NSW Labor Shadow Ministry Update

On 11 June 2021, the newly elected Leader of the New South Wales Labor Party, Chris Minns, announced his Shadow Ministry.

Minns was elected unanimously as leader last Friday by the Labor caucus. He was first elected as the Member for Kogarah in Sydney’s St George District at the 2015 State Election and has served in Labor’s Shadow Cabinet since 2018.

Prue Car, the Member for Londonderry in Sydney’s Western Suburbs, has been elected Deputy Labor

Leader. She has served in the NSW Parliament since being elected at the 2015 Election.

Penny Sharpe MLC will become the first female Labor Leader in the Upper House, and John Graham MLC will serve as Deputy Leader in the Upper House.

The full Shadow Ministry was announced Friday 11 June, with their first public appearance on Saturday 12 June in North Parramatta.

Shadow MinisterPortfolioElectorate
Chris MinnsLeader of the OppositionKogarah
Prue CarDeputy Leader of the Opposition Shadow Minister for Education Shadow Minister for Early Childhood LearningLondonderry
Penny SharpeLeader of the Opposition in the Legislative Council Shadow Minister for the EnvironmentLegislative Council
John GrahamShadow Special Minister of State Shadow Minister for Roads Shadow Minister for Night Time Economy and MusicLegislative Council
Daniel MookheyShadow Treasurer Shadow Minister for the Gig EconomyLegislative Council
Ryan ParkShadow Minister for Health Shadow Minister for Mental Health Shadow Minister for the Illawarra and the South CoastKeira
Jo HaylenShadow Minister for TransportSummer Hill
Walt SecordShadow Minister for the Arts and Heritage Shadow Minister for the Police Shadow Minister for Counter Terrorism Shadow Minister for the North CoastLegislative Council
Paul ScullyShadow Minister for Planning and Public SpacesWollongong
Sophie CotsisShadow Minister for Industrial Relations Shadow Minister for Work Health and SafetyCanterbury
Michael DaleyShadow Attorney-GeneralMaroubra
Mick VeitchShadow Minister for Regional NSW Shadow Minister for Agriculture Shadow Minister for Western NSWLegislative Council
Yasmin CatleyShadow Minister for Customer Service Shadow Minister for Digital Shadow Minister for the HunterSwansea
Kate WashingtonShadow Minister for Family and Community ServicesPort Stephens
 Shadow Minister for Disability Inclusion 
Jihad DibShadow Minister for Emergency Services Shadow Minister for Energy and Climate ChangeLakemba
Tara MoriartyShadow Minister for Corrections Shadow Minister for Juvenile Justice Shadow Minister for Medical ResearchLegislative Council
David HarrisShadow Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Treaty Shadow Minister for Jobs, Investment and Tourism Shadow Minister for the Central CoastWyong
Jenny AitchisonShadow Minister for Regional Transport and RoadsMaitland
Julia FinnShadow Minister for Sport Shadow Minister for YouthGranville
Jodie HarrisonShadow Minister for Women Shadow Minister for Seniors Shadow Minister for Prevention of Domestic Violence and Sexual AssaultCharlestown
Greg WarrenShadow Minister for Local Government Shadow Minister for Veterans Shadow Minister for Western SydneyCampbelltown
Anoulack ChanthivongShadow Minister for Finance Shadow Minister for Industry and TradeMacquarie Fields
Steve KamperShadow Minister for Small Business Shadow Minister for Property Shadow Minister for MulticulturalismRockdale
Tania MihailukShadow Minister for Natural ResourcesBankstown
Rose JacksonShadow Minister for Water, Housing and HomelessnessLegislative Council
Courtney HoussosShadow Minister for Better Regulation and InnovationLegislative Council
Tim CrakanthorpShadow Minister for Skills and TAFE Shadow Minister for Tertiary EducationNewcastle
Ron HoenigManager of Opposition Business (Sitting outside Shadow Cabinet)Heffron

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