Minister for Trade and Industry (New South Wales)

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Minister for Trade and Industry
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Incumbent
Niall Blair

since 30 January 2017
Style The Honourable
Nominator Premier of New South Wales
Appointer Governor of New South Wales
Inaugural holder Carlo Lazzarini (as the Minister for State Industrial Enterprises)
Formation 10 October 1921
Minister for Tourism and Major Events
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Incumbent
Adam Marshall

since 30 January 2017
Style The Honourable
Nominator Premier of New South Wales
Appointer Governor of New South Wales
Inaugural holder Clive Evatt (as the Minister in Charge of Tourist Activities and Immigration)
Formation 9 May 1946

The New South Wales Minister for Trade and Industry is a minister in the Government of New South Wales who has responsibilities for sponsoring and supporting trade, international investment, tourism and major events in the state of New South Wales, Australia. The current Minister for Trade and Industry is Niall Blair, since 30 January 2017. He is assisted by the Minister for Tourism and Major Events, currently Adam Marshall also since 30 January 2017. Together the ministers administers these portfolios through the Department of Industry, Skills and Regional Development, known as the NSW Department of Industry, and also through Destination NSW, Venues NSW, and a range of small agencies.[1][2]

List of ministers[edit]

Trade and Industry[edit]

Minister Party affiliation Ministerial title Term start Term end Time in office
Carlo Lazzarini Labor Minister for State Industrial Enterprises 10 October 1921 20 December 1921
Carlo Lazzarini Labor Minister for State Industrial Enterprises 20 December 1921 13 April 1922
Sir Thomas Henley Nationalist Minister for Railways and State Industrial Enterprises 13 April 1922 19 June 1922
Richard Ball 28 June 1922 17 June 1925 2 years, 354 days
Jack Renshaw Labor Minister for Industrial Development and Decentralisation 14 March 1962 13 May 1965 3 years, 60 days
Don Day Labor Minister for Industrial Development 29 February 1980 10 February 1984 3 years, 346 days
George Paciullo Minister for Industry and Decentralisation 10 February 1984 5 April 1984
Eric Bedford 5 April 1984 31 December 1985
Neville Wran 1 January 1986 6 February 1986
Peter Cox Minister for Industry and Small Business 6 February 1986 26 November 1987
Anthony Roberts Liberal Minister for Industry, Resources and Energy 2 April 2015 30 January 2017 2 years, 303 days
Niall Blair National Minister for Trade and Industry 30 January 2017 incumbent 87 days

Tourism and Major Events[edit]

Minister Party affiliation Ministerial title Term start Term end Time in office
Clive Evatt Labor Minister in Charge of Tourist Activities and Immigration 9 May 1946 6 February 1947
Frank Finnan 6 February 1947 9 March 1948
Claude Matthews 9 March 1948 21 September 1949
Joshua Arthur 21 September 1949 30 June 1950
Gus Kelly Labor Minister for Tourist Activities 1 April 1959 13 May 1965 6 years, 42 days
Eric Willis Liberal 13 May 1965 5 March 1968 7 years, 37 days
Minister for Tourism 5 March 1968 11 March 1971
Minister for Tourism and Sport 11 March 1971 19 June 1972
Tom Lewis Minister for Tourism 19 June 1972 3 January 1975
Charles Cutler Country 3 January 1975 16 December 1975
Tim Bruxner 17 December 1975 23 January 1976
David Arblaster Liberal 23 January 1976 14 May 1976
Ken Booth Labor 14 May 1976 2 October 1981
Michael Cleary 2 October 1981 26 May 1982 6 years, 175 days
Minister for Leisure, Sport and Tourism 26 May 1982 10 February 1984
Minister for Tourism 10 February 1984 25 March 1988
Garry West National 25 March 1988 6 June 1991
Michael Yabsley Liberal 6 June 1991 24 June 1992
Robert Webster National 24 June 1992 3 July 1992
Bruce Baird Liberal 3 July 1992 26 May 1993
Virginia Chadwick 26 May 1993 4 April 1995
Brian Langton Labor 4 April 1995 1 December 1997
Bob Debus 1 December 1997 8 April 1999
Sandra Nori 8 April 1999 2 April 2003 7 years, 359 days
Minister for Tourism, Sport and Recreation 2 April 2003 2 April 2007
Matt Brown Minister for Tourism 2 April 2007 5 September 2008
Jodi McKay 8 September 2008 28 March 2011
George Souris Nationals Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Hospitality and Racing 4 April 2011 23 April 2014
Andrew Stoner Minister for Tourism and Major Events 23 April 2014 17 October 2014
Troy Grant[3] 17 October 2014 2 April 2015
Stuart Ayres[4] Liberal Minister for Trade, Tourism and Major Events 2 April 2015 30 January 2017 1 year, 303 days
Adam Marshall Nationals Minister for Tourism and Major Events 30 January 2017 incumbent 87 days

Former ministerial titles[edit]

Trade and Investment[edit]

Minister Party affiliation Period Ministerial title
Andrew Stoner Nationals 4 April 2011 – 17 October 2014 Minister for Trade and Investment
Troy Grant 17 October 2014 – 2 April 2015

Trade, Tourism and Major Events[edit]

Minister Party affiliation Ministerial title Term start Term end Time in office
Michael Knight Labor Minister for the Olympics 4 April 1995 12 January 2001 5 years, 283 days
Kevin Greene Labor Minister for Major Events 5 June 2010 28 March 2011
George Souris Nationals Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Hospitality and Racing 4 April 2011 23 April 2014
Andrew Stoner Minister for Tourism and Major Events 23 April 2014 17 October 2014
Troy Grant[3] 17 October 2014 2 April 2015
Stuart Ayres[4] Liberal Minister for Trade, Tourism and Major Events 2 April 2015 30 January 2017 (2017-01-30) 1 year, 303 days

Regional Tourism[edit]

Minister Party affiliation Ministerial title Term start Term end Time in office
Katrina Hodgkinson National Assistant Minister for Tourism and Major Events 23 April 2014 17 October 2014 177 days
John Barilaro[5] Minister for Regional Tourism 17 October 2014 2 April 2015 167 days

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vukovic, Dom; Gerathy, Sarah; McDonald, Philippa (29 January 2017). "NSW Cabinet reshuffle: Premier Gladys Berejiklian announces big changes to front bench". ABC News. Australia. Retrieved 29 January 2017. 
  2. ^ "About the NSW Government". NSW Department of Industry. Retrieved 2016-05-25. 
  3. ^ a b "The Hon. Troy Wayne GRANT, MP". Current Members of Parliament. Parliament of New South Wales. 3 December 2014. Retrieved 9 January 2015. 
  4. ^ a b 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. 
  5. ^ Nicholls, Sean (17 October 2014). "John Barilaro elevated as Andrew Stoner suddenly quits cabinet". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 9 January 2015.