Second Howard Ministry

The Second Howard Ministry (LiberalNational coalition) was the 61st ministry of the Government of Australia. It was led by the country's 25th Prime Minister, John Howard. The Second Howard Ministry succeeded the First Howard Ministry, which dissolved on 21 October 1998 following the federal election that took place on 3 October. The ministry was replaced by the Third Howard Ministry on 10 November 2001 following the 2001 federal election.[1]

Second Howard Ministry
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61st Ministry of Australia
Date formed21 October 1998
Date dissolved26 November 2001
People and organisations
MonarchElizabeth II
Governor-GeneralSir William Deane
Peter Hollingworth
Prime MinisterJohn Howard
Deputy Prime MinisterTim Fischer
John Anderson
No. of ministers34 (plus 13 Parliamentary Secretaries)
Member partyLiberalNational coalition
Status in legislatureMajority government
Opposition partyLabor
Opposition leaderKim Beazley
History
Election(s)3 October 1998
Outgoing election10 November 2001
Legislature term(s)39th
PredecessorFirst Howard Ministry
SuccessorThird Howard Ministry

CabinetEdit

Party Minister Portrait Portfolio
Liberal Hon John Howard
(1939-)

MP for Bennelong
(1974-2007)

 
Nationals Hon Tim Fischer
(1946–2019)

MP for Farrer
(1984–2001)

 
Liberal Hon Peter Costello
(1957-)

MP for Higgins
(1990-2009)

 
Nationals Hon John Anderson
(1956–)

MP for Gwydir
(1989–2007)

 
Liberal Hon Robert Hill
(1946–)

Senator for South Australia
(1981–2006)

 
Liberal Hon Richard Alston
(1941–)

Senator for Victoria
(1986–2004)

 
Liberal Hon Peter Reith
(1950–)

MP for Flinders
(1984–2001)

 
Liberal Hon Jocelyn Newman
(1937–2018)

Senator for Tasmania
(1986–2002)

 
Liberal Hon Alexander Downer
(1951–)

MP for Mayo
(1984–2008)

 
Liberal Hon John Moore
(1936–)

MP for Ryan
(1975–2001)

 
Liberal Hon Dr Michael Wooldridge
(1956–)

MP for Casey
(1998–2001)

 
Liberal Hon John Fahey
(1945–2020)

MP for Macarthur
(1996–2001)

 
Liberal Hon Dr David Kemp
(1941–)

MP for Goldstein
(1990–2004)

 
Liberal Hon Daryl Williams QC
(1942–)

MP for Tangney
(1993–2004)

 
Nationals Hon Mark Vaile
(1956–)

MP for Lyne
(1993–2008)

 
Liberal Hon Philip Ruddock
(1943–)

MP for Berowra
(1993–2016)

 
Liberal Hon Nick Minchin
(1953–)

Senator for South Australia
(1993–2011)

 
Nationals Hon Warren Truss
(1948–)

MP for Wide Bay
(1990–2016) (in Cabinet from 20 July 1999)

 
Liberal Hon Amanda Vanstone
(1952–)

Senator for South Australia
(1984–2007) (in Cabinet from 30 January 2001)

 
Liberal Hon Tony Abbott
(1957–)

MP for Warringah
(1994–2019) (in Cabinet from 30 January 2001)

 

Outer ministryEdit

Party Minister Portrait Portfolio
Liberal Hon Bronwyn Bishop
(1942–)

MP for Mackellar
(1994–2016)

 
Nationals Hon Bruce Scott
(1943–)

MP for Maranoa
(1990–2016)

 
Liberal Hon John Herron
(1932–2019)

Senator for Queensland
(1990–2002)

 
Liberal Hon Rod Kemp
(1944–)

Senator for Victoria
(1990–2008)

 
Liberal Hon Chris Ellison
(1954–)

Senator for Western Australia
(1993–2009)

 
Liberal Hon Joe Hockey
(1965–)

MP for North Sydney
(1996–2015)

 
Liberal Hon Jackie Kelly
(1964–)

MP for Lindsay
(1996–2007)

 
Liberal Hon Ian Macdonald
(1945–)

Senator for New South Wales
(1990–2019)

 
Nationals Hon Peter McGauran
(1955–)

MP for Gippsland
(1983–2008)

 
Liberal Hon Wilson Tuckey
(1935–)

MP for O'Connor
(1980–2010)

 
Nationals Hon Larry Anthony
(1961–)

MP for Richmond
(1996–2004) (in Ministry from 20 July 1999)

 
Liberal Hon Eric Abetz
(1958–)

Senator for Tasmania
(1994–) (in Ministry from 30 January 2001)

 
Liberal Hon Ian Macfarlane
(1955–)

MP for Groom
(1998–2016) (in Ministry from 30 January 2001)

 
Liberal Hon Mal Brough
(1961–)

MP for Longman
(1996–2007) (in Ministry from 14 February 2001)

 

Parliamentary SecretariesEdit

Party Minister Portrait Portfolio
Liberal Ian Campbell
(1959–)

Senator for Western Australia
(1990–2007)

 
Country Liberal Grant Tambling
(1943–)

Senator for Northern Territory
(1987–2001)

 
Liberal Hon Trish Worth
(1946–)

MP for Adelaide
(1993–2004)

 
Liberal Hon Kathy Sullivan
(1942–)

MP for Moncrieff
(1984–2001)

 
Liberal Hon Judith Troeth
(1940–)

Senator for Victoria
(1993–2011)

 
Liberal Hon Warren Entsch
(1950–)

MP for Leichhardt
(1996–2007)

 
Liberal Bill Heffernan
(1943–)

Senator for New South Wales
(1996–2016)

 
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Cabinet
Liberal Hon Kay Patterson
(1944–)

Senator for Victoria
(1987–2008)

 
Liberal Hon Peter Slipper
(1950–)

MP for Fisher
(1993–2013)

 
Liberal Hon Dr Sharman Stone
(1951–)

MP for Murray
(1996–2016)

 
Nationals Hon Ron Boswell
(1940–)

Senator for Queensland
(1983–2014)

 
Liberal Hon Dr Brendan Nelson
(1958–)

MP for Bradfield
(1996–2009)

 
Liberal Hon Chris Gallus
(1943–)

MP for Hindmarsh
(1993–2004)

 

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ "Ministries and Cabinets". Parliamentary Handbook. Parliament of Australia. Retrieved 3 February 2012.