Northern Territory Chief Minister Adam Giles
New Cabinet Delivers Stability For The Territory
Victor P Taffa
Chief Minister, Adam Giles, has announced the Country Liberals Government new Cabinet.
Chief Minister Giles said his Cabinet would provide stability to Government, the public service and all Territorians.
“This Government’s Cabinet has been selected purely based on merit and talent.” Chief Minister Giles said.
“Work has been done in the past six months implementing important reforms and the make-up of this Cabinet will ensure that the Government’s agenda is continued.”
“This Government will cut waste and reduce debt, Strengthen Law and Order, Grow a three hub economy, plan properly for the future and be accountable.”
“The Cabinet has been selected with the aim of providing as minimal disruption as possible to the delivery of services to Territorians, which is the very core function of Government.
“It will provide clear direction moving forward.”
“I acknowledge there has been some instability in recent days, however, I can assure the public service and all Territorians that our team is united and determined to get on with the job we have been tasked with governing the Territory.”
In addition to his responsibilities as Chief Minister, Mr. Giles has taken the portfolios of Police, Fire and Emergency Services, Trade, Economic Development (Major Projects) and Asian Engagement. He has retained the portfolio of Transport and regained Corporate and Information Services.
Deputy Chief Minister, David Tollner is Treasurer as well as the Minister for Business. Mr. Tollner is also Minister for Employment and Training, Defence Liaison and Defence Industry Support.
John Elferink remains Attorney-General, Minister for Justice and Minister for Correctional Services as well as taking on the portfolios of Public Employment and Statehood.
Robyn Lambley remains the Minister for Health and Alcohol Rehabilitation.
Peter Chandler remains the Minister for Education, Minister for Housing and Minister for Lands, Planning and the Environment.
Willem Westra van Holthe remains Minister for Minister for Primary Industry and Fisheries, Minister for Mines and Energy, Minister for Land Resource Management, and Minister for Essential Services.
Alison Anderson remains Minister for Children and Families, Minister for Regional Development, Minister for Women’s Policy and also takes on the Local Government portfolio.
Matt Conlan remains Minister for Central Australia, Minister for Tourism and Major Events, Minister for Parks and Wildlife and Minister for Arts and Museums while regaining his previously held portfolios of Sport and Recreation and Racing.
Peter Styles is the new Minister for Infrastructure, Multicultural Affairs, Senior Territorians and Young Territorians.
“Peter Styles is extremely active in the community and has strong links to these portfolios.” Chief Minister Giles said.
“He is the new member on the team, and given his experience and knowledge of these areas, I have no doubt Peter will do an excellent job delivering for Territorians.”
Member for Goyder, Kezia Purick, will remain Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, while the position of Government Whip will be determined at a later date by the Parliamentary Wing.
GILES MINISTRY LIST
Adam Graham Giles
Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services
Minister for Corporate and Information Services
Minister for Trade
Minister for Economic Development (Major Projects)
Minister for Asian Engagement
Minister for Transport
David William Tollner
Minister for Business
Minister for Employment and Training
Minister for Defence Liaison and Defence Industry Support
Johan Wessel Elferink
Attorney-General and Minister for Justice
Minister for Public Employment
Minister for Correctional Services
Minister for Statehood
Robyn Jane Lambley
Minister for Health
Minister for Alcohol Rehabilitation
Peter Glen Chandler
Minister for Education
Minister for Housing
Minister for Lands, Planning and the Environment
Willem Westra Van Holthe
Minister for Primary Industry and Fisheries
Minister for Mines and Energy
Minister for Land Resource Management
Minister for Essential Services
Minister for Children and Families
Minister for Regional Development
Minister for Local Government
Minister for Women’s Policy
Matthew Escott Conlan
Minister for Central Australia
Minister for Tourism and Major Events
Minister for Sport and Recreation
Minister for Racing
Minister for Parks and Wildlife
Minister for Arts and Museums
Peter Donald Styles
Minister for Infrastructure
Minister for Multicultural Affairs
Minister for Senior Territorians
Minister for Young Territorians