Minister for Sport (New South Wales)

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Minister for Sport
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Incumbent
Stuart Ayres

since 23 April 2014
NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet
Style The Honourable
Nominator Premier of New South Wales
Appointer Governor of New South Wales
Inaugural holder Eric Willis (as the Minister for Tourism and Sport)
Formation 11 March 1971

The New South Wales Minister for Sport is a minister in the Government of New South Wales with responsibilities for the administration and support for all sporting bodies in New South Wales, Australia.

The current Minister for Sport is Stuart Ayres since 23 April 2014,[1] who also serves as the Minister for Western Sydney and the Minister for WestConnex, both since 30 January 2017.[2][3] He administers the portfolio through the NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet and through a range of other agencies including NSW Sport and Recreation.

List of ministers[edit]

Minister[4] Party affiliation Ministerial title Term start Term end Time in office
Eric Willis Liberal Minister for Tourism and Sport 11 March 1971 19 June 1972
Ian Griffith Minister for Sport 19 June 1972 3 January 1975 2 years, 198 days
John Barraclough Minister for Culture, Sport and Recreation 3 January 1975 23 January 1976
David Arblaster 23 January 1976 14 May 1976
Ken Booth Labor Minister for Sport and Recreation 14 May 1976 2 October 1981
Michael Cleary 2 October 1981 26 May 1982 6 years, 171 days
Minister for Leisure, Sport and Tourism 26 May 1982 10 February 1984
Minister for Sport and Recreation 10 February 1984 21 March 1988
Bob Rowland Smith National Minister for Sport, Recreation and Racing 25 March 1988 18 September 1989 3 years, 60 days
Minister for Sport and Recreation 18 September 1989 24 May 1991
George Souris Minister for Sport, Recreation and Racing 6 June 1991 3 July 1992
Joe Schipp Liberal 3 July 1992 26 May 1993
Christopher Downy 26 May 1993 4 April 1995
Gabrielle Harrison Labor Minister for Sport and Recreation 4 April 1995 8 April 1999
John Watkins 8 April 1999 21 November 2001
Morris Iemma 21 November 2001 2 April 2003
Sandra Nori Minister for Tourism, Sport and Recreation 2 April 2003 2 April 2007
Graham West Minister for Sport and Recreation 2 April 2007 5 September 2008
Kevin Greene 5 September 2008 28 March 2011
Graham Annesley Liberal 3 April 2011 30 August 2013
Gabrielle Upton 30 August 2013 23 April 2014
Stuart Ayres 23 April 2014 2 April 2015 3 years, 4 days
Minister for Sport 2 April 2015 incumbent

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hasham, Nicole (3 April 2015). "Premier Mike Baird's new NSW cabinet sworn in: Gladys Berejiklian and Gabrielle Upton first female Treasurer and Attorney-General". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 6 April 2015. 
  2. ^ Robertson, James (28 January 2017). "Anthony Roberts, Brad Hazzard take key roles in Gladys Berejiklian reshuffle". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 29 January 2017. 
  3. ^ "Refreshed NSW cabinet sworn in". Sky News. Australia. AAP. 30 January 2017. Retrieved 30 January 2017. 
  4. ^ "NSW Parliamentary Record (11 August 1824 - November 2007)" (PDF). Legislative Council and Legislative Assembly. Parliament of New South Wales. VIII. November 2007. Retrieved 12 November 2011. 

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