Cabinet is made up of Northern Territory Government (NTG) ministers.
They are responsible for areas of government, known as portfolios.
Cabinet’s role is to discuss and decide major policy and financial decisions for the government.
Cabinet usually meets weekly in Darwin. Regular community meetings are also held in other parts of the NT.
Executives and officers from NTG agencies support Cabinet by providing advice to ministers.
Before making decisions, Cabinet consults appropriate agencies for advice.
The chief executive officer of the Department of the Chief Minister and Cabinet is the current Cabinet Secretary.
The Cabinet Secretary’s role is to:
- advise the Chief Minister on the flow of Cabinet business
- attend Cabinet meetings and recording its decisions
- approve any changes to consultation or distribution requirements for Cabinet submissions.
Hon Natasha Fyles
Minister for Health
Minister for Alcohol Policy
Minister for Major Projects
Minister for Defence
Hon Nicole Susan Manison MLA
Deputy Chief Minister
Minister for Tourism and Hospitality
Minister for Parks and Rangers
Minister for Advanced Manufacturing
Minister for Mining and Industry
Minister for Northern Australia and Trade
Hon Eva Dina Lawler MLA
Minister for Education
Minister for Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics
Minister for Territory Development
Hon Lauren Jane Moss MLA
Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Water Security
Minister for Mental Health and Suicide Prevention
Minister for Equality and Inclusion
Minister for Youth
Minister for Seniors
Hon Selena Jane Malijarri Uibo MLA
Minister for Housing and Homelands
Minister for Renewables and Energy
Minister for Essential Services
Minister for Aboriginal Affairs
Minister for Treaty and Local Decision Making
Hon Paul Andrew Kirby MLA
Minister for Business, Jobs and Training
Minister for Agribusiness and Fisheries
Minister for Public Employment
Minister for Major Events
Minister for Veterans' Affairs
Hon Kate Jane Worden MLA
Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services
Minister for Territory Families
Minister for Prevention of Domestic, Family and Sexual Violence
Minister for Sport
Hon Chanston (Chansey) James Paech MLA
Attorney-General and Minister for Justice
Minister for Racing, Gaming and Licensing
Minister for Local Government
Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage
Minister for Desert Knowledge Australia
Hon Ngaree Jane Ah Kit MLA
Minister for Corporate and Digital Development
Minister for International Education
Minister for Disabilities
Minister for Multicultural Affairs
Last updated: 23 May 2022
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