Minister for Police and Emergency Services (New South Wales)

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Minister for Police
Minister for Emergency Services
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Deputy Premier of New South Wales Troy Grant.jpg
Incumbent
Troy Grant

since 2 April 2015
Ministry for Police and Emergency Services
Style The Honourable
Appointer Governor of New South Wales
Inaugural holder John Waddy (as Minister for Police)
Bob Heffron (as Minister for National Emergency Services)
Formation 3 January 1975 (Police)
1941 (Emergency Services)

The New South Wales Minister for Police and the Minister for Emergency Services are minister in the Government of New South Wales who have responsibilities which includes conduct and regulation of all police and services agencies and personnel and also deals with operational and event planning issues, and for fire and rescue services in New South Wales, Australia.

The current Minister for Police, since 2 April 2015, and the current Minister for Emergency Services, since 30 January 2017, is Troy Grant.

The minister undertakes their work through the Department of Justice, the Minister for Policy and Emergency Services,[1] the New South Wales Crime Commission, the New South Wales Police Force and the Police Integrity Commission, Emergency Management NSW, Fire and Rescue NSW, the New South Wales Rural Fire Service and the New South Wales State Emergency Service.[2]

List of ministers[edit]

Police[edit]

Minister Party affiliation Ministerial title Term start Term end Time in office
John Waddy Liberal Minister for Police 3 January 1975 23 January 1976 1 year, 20 days
Bill Crabtree Labor Minister for Police 1980 1981
Peter Anderson 1981 1982
Minister for Police and Emergency Services 1982 1986
George Paciullo 1986 1988
Ted Pickering Liberal 1988 1992
Terry Griffiths Minister for Police 1992 1994
Garry West National 1994 1995
Paul Whelan Labor 4 April 1995 (1995-04-04) 21 November 2001 (2001-11-21) 6 years, 231 days
Michael Costa 2001 2003
John Watkins 2003 2005
Carl Scully 2005 2006
John Watkins 2006 2007
David Campbell 2007 2008
Matt Brown 2008 2008
Tony Kelly 2008 2009
Michael Daley 2009 4 April 2011
Mike Gallacher Liberal Minister for Police and Emergency Services 4 April 2011 2 May 2014 3 years, 28 days
Stuart Ayres 6 May 2014 1 April 2015 330 days
Troy Grant National Minister for Police and Justice 2 April 2015 30 January 2017 (2017-01-30) 2 years, 283 days
Minister for Police 30 January 2017 (2017-01-30) present

Emergency Services[edit]

Minister Party affiliation Ministerial title Term start Term end Time in office
Bob Heffron Labor Minister for National Emergency Services 1941 1944
Jack Baddeley 1944 1949
James McGirr 1949 1949
John Waddy Liberal Minister for Services 1975 1976
Ron Mulock Labor Minister for Services 1976 1977
William Haigh 1977 1978
Bill Crabtree 1978 1981
Peter Anderson 1981 1982
Minister for Police and Emergency Services 1982 1986
George Paciullo 1986 1988
Ted Pickering Liberal 1988 1992
Minister for Emergency Services 1992 1992
Wayne Merton 1992 1993
Terry Griffiths 1993 1994
Garry West National 1994 1995
Bob Debus Labor 1995 1997
Brian Langton 1997 1998
Bob Debus 1998 2003
Tony Kelly 2003 2007
Nathan Rees 2007 2008
Tony Kelly 2008 2009
Steve Whan 2009 4 April 2011
Mike Gallacher Liberal Minister for Police and Emergency Services 4 April 2011 2 May 2014 3 years, 28 days
Stuart Ayres 6 May 2014 1 April 2015 330 days
David Elliott Minister for Emergency Services 2 April 2015 30 January 2017 1 year, 303 days
Troy Grant National 30 January 2017 incumbent 345 days

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Ministry for Police and Emergency Services". About us. NSW Government. Retrieved 8 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "Portfolio: Police and Emergency Services". NSW Government Directory. NSW Government. Retrieved 8 October 2012.