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 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 Michael Patrick Francis Gunner MLA
Minister for Northern Australia
Minister for Trade and Major Projects
Minister for Business and Innovation
Minister for Defence Jobs and Veterans' Affairs
Minister for Treaty
Minister for Children
Hon Nicole Susan Manison MLA
Deputy Chief Minister
Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services
Minister for Multicultural Affairs
Hon Natasha Kate Fyles MLA
Attorney-General and Minister for Justice
Minister for Health
Minister for Disabilities
Minister for the Arafura Games
Leader of Government Business
Hon Gerald Francis McCarthy MLA
Minister for Local Government, Housing and Community Development
Minister for Public Employment
Hon Lauren Jane Moss MLA
Minister for Tourism, Sport and Culture
Minister for Corporate and Information Services
Hon Eva Dina Lawler MLA
Minister for Environment and Natural Resources
Minister for Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics
Minister for Climate Change
Hon Dale Suzanne Wakefield MLA
Minister for Territory Families
Minister for Renewables, Energy and Essential Services
Hon Selena Jane Malijarri Uibo MLA
Minister for Education
Minister for Aboriginal Affairs
Minister for Workforce Training
Hon Paul Andrew Kirby MLA
Minister for Primary Industry and Resources
Last updated: 20 November 2019
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