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NSW Cabinet Reshuffle

August 2005

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NSW Cabinet Reshuffle – August 2005 NSW

Premier, Morris Iemma, released the details of his new cabinet today. There have been no additional changes to personnel other than the three resignations already announced (Bob Carr, Andrew Refshauge and Craig Knowles).

A full listing of positions is attached.

Key changes include:

The ministers with no significant change to portfolios are:

Three new ministers will be elected by the Government Caucus next week (two from the Right faction and one from the Left). They will assume the portfolios of:

Minister Portfolio
Morris Iemma Premier
Treasurer
Citizenship
John Della Bosca Special Minister of State
Commerce
Industrial Relations
Ageing Disability Services
Assistant Treasurer
Vice President of the Executive Council
Bob Debus Attorney General
Environment
Arts
Carl Scully Police
Utilities
John Watkins Transport
State Development
Carmel Tebbutt Education & Training
Michael Costa Finance
Infrastructure
The Hunter
John Hatzistergos Health
Frank Sartor Infrastructure and Planning
Redfern and Waterloo
Science and Medical Research
Minister assisting Health (Cancer)
Reba Meagher Community Services Youth
Sandra Nori Tourism & Sport & Recreation
Women
Minister assisting State Development
Ian Macdonald Natural Resources
Mineral Resources
Primary Industries
Tony Kelly Justice
Juvenile Justice
Emergency Services
Lands
Rural Affairs
Diane Beamer Western Sydney
Fair Trading
Minister assisting Commerce
Joseph Tripodi Roads
David Campbell Regional Development
The Illawarra
Small Business
Grant McBride Gaming & Racing
Central Coast
Kerry Hickey Local Government Local Government

There are three remaining portfolios to be filled by new Ministers, to be announced next week:

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