Attorney-General of the Australian Capital Territory
The Attorney-General of the Australian Capital Territory, in formal contexts also Attorney-General or Attorney General for the Australian Capital Territory, is the primary Law Officer of the Crown in the Australian Capital Territory. The Attorney General serves as the chief legal and constitutional adviser of the ACT Government and is the head of the Justice and Community Safety Directorate. Its constitutional role was established in 1989 with the enactment by the Federal Parliament of the Australian Capital Territory (Self-Government) Act 1988.
|Attorney-General of the Australian Capital Territory|
|Justice and Community Safety Directorate|
|Nominator||Chief Minister of the Australian Capital Territory|
|Appointer||ACT Legislative Assembly|
|Inaugural holder||Rosemary Follett|
|Formation||18 May 1989|
|Deputy||ACT Government Solicitor|
List of Attorneys-GeneralEdit
|#||Name||Took Office||Left Office||Timespan||Party|
|1||Rosemary Follett||18 May 1989||14 December 1989||210 days||Labor|
|2||Bernard Collaery||14 December 1989||18 June 1991||1 year, 186 days||Residents Rally|
|3||Terry Connolly||18 June 1991||17 March 1995||3 years, 272 days||Labor|
|4||Gary Humphries||17 March 1995||15 December 2000||5 years, 273 days||Liberal|
|5||Bill Stefaniak||15 December 2000||14 November 2001||334 days||Liberal|
|6||Jon Stanhope||14 November 2001||18 April 2006||5 years, 158 days||Labor|
|7||Simon Corbell||18 April 2006||31 October 2016||10 years, 196 days||Labor|
|8||Gordon Ramsay||31 October 2016||incumbent||currently 2 years, 344 days||Labor|
- "Commonwealth Consolidated Acts - AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY (SELF-GOVERNMENT) ACT 1988 - SECT 3". AustLII. Australasian Legal Information Institute. Retrieved 11 September 2015.
- O'Neill, Patrick. "Australian Capital Territory Attorneys-General 1989+". List of Australian Attorneys-General. Parliament of Australia. Retrieved 11 September 2015.