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Carr ministry (1995–97)

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Head of government  Bob Carr
No. of ministers  20
Deputy head of government  Dr Andrew Refshauge
Date formed  4 April 1995 (1995-04-04)
Date dissolved  1 December 1997 (1997-12-01)
Head of state  Queen Elizabeth II (represented by Peter Sinclair and subsequently the Honourable Gordon Samuels)

The Carr ministry (1995–1997) or First Carr ministry was the 85th ministry of the New South Wales Government, and was led by the 39th Premier of New South Wales, the Honourable Bob Carr, MP, representing the Labor Party.

Contents

The ministry covers the period from 4 April 1995, when Carr led Labor to victory at the 1995 state election, until 1 December 1997.

Composition of ministry

Ministers are listed in order of seniority.

First arrangement

The first arrangement covers the period from 4 April 1995 until 15 December 1995 when Michael Knight relinquished the Public Works and Services portfolio, resulting in a minor reconfiguration of the ministry.

1 New portfolio of Minister Assisting the Premier on Youth Affairs for Aquillina. 2 New portfolio of Assistant Minister for Energy created for Scully.

Second arrangement

The second arrangement covers the period from 15 December 1995 until 28 November 1996, when Michael Knight was retained as Minister for the Olympics and Minister for Roads, and the Public Works and Services portfolio reallocated. Other minor changes to the naming of portfolios were effected.

1 State Development portfolio renamed as State and Regional Development portfolio. Egan retained. 2 Public Works and Services portfolio transferred from Knight to Scully. 3 New portfolio of Assisting the Minister for the Arts created for Debus. 4 Consumer Affairs portfolio renamed as Fair Trading portfolio. Lo Po' retained.

Third arrangement

The third arrangement cover the period from 28 November 1996, when Michael Knight was retained as Minister for the Olympics and the Roads portfolio reallocated, until the ministry was dissolved on 1 December 1997.

1 Roads portfolio transferred from Knight to Scully.

References

Carr ministry (1995–97) Wikipedia


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