South Australia Appoints Minister for Water Security
SA Premier Mike Rann has established a new ministerial portfolio of Water Security.
Karlene Maywald adds Water Security to her ministerial responsibilities, complementing her existing role as Minister for the River Murray.
In a unique collaboration Ms Maywald, National Member for Chaffey is one of two non-ALP members of the South Australian ministry.
The administration of SA Water was previously included in Michael Wright’s Government Enterprises portfolio.
Mr Wright recently supplemented his portfolio responsibilities becoming Minister for Finance in addition to Industrial Relations, Government Enterprises and Recreation, Sport and Racing
Ms Maywald will work in collaboration with the Minister for Environment and Conservation, Gail Gago in managing the environmental aspects of the state’s water resources.
Paul Caica, Minister for Employment, Training and Education, now takes on the additional portfolio of Science and Information Economy from Ms Maywald.
Below is a full list of ministerial portfolio responsibilities.
Sustainability and Climate Change
|Kevin Foley||Deputy Premier
Industry and Trade
Mineral Resources Development
Urban Development and Planning
Assisting the Premier in the Arts
|Michael Wright||Industrial Relations
Recreation, Sport and Racing
|Jane Lomax-Smith||Education & Children’s Services
City of Adelaide
|Jay Weatherill||Families and Communities
Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation
Assisting the Premier in Cabinet Business and Public Sector Management
|Rory McEwen||Agriculture, Food & Fisheries
|Karlene Maywald||River Murray
Assisting the Minister for Industry and Trade
|Carmel Zollo||Emergency Services
Assisting the Minister for Multicultural Affairs
|Jennifer Rankine||State/Local Government Relations
Status of Women
Assisting in Early Childhood Development
|Paul Caica||Employment, Training & Further Education
Science and Information Economy
|Gail Gago||Environment and Conservation
Mental Health & Substance Abuse
Assisting the Minister for Health