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      The new cabinet of New South Wales has been sworn in ceremony at Government House Sydney

  Oath of Honourable Mike Baird MP as Premier

In the morning of Thursday, 2 April 2015, His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Ret’d), Governor of New South Wales, received
The Honourable Mike Baird MP, Premier of NSW and the Honourable Troy Grant MP, Deputy Premier of NSW and accepted the Premier’s recommendations for appointments to the Executive Council and as Ministers of State to various offices. The Governor then administered the Oaths of Office to the Honourable Mike Baird MP as Premier and to the Honourable Troy Grant MP as Deputy Premier.

Afterwards, His Excellency, accompanied by Mrs Linda Hurley, officiated at a ceremony at which he administered the Oaths and Affirmations of Office to the other members of the reconstructed Ministry:


The Honourable Michael Bruce Baird MP, Minister for Western Sydney;

The Honourable Troy Wayne Grant MP, Minister for Justice and Police, Minister for the Arts, and Minister for Racing;

The Honourable Gladys Berejiklian MP, Treasurer, and Minister for Industrial Relations;

The Honourable Adrian Piccoli MP, Minister for Education,

The Honourable Duncan John Gay MLC, Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight, and Vice-President of the Executive Council;

The Honourable Anthony John Roberts MP, Minister for Industry, Resources and Energy;

The Honourable Jillian Gell Skinner MP, Minister for Health;

The Honourable Andrew James Constance MP, Minister for Transport and Infrastructure;

The Honourable Bradley Ronald Hazzard MP, Minister for Family and Community Services, and Minister for Social Housing;

The Honourable Robert Gordon Stokes MP, Minister for Planning;

The Honourable Dominic Francis Perrottet MP, Minister for Finance, Services and Property;

The Honourable Gabrielle Cecelia Upton MP, Attorney General;

The Honourable Prudence Jane Goward MP, Minister for Mental Health, Minister for Medical Research, Assistant Minister for Health, Minister for Women, and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault;

The Honourable John George Ajaka MLC, Minister for Ageing, Minister for Disability Services, and Minister for Multiculturalism;

The Honourable Stuart Laurence Ayres MP, Minister for Trade, Tourism and Major Events, and Minister for Sport;

The Honourable Victor Michael Dominello MP, Minister for Innovation and Better Regulation;

The Honourable (John) Giovanni Domenic Barilaro MP, Minister for Regional Development, Minister for Skills, and Minister for Small Business;

The Honourable Paul Lawrence Toole MP, Minister for Local Government;

The Honourable Niall Blair MLC, Minister for Primary Industries, and Minister for Lands and Water;

The Honourable Mark Raymond Speakman SC MP, Minister for the Environment, Minister for Heritage, and Assistant Minister for Planning;

The Honourable David Andrew Elliott MP, Minister for Corrections, Minister for Emergency Services, and Minister for Veterans Affairs; and

The Honourable Leslie Gladys Williams MP, Minister for Early Childhood Education, Minister for Aboriginal Affairs, and Assistant Minister for Education.

Later, the Governor presided at a Special Meeting of the full Executive Council before hosting a Reception to mark the occasion.



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