New South Wales Department of the Arts, Sport and Recreation

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The New South Wales Department of the Arts, Sport and Recreation is a former department of the Government of New South Wales and was previously responsible for a number of cultural and sporting institutions. The Department was formed in February 2006 from the New South Wales Department of Gaming and Racing and the New South Wales Ministry of the Arts and parts of the New South Wales Department of Tourism, Sport and Recreation and was dissolved in 2009. Its former Director General was Carol Mills.

Previous agencies under management[edit]

The following agencies formed the Department:

Previous Ministers[edit]

Ministers for Arts and Heritage[edit]

Responsibility for Arts/Culture was devolved into the Premier's Department (1976-1984). The only holders of the Ministry of Heritage were Bob Carr, devolved back into arts portfolio following 1988 election, and then resurrected in 2011 with the appointment of Robyn Parker.

Ministers for Sport and Recreation[edit]

Ministers for Racing and Major Events[edit]

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