Second Gorton Ministry

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The Second Gorton Ministry was the forty-sixth Australian Commonwealth ministry, and ran from 12 November 1969 to 10 March 1971.[1]

Liberal Party of AustraliaAustralian Country Party Coalition

Cabinet[edit]

  • Rt Hon John Gorton, MP: Prime Minister
  • Rt Hon John McEwen, MP: Deputy Prime Minister, Minister for Trade and Industry (CP) (to 5 February 1971) (CP)
  • Rt Hon William McMahon, MP: Minister for External Affairs (to 6 November 1970). Minister for Foreign Affairs (from 6 November 1970)
  • Rt Hon Doug Anthony, MP: Minister for Primary Industry (to 5 February 1971). Deputy Prime Minister, Minister for Trade and Industry (from 5 February 1971) (CP)
  • Hon Alan Hulme, MP: Postmaster-General. Vice-President of the Executive Council
  • Hon Leslie Bury, MP: Treasurer
  • Hon Ian Sinclair, MP: Minister for Shipping and Transport, Minister assisting the Minister for Trade and Industry (to 5 February 1971). Minister for Primary Industry (from 5 February 1971) (CP)
  • Senator Hon Ken Anderson: Minister for Supply
  • Hon Malcolm Fraser, MP: Minister for Defence (to 8 March 1971)
  • Hon Reginald Swartz, MBE (Mil) MP: Minister for National Development
  • Hon Billy Snedden, QC MP: Minister for Labour and National Service
  • Hon Nigel Bowen, QC MP: Minister for Education and Science
  • Hon Peter Nixon, MP: Minister for the Interior (to 5 February 1971). Minister for Shipping and Transport (from 5 February 1971) (CP)

Junior ministry[edit]

  • Hon Charles Barnes, MP: Minister for External Territories (CP)
  • Hon Dr James Forbes, MP: Minister for Health
  • Senator Hon Dame Annabelle Rankin, DBE: Minister for Housing
  • Hon Phillip Lynch, MP: Minister for Immigration, Minister assisting the Treasurer
  • Hon Bill Wentworth, MP: Minister for Social Services, Minister in charge of Aboriginal Affairs under the Prime Minister
  • Senator Hon Reg Wright: Minister for Works, Minister in charge of Tourist Activities
  • Hon Don Chipp, MP: Minister for Customs and Excise
  • Senator Hon Bob Cotton: Minister for Civil Aviation
  • Senator Hon Tom Drake-Brockman: Minister for Air (CP)
  • Hon Mac Holten, MP: Minister for Repatriation (CP)
  • Hon Tom Hughes, QC MP: Attorney-General
  • Hon James Killen: Minister for the Navy
  • Hon Andrew Peacock, MP: Minister for the Army, Minister assisting the Prime Minister
  • Hon Ralph Hunt, MP: Minister for the Interior (from 5 February 1971) (CP)

Notes[edit]

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