Tenth Menzies Ministry

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The Tenth Menzies Ministry was the forty-first Australian Commonwealth ministry, and ran from 18 December 1963 to 21 January 1966.[1]

Liberal Party of AustraliaAustralian Country Party Coalition

Cabinet[edit]

  • Rt Hon Sir Robert Menzies, KT CH QC MP: Prime Minister
  • Rt Hon John McEwen, MP: Minister for Trade and Industry (CP)
  • Rt Hon Harold Holt, MP: Treasurer
  • Senator Hon Bill Spooner: Minister for National Development, Vice-President of the Executive Council (to 10 June 1964)
  • Hon Paul Hasluck, MP: Minister for Defence (to 24 April 1964). Minister for External Affairs (from 24 April 1964).
  • Hon William McMahon, MP: Minister for Labour and National Service. Vice-President of the Executive Council (from 10 June 1964)
  • Hon Sir Garfield Barwick, QC MP: Attorney-General (to 4 March 1964). Minister for External Affairs (to 24 April 1964)
  • Hon Charles Adermann, MP: Minister for Primary Industry (CP)
  • Senator Hon Shane Paltridge: Minister for Civil Aviation (to 10 June 1964). Minister for Defence (24 April 1964 to 19 January 1966)
  • Senator Hon Harrie Wade: Minister for Health (to 18 November 1964) (CP)
  • Hon Allen Fairhall, MP: Minister for Supply
  • Senator Hon Denham Henty: Minister for Customs and Excise (to 10 June 1964). Minister for Civil Aviation (from 10 June 1964)
  • Hon Alan Hulme, MP: Postmaster-General (in Cabinet from 13 June 1964)
  • Hon David Fairbairn, MP: Minister for Air (to 10 June 1964). Minister for National Development (from 10 June 1964) (in Cabinet from 13 June 1964)
  • Hon Charles Barnes, MP: Minister for Territories (in Cabinet from 13 August 1965) (CP)

Junior ministry[edit]

  • Hon Hugh Roberton, MP: Minister for Social Services (to 21 January 1965 (CP)
  • Hon Gordon Freeth, MP: Minister for Shipping and Transport
  • Senator Hon John Gorton: Minister for Works. Minister for the Interior (to 4 March 1964). Minister in charge of Commonwealth Activities in Education and Research under the Prime Minister
  • Hon Hubert Opperman, OBE MP: Minister for Immigration
  • Hon Reginald Swartz, MBE (Mil) MP: Minister for Repatriation (to 22 December 1964). Minister for Health (from 21 November 1964) Minister for Social Services (21 January 1965 to 22 February 1965)
  • Hon Les Bury, MP: Minister for Housing
  • Hon Dr Jim Forbes, MP: Minister for the Army, Minister assisting the Treasurer. Minister for the Navy (to 4 March 1964)
  • Hon Doug Anthony, MP: Minister for the Interior (from 4 March 1964) (CP)
  • Hon Fred Chaney, MP: Minister for the Navy (from 4 March 1964)
  • Hon Billy Snedden, QC MP: Attorney-General (from 4 March 1964)
  • Senator Hon Ken Anderson: Minister for Customs and Excise (from 10 June 1964)
  • Hon Peter Howson, MP: Minister for Air (from 10 June 1964)
  • Senator Hon Colin McKellar: Minister for Repatriation (from 22 December 1964) (CP)
  • Hon Ian Sinclair, MP: Minister for Social Services (from 22 February 1965) (CP)

Notes[edit]

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