Minister for Transport (New South Wales)

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Minister for Transport
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Incumbent
Gladys Berejiklian

since 3 April 2011
Style The Honourable
Appointer Governor of New South Wales
Inaugural holder James McGirr
Formation 22 March 1932

The New South Wales Minister for Transport has responsibilities which includes bus and ferry policy, contracting and regulation, rail policy, fares and concessions, and taxi and hire car policy and regulation. It also coordinates funding arrangements for transport operators, including hundreds of local and community transport operators.

The current Minister for Transport is Gladys Berejiklian. She administers her portfolio through Transport for New South Wales.

List of Ministers[edit]

The portfolio of Minister for Transport was created under Act No. 3, 1932.[1]

Ministers for Transport[edit]

The following individuals have been appointed as Ministers of Transport, or similar titles.[1]

Minister Party affiliation Period Title
James McGirr Australian Labor Party 22 March 1932 – 13 May 1932 Minister for Transport
Michael Bruxner Country Party of Australia 16 May 1932 – 16 May 1941
Maurice O'Sullivan Australian Labor Party 16 May 1941 – 30 June 1950
William Sheahan 30 June 1950 – 23 February 1953
Clarrie Martin 23 February 1953 – 5 September 1953
Joseph Cahill 7 September 1953 – 16 September 1953
Ernest Wetherell 16 September 1953 – 15 March 1956
George Enticknap 15 March 1956 – 31 May 1960
John McMahon 31 May 1960 – 13 May 1965
Milton Morris Liberal Party of Australia 13 May 1965 – 3 January 1975
Wallace Fife 3 January 1975 – 10 October 1975
Max Ruddock 10 October 1975 – 23 January 1976
Tim Bruxner National Country Party 23 January 1976 – 14 May 1976
Peter Cox Australian Labor Party 14 May 1976 – 5 April 1984
Barrie Unsworth 5 April 1984 – 6 February 1986
Ron Mulock 6 February 1986 – 26 November 1987
Terry Sheahan 26 November 1987 – 21 March 1988
Bruce Baird Liberal Party of Australia 25 March 1988 – 4 April 1995
Brian Langton Australian Labor Party 4 April 1995 – 1 December 1997
Carl Scully 1 December 1997 – 2 April 2003
Michael Costa 2 April 2003 – 21 January 2005 Minister for Transport Services
John Watkins 21 January 2005 – 8 December 2009 Minister for Transport
David Campbell 8 September 2008 – 14 September 2009
8 December 2009 – 20 May 2010 Minister for Transport and Roads
John Robertson 21 May 2010 – 28 March 2011 Minister for Transport
Gladys Berejiklian Liberal Party of Australia 4 April 2011 – present

Ministers for Roads[edit]

The following individuals have been appointed as Ministers with responsibility for roads.[1]

Minister Party affiliation Period Title
Jack Renshaw Labor 15 March 1956 – 28 October 1959 Minister for Highways
Pat Hills 28 October 1959 – 13 May 1965
Pat Morton Liberal 13 May 1965 – 19 June 1972
Sir Charles Cutler Country Party 19 June 1972 – 3 January 1975
Wal Fife Liberal 3 January 1975 – 10 October 1975
Max Ruddock 10 October 1975 – 23 January 1976
Tim Bruxner Country Party 23 January 1976 – 14 May 1976
Peter Cox Labor 14 May 1976 – 19 October 1978
Harry Jensen 19 October 1978 – 2 October 1981 Minister for Roads
Paul Whelan 2 October 1981 – 1 February 1983
Rex Jackson 1 February 1983 – 27 October 1983
Laurie Brereton 27 October 1983 – 10 November 1983
George Paciullo 10 November 1983 – 10 February 1984
Pat Hills 10 February 1984 – 5 April 1984
Laurie Brereton 5 April 1984 – 26 November 1987
Office not in use N/A N/A N/A
Wal Murray Nationals 24 July 1990 – 26 May 1993 Minister for Roads
Bruce Baird Liberal 26 May 1993 – 4 April 1995
Michael Knight Labor 4 April 1995 – 28 November 1996
Carl Scully 28 November 1996 – 21 January 2005
Michael Costa 21 January 2005 – 3 August 2005
Joe Tripodi 3 August 2005 – 17 February 2006
Eric Roozendaal 2 April 2007 – 8 September 2008
Michael Daley 8 September 2008 – 14 September 2009
David Campbell 8 December 2009 – 20 May 2010 Minister for Transport and Roads
David Borger 21 May 2010 – 28 March 2011 Minister for Roads
Duncan Gay Nationals 4 April 2011 – 23 April 2014 Minister for Roads and Ports
23 April 2014 – present Minister for Roads and Freight

Ministers for Ports and Waterways[edit]

The following individuals have been appointed as Ministers with responsibility for ports and waterways.[1]

Minister Party affiliation Period Title
Leon Punch Nationals 3 January 1975 – 14 May 1976 Minister for Ports
Jack Ferguson Labor 14 May 1976 – 10 February 1984
Lin Gordon 10 February 1984 – 5 April 1984
Laurie Brereton 5 April 1984 – 26 November 1987 Minister for Public Works and Ports
Office not in use N/A N/A N/A
Ian Armstrong Nationals 26 May 1993 – 4 April 1995 Minister for Ports
Carl Scully Labor 4 April 1995 – 1 December 1997
Kim Yeadon 1 December 1997 – 8 April 1999
Office not in use N/A N/A N/A
Michael Costa Labor 21 January 2005 – 3 August 2005 Minister for Ports
3 August 2005 – 10 August 2005 Minister for Ports and Waterways
Eric Roozendaal 10 August 2005 – 17 February 2006
Joe Tripodi 17 February 2006 – 17 November 2009
Paul McLeay 8 December 2009 – 1 September 2010
Eric Roozendaal 6 September 2010 – 28 March 2011
Duncan Gay Nationals 4 April 2011 – 23 April 2014 Minister for Roads and Ports
23 April 2014 – present Minister for Roads and Freight

List of Assistant Ministers[edit]

The following individuals have been appointed as Assistant Ministers with responsibility for assisting or advising the Minister for Transport.[1] At various times this portfolio has been left vacant.

Minister Party affiliation Period Title
Arthur Bridges Liberal 13 May 1965 – 22 May 1968 Advisory Minister for Transport
Office not in use N/A N/A N/A
Terry Sheahan Labor 29 February 1980 – 2 October 1981 Assistant Minister for Transport
Office not in use N/A N/A N/A
Janice Crosio Labor 4 July 1986 – 21 March 1988 Assistant Minister for Transport
John Akister
Tim Moore Liberal 25 March 1988 – 18 September 1989
Matt Singleton Nationals 25 March 1988 – 24 January 1989
Robert Webster 24 January 1989 – 24 July 1990
Bob Rowland Smith 18 September 1989 – 24 May 1991
Office not in use N/A N/A N/A
Wendy Machin Nationals 26 May 1993 – 4 April 1995 Minister Assisting the Minister for Roads
6 October 1993 – 4 April 1995 Minister Assisting the Minister for Transport
Office not in use N/A N/A N/A
Eric Roozendaal Labor 26 October 2006 – 2 April 2007 Minister Assisting the Minister for Transport

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "NSW Parliamentary Record (11 August 1824 - November 2007)" (PDF). Legislative Council and Legislative Assembly (Parliament of New South Wales) VIII. November 2007. Retrieved 25 April 2014. 

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