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South Australian Cabinet Reshuffle

March 2009

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South Australian Premier Mike Rann today announced a minor reshuffle of his cabinet, brought about by the promotion of two new Ministers.

Tom Koutsantonis becomes the new Minister for Correctional Services, Road Safety, Gambling Volunteers and Minister assisting the Minister for Multicultural Affairs.

Michael O’Brien has been sworn in as the new Minister for Employment, Further Education and Training and Minister for Science and Information Economy.

The Premier welcomed the new Ministers in the week of the seventh anniversary of the election of the South Australian Labor Government in 2002. Premier Rann said he hoped the new Ministers would bring “renewed vitality” to the areas of responsibility.

Meanwhile, alongside his role as Minister for Industrial Relations, Paul Caica has become the new Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries and the Minister for Regional Development.

In addition, Chloe Fox is the new Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier.

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
Michael O’Brien MP Minister for Employment, Training & Further Education
Minister for Science and Information Economy
Karlene Maywald MP Minister for the River Murray
Minister for Water Security
Tom Koutsantonis MP Minister for Gambling
Minister for Emergency Services
Minister for Correctional Services
Minister for Road Safety
Minister for Volunteers
Minister for Youth
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 Industrial Relations
Minister for Agriculture, Food & Fisheries
Minister for Regional Development

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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