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South Australia Mid-Term Cabinet Reshuffle

July 2008

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Yesterday South Australian Premier Mike Rann announced a mid-term cabinet reshuffle.

Premier Rann said his motivation for the cabinet reshuffle was to “freshen up” his Ministry.  Ten of the 15-member Cabinet have changed portfolios.

Rann has also created two new portfolios – Minister for the Northern Suburbs and Minister for Early Childhood Development.

Changes to the portfolios are highlighted in the full list below.

Name Ministry
Mike Rann MP Premier
Minister for Economic Development
Minister for Social Inclusion
Minister for the Arts
Minister for Sustainability and Climate Change
Kevin Foley MP Deputy Premier
Treasurer
Minister for Industry and Trade
Minister for Federal/State Relations
Paul Holloway MLC Minister for Small Business
Minister for Mineral Resources Development
Minister for Urban Development and Planning
Patrick Conlon MP Minister for Transport
Minister for Infrastructure
Minister for Energy
Michael Atkinson MP Attorney-General
Minister for Justice
Minister for Multicultural Affairs
Minister for Veterans’ Affairs
John Hill MP Minister for Health
Minister for the Southern Suburbs
Minister Assisting the Premier in the Arts
Michael Wright MP Minister for Police and Emergency Services
Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing
Jane Lomax-Smith MP Minister for Mental Health and Substance Abuse
Minister for Education
Minister for Tourism
Minster for the City of Adelaide
Jay Weatherill MP Minister for Environment & Conservation
Minister for Early Childhood Development

Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation
Minister Assisting the Premier in Cabinet Business and Public Sector Management
Rory McEwen MP Minister for Regional Development
Minister for Agriculture, Food & Fisheries
Minister for Forests
Karlene Maywald MP Minister for the River Murray
Minister for Water Security
Carmel Zollo MLC Minister for Gambling
Minister for Emergency Services
Minister for Correctional Services
Minister for Road Safety
Minister Assisting the Minister for Multicultural Affairs
Jennifer Rankine MP Minister for the Northern Suburbs
Minister for Families and Communities
Minister for Housing
Minister for Ageing and Disability
Paul Caica MP Minister for Volunteers
Minister for Industrial Relations

Minister for Employment, Training & Further Education
Minister for Science and Information Economy
Minister for Youth
Gail Gago MLC Minister for State/Local Government Relations
Minister for the Status of Women
Minister for Consumer Affairs
Minister for Government Enterprises
Minister Assisting in Transport, Infrastructure and Energy
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