Fadden Ministry

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The Fadden Ministry was the twenty-ninth Australian Commonwealth ministry, and ran from 28 August 1941 to 7 October 1941.[1]

United Australia PartyAustralian Country Party Coalition

  • Rt Hon Arthur Fadden, MP: Prime Minister, Treasurer (CP)
  • Rt Hon Billy Hughes, KC MP: Attorney-General, Minister for the Navy (UAP)
  • Rt Hon Robert Menzies, KC MP: Minister for Defence Co-ordination (UAP)
  • Hon Percy Spender, KC MP: Minister for the Army (UAP)
  • Senator Hon George McLeay: Vice-President of the Executive Council, Minister for Supply and Development (UAP)
  • Hon John McEwen, MP: Minister for Air, Minister for Civil Aviation (CP)
  • Senator Hon Hattil Foll: Minister for the Interior, Minister for Information (UAP)
  • Rt Hon Sir Earle Page, GCMG MP: Minister for Commerce (CP)
  • Hon Sir Frederick Stewart, MP: Minister for External Affairs, Minister for Health, Minister for Social Services (UAP)
  • Senator Hon Philip McBride: Minister for Munitions (UAP)
  • Hon Eric Harrison, MP: Minister for Trade and Customs (UAP)
  • Hon Harold Holt, MP: Minister for Labour and National Service (UAP)
  • Senator Hon Herbert Collett: Minister for Repatriation (UAP)
  • Hon Thomas Collins, MP: Postmaster-General (CP)
  • Senator Hon John Leckie: Minister for Aircraft Production (UAP)
  • Hon Larry Anthony, MP: Minister for Transport (CP)
  • Hon Eric Spooner, MP: Minister for War Organisation of Industry (UAP)
  • Hon Joe Abbott, MP: Minister for Home Security (CP)
  • Senator Hon Allan MacDonald, MP: Minister for External Territories (UAP)


  1. ^ "Ministries and Cabinets". Parliamentary Handbook. Parliament of Australia. Archived from the original on 8 October 2012. Retrieved 17 September 2010.