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Minister for Planning (New South Wales)

The New South Wales Minister for Planning is a minister in the Government of New South Wales with responsibility for regional and urban planning with the goal of facilitating sustainable growth and employment in New South Wales, Australia.

Minister for Planning
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Incumbent
Anthony Roberts

since 30 January 2017 (2017-01-30)
StyleThe Honourable
AppointerGovernor of New South Wales
Inaugural holderSir John Fuller (as the Minister for Planning and Environment)
Formation3 December 1973

The current Minister for Planning who is also the Minister for Housing and the Special Minister of State, since 30 January 2017, is Anthony Roberts. The minister is supported by the Minister for the Environment, the Minister for Local Government, and the Minister for Heritage, currently Gabrielle Upton, also appointed with effect from 30 January 2017.[1][2][3] Together, the ministers administer the portfolio through the Department of Planning and Environment, a department of the Government of New South Wales and additional agencies such as the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage, the NSW Office of Local Government, the Central Coast Regional Development Corporation, the Hunter Development Corporation, the Luna Park Reserve Trust, the Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority, and UrbanGrowth.

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List of ministersEdit

The following individuals have been appointed as Minister for Planning, or similar titles.[4][5]

PlanningEdit

Minister Party affiliation Ministerial title Term start Term end Time in office
Sir John Fuller Country Minister for Planning and Environment 3 December 1973 (1973-12-03) 14 May 1976 (1976-05-14) 2 years, 163 days
Harry Jensen Labor Minister for Planning 14 May 1976 (1976-05-14) 9 August 1976 (1976-08-09) 87 days
Paul Landa Minister for Planning and Environment 9 August 1976 (1976-08-09) 29 February 1980 (1980-02-29) 3 years, 204 days
Eric Bedford 29 February 1980 (1980-02-29) 10 February 1984 (1984-02-10) 3 years, 347 days
Terry Sheahan 10 February 1984 (1984-02-10) 12 December 1984 (1984-12-12) 306 days
Bob Carr 12 December 1984 (1984-12-12) 21 March 1988 (1988-03-21) 3 years, 100 days
David Hay Liberal Minister for Planning 21 March 1988 (1988-03-21) 6 June 1991 (1991-06-06) 3 years, 77 days
Robert Webster National 6 June 1991 (1991-06-06) 4 April 1995 (1995-04-04) 3 years, 302 days
Craig Knowles Labor Minister for Urban Affairs and Planning 4 April 1995 (1995-04-04) 8 April 1999 (1999-04-08) 4 years, 4 days
Andrew Refshauge 8 April 1999 (1999-04-08) 21 November 2001 (2001-11-21) 3 years, 359 days
Minister for Planning 21 November 2001 (2001-11-21) 2 April 2003 (2003-04-02)
Craig Knowles Minister for Infrastructure and Planning 2 April 2003 (2003-04-02) 3 August 2005 (2005-08-03) 2 years, 123 days
Frank Sartor Minister for Planning 3 August 2005 (2005-08-03) 5 September 2008 (2008-09-05) 3 years, 33 days
Kristina Keneally 8 September 2008 (2008-09-08) 4 December 2009 (2009-12-04) 1 year, 87 days
Tony Kelly 4 December 2009 (2009-12-04) 28 March 2011 (2011-03-28) 1 year, 120 days
Brad Hazzard Liberal Minister for Planning and Infrastructure 3 April 2011 (2011-04-03) 23 April 2014 (2014-04-23) 3 years, 20 days
Pru Goward Minister for Planning 23 April 2014 (2014-04-23) 2 April 2015 (2015-04-02) 344 days
Rob Stokes 2 April 2015 (2015-04-02) 30 January 2017 (2017-01-30) 1 year, 303 days
Anthony Roberts 30 January 2017 (2017-01-30) incumbent 1 year, 284 days

Former ministerial titlesEdit

Public WorksEdit

Minister Party affiliation Period Ministerial title
Terence Aubrey Murray No party 26 August 1856 – 2 October 1856 Secretary for Lands and Works
John Hay 3 October 1856 – 7 September 1857
Terence Aubrey Murray 7 September 1857 – 12 January 1858
John Robertson 13 January 1858 – 30 September 1859
Edward Flood 1 October 1859 – 26 October 1859 Secretary for Public Works
Geoffrey Eagar 27 October 1859 – 8 March 1860
William Arnold 9 March 1860 – 15 October 1863
Arthur Holroyd 16 October 1863 – 2 February 1865
William Arnold 3 February 1865 – 19 October 1865
Thomas Smart 20 October 1865 – 21 January 1866
James Byrnes 22 January 1866 – 26 October 1868
John Sutherland 27 October 1868 – 15 December 1870
James Byrnes 16 December 1870 – 13 May 1872
John Sutherland 14 May 1872 – 8 February 1875
John Lackey 9 February 1875 – 21 March 1877
James Hoskins 22 March 1877 – 16 August 1877
Edward Combes 17 August 1877 – 17 December 1877
John Sutherland 18 December 1877 – 20 December 1878
John Lackey 21 December 1878 – 4 January 1883
Henry Copeland 5 January 1883 – 28 March 1883
Francis Wright 28 May 1883 – 6 October 1885
Henry Badgery 7 October 1885 – 31 October 1885
William Lyne 2 November 1885 – 21 December 1885
Jacob Garrard 22 December 1885 – 25 February 1886
William Lyne 26 February 1886 – 19 January 1887
John Sutherland Free Trade 20 January 1887 – 16 January 1889
James Fletcher Protectionist 17 January 1889 – 7 March 1889
Bruce Smith Free Trade 8 March 1889 – 13 August 1891
James Young 14 August 1891 – 22 October 1891
William Lyne Protectionist 23 October 1891 – 2 August 1894
James Young Free Trade 3 August 1894 – 3 July 1899
Charles Lee 3 July 1899 – 13 September 1899
Edward O'Sullivan Protectionist 14 September 1899 – 27 March 1901
Progressive 28 March 1901 – 14 June 1904
Walter Bennett 15 June 1904 – 29 August 1904
Charles Lee Liberal Reform 29 August 1904 – 20 October 1910
Arthur Griffith Labor 21 October 1910 – 15 March 1915 Minister for Public Works
John Cann 15 March 1915 – 15 November 1916
Richard Ball Nationalist 15 November 1916 – 12 April 1920 Secretary for Public Works
John Estell Labor 12 April 1920 – 20 December 1921
Sir Thomas Henley Nationalist 20 December 1921
John Estell Labor 20 December 1921 – 13 April 1922
Sir Thomas Henley Nationalist 13 April 1922 – 19 June 1922
Richard Ball 28 June 1922 – 17 June 1925
Martin Flannery Labor 17 June 1925 – 26 May 1927
William Ratcliffe 27 May 1927 – 18 October 1927
Ernest Buttenshaw Country 18 October 1927 – 3 November 1930
Mat Davidson Labor 4 November 1930 – 15 October 1931
Labor (NSW) 15 October 1931 – 13 May 1932
Reginald Weaver United Australia 16 May 1932 – 10 February 1935
Bertram Stevens 10 February 1935 – 21 August 1935
Eric Spooner 22 August 1935 – 21 July 1939
Bertram Stevens 21 July 1939 – 5 August 1939
Alexander Mair 5 August 1939 – 16 August 1939
Lewis Martin 16 August 1939 – 16 May 1941
Joseph Cahill Labor 16 May 1941 – 2 April 1952
Jack Renshaw 3 April 1952 – 15 March 1956
John McGrath 15 March 1956 – 1 April 1959
Norm Ryan 1 April 1959 – 13 May 1965 Minister for Public Works
Davis Hughes Country 13 May 1965 – 17 January 1973
Leon Punch 17 January 1973 – 14 May 1976
Jack Ferguson Labor 14 May 1976 – 10 February 1984
Laurie Brereton 10 February 1984 – 6 February 1986
6 February 1986 – 26 November 1987 Minister for Public Works and Ports
Peter Cox 26 November 1987 – 21 March 1988 Minister for Public Works
Wal Murray National 21 March 1988 – 26 May 1993
Ian Armstrong 26 May 1993 – 4 April 1995
Michael Knight Labor 4 April 1995 – 15 December 1995 Minister for Public Works and Services
Carl Scully 15 December 1995 – 1 December 1997
Ron Dyer 1 December 1997 – 8 April 1999
Morris Iemma 8 April 1999 – 2 April 2003

InfrastructureEdit

Minister Party affiliation Period Ministerial title
Craig Knowles Labor 2 April 2003 (2003-04-02) – 3 August 2005 (2005-08-03) Minister for Infrastructure and Planning
Michael Costa 3 August 2005 (2005-08-03) – 5 September 2008 (2008-09-05) Minister for Infrastructure
Joe Tripodi 8 September 2008 (2008-09-08) – 17 November 2009 (2009-11-17)
Kristina Keneally 17 November 2009 (2009-11-17) – 4 December 2009 (2009-12-04)
Tony Kelly 8 December 2009 (2009-12-08) – 28 March 2011 (2011-03-28)
Brad Hazzard Liberal 3 April 2011 (2011-04-03) – 23 April 2014 (2014-04-23) Minister for Planning and Infrastructure
Minister Assisting the Premier on Infrastructure NSW
Mike Baird 23 April 2014 (2014-04-23) – 23 January 2017 (2017-01-23) Minister for Infrastructure

Assistant Ministers for PlanningEdit

The following individuals have been appointed as Assistant Minister for Planning, or similar titles.[4][5]

Minister Party affiliation Period Ministerial title
Diane Beamer Labor 2 April 2003 (2003-04-02) – 3 August 2005 (2005-08-03) Minister Assisting the Minister for Infrastructure and Planning (Planning Administration)
Barbara Perry Labor 8 December 2009 (2009-12-08) – 28 March 2011 (2011-03-28) Minister Assisting the Minister for Planning
Linda Burney 8 December 2009 (2009-12-08) – 28 March 2011 (2011-03-28) Minister for the State Plan
Rob Stokes Liberal 23 April 2014 (2014-04-23) – 2 April 2015 (2015-04-02) Assistant Minister for Planning
Mark Speakman 2 April 2015 (2015-04-02) – 30 January 2017 (2017-01-30)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "NSW reshuffle: Gladys Berejiklian axes Adrian Piccoli and Duncan Gay from cabinet". The Guardian. Australia. 29 January 2017. Retrieved 29 January 2017.
  2. ^ Robertson, James (28 January 2017). "Anthony Roberts, Brad Hazzard take key roles in Gladys Berejiklian reshuffle". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 29 January 2017.
  3. ^ "Refreshed NSW cabinet sworn in". Sky News. Australia. AAP. 30 January 2017. Retrieved 30 January 2017.
  4. ^ a b "NSW Parliamentary Record (11 August 1824 - November 2007)" (PDF). Legislative Council and Legislative Assembly. Parliament of New South Wales. VIII. November 2007. Retrieved 3 August 2014.
  5. ^ a b Hasham, Nicole (3 April 2015). "Premier Mike Baird's new NSW cabinet sworn in: Gladys Berejiklian and Gabrielle Upton first female Treasurer and Attorney-General". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 6 April 2015.

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