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The ministry meets in Canberra for the first time, at Yarralumla House, on 30 January 1924.

The First Bruce Ministry was the seventeenth Australian Commonwealth ministry, and ran from 9 February 1923 to 14 November 1925.[1]

Nationalist Party of AustraliaAustralian Country Party Coalition

Portfolio Minister
Prime Minister

Minister for External Affairs

Rt Hon Stanley Bruce, MP (Nat)
Attorney-General Hon Littleton Groom, KC MP (Nat)
Treasurer Hon Dr Earle Page, MP (Country)
Minister for Home and Territories

Leader of the Government in the Senate

Senator Rt Hon George Pearce (Nat)
Minister for Trade and Customs Hon Austin Chapman, MP (to 26 May 1924) (Nat)

Hon Littleton Groom, KC MP (29 May 1924 to June 13 1924) (Nat)

Hon Herbert Pratten, MP (from 13 June 1924) (Nat)

Minister for Works and Railways Hon Percy Stewart, MP (to 8 August 1924) (Country)

Hon William Hill, MP (from 8 August 1924) (Country)

Minister for Health Hon Austin Chapman, MP (to 26 May 1924) (Nat)

Hon Littleton Groom, KC MP (29 May 1924 to 13 June 1924) (Nat)

Hon Herbert Pratten, MP (13 June 1924 to 16 January 1925) (Nat)

Hon Sir Neville Howse, VC, KCMG, MP (from 16 January 1925) (Nat)

Minister for Defence Hon Eric Bowden, MP (to 16 January 1925) (Nat)

Hon Sir Neville Howse, VC, KCMG, MP (from 16 January 1925) (Nat)

Minister for Markets and Migration Senator Hon Victor Wilson (from 16 January 1925) (Nat)
Postmaster-General Hon William Gibson, MP (Country)
Vice-President of the Executive Council Hon Llewellyn Atkinson, MP (Country)
Honorary Minister Senator Hon Victor Wilson (to 16 January 1925) (Nat)

Senator Hon Thomas Crawford (from 14 February 1923) (Nat)

NotesEdit

  1. ^ "Ministries and Cabinets". Parliamentary Handbook. Parliament of Australia. Archived from the original on 8 October 2012. Retrieved 17 September 2010.