Minister for Justice (Australia)
|Minister for Justice
|Appointer||Prime Minister of Australia|
|Inaugural holder||Michael Tate|
The Australian Minister for Justice is the Hon Jason Clare MP. The position supports the Attorney-General.Michael Tate was appointed the first minister with this title on 18 September 1987 and there have ministers with responsibilities for justice ever since except between 3 December 2007 and 14 September 2010.
List of justice ministers
|Minister||Party affiliation||Period||Ministerial Title|
|Michael Tate||Labor Party||1987–1990||Minister for Justice|
|1990–1992||Minister for Justice and Consumer Affairs|
|1992–1993||Minister for Justice|
|Daryl Williams||Liberal Party||1996–1997|
|1998–2001||Minister for Justice and Customs|
|Brendan O'Connor||Labor Party||2010–2011||Minister for Justice|
- "Second Gillard Ministry". Australian Government. Retrieved 17 September 2010.