
Minister for Veterans' Affairs

Scott Bacon, MP

Minister for Education and Skills
Minister for Corrections and Consumer Protection
Minister for Sustainable Transport and Alternative Energy

Nick McKim, MP

Minister for Infrastructure
Minister for Economic Development
Minister for Science, Innovation and Technology
Minister for Police and Emergency Management
Minister for Workplace Relations

David O'Byrne, MP

Minister for Health
Minister for Children
Minister for Sport and Recreation
Leader of Government Business

Michelle O'Byrne, MP

Minister for Human Services
Minister for Community Development
Minister for Climate Change
Minister for Aboriginal Affairs

Cassy O'Connor, MP

Attorney-General
Minister for Justice
Minister for Environment, Parks and Heritage

Brian Wightman, MP

Leader of Government Business in the Legislative Council

Craig Farrell, MLC

Third Giddings Ministry[edit]

On 16 January 2014, Premier Lara Giddings announced that the power sharing arrangement with the Tasmanian Greens was over, and that ministers Nick McKim and Cassy O'Connor would be replaced by Labor MPs, effective 17 January. She said that the ALP would not govern with Greens in the cabinet in future.[2]

Office Minister

Premier
Treasurer
Minister for the Arts
Minister for Community Development
Minister for Climate Change
Minister for Aboriginal Affairs

Lara Giddings, MP

Deputy Premier
Minister for Primary Industries and Water
Minister for Energy and Resources
Minister for Local Government
Minister for Planning
Minister for Racing

Bryan Green, MP

Minister for Tourism
Minister for Hospitality
Minister for Veterans' Affairs
Minister for Finance

Scott Bacon, MP

Minister for Economic Development
Minister for Infrastructure
Minister for Science, Innovation and Technology
Minister for Police and Emergency Management
Minister for Workplace Relations

David O'Byrne, MP

Minister for Health
Minister for Children
Minister for Sport and Recreation
Leader of Government Business

Michelle O'Byrne, MP

Minister for Human Services

Rebecca White, MP

Attorney-General
Minister for Justice
Minister for Environment, Parks and Heritage
Minister for Education and Skills

Brian Wightman, MP

Leader of Government Business in the Legislative Council
Minister for Corrections and Consumer Protection
Minister for Sustainable Transport

Craig Farrell, MLC

References[edit]

  1. ^ McKay, Danielle: Bacon joins Cabinet, The Mercury, 12 May 2011.
  2. ^ "Giddings removes Greens from Tasmanian Cabinet". Radio National. 17 January 2014. Retrieved 18 January 2014. 

External links[edit]

Parliament of Tasmania
Preceded by
Bartlett Ministry
Cabinet of Tasmania
2011–2014
Succeeded by
Hodgman Ministry