Daryl Manzie

Daryl William Manzie AM (born 2 November 1946) is an Australian former politician. He was the Country Liberal Party member for Sanderson in the Northern Territory Legislative Assembly from 1983 to 2001.[1]

Northern Territory Legislative Assembly
Years Term Electoral division Party
19831987 4th Sanderson Country Liberal
19871990 5th Sanderson Country Liberal
19901994 6th Sanderson Country Liberal
19941997 7th Sanderson Country Liberal
19972001 8th Sanderson Country Liberal


Daryl Manzie

Member of the Northern Territory Legislative Assembly
for Sanderson
In office
3 December 1983  17 August 2001
Preceded byJune D'Rozario
Succeeded byLen Kiely
Personal details
Born (1946-11-02) 2 November 1946 (age 74)
NationalityAustralian
Political partyCountry Liberal Party
Spouse(s)Maureen Manzie
OccupationPolice officer

Manzie moved to the Northern Territory in 1968, and served as a police officer for 15 years with the Northern Territory Police.[2]

At the 1983 general election, Manzie was elected to the Northern Territory Legislative Assembly for the seat of Sanderson.

He was a minister in the Everingham, Tuxworth, Hatton, Perron, Stone and Burke governments, serving as Minister for Community Development (1983–1984), Minister for Transport and Works and Housing (1984–1986), Attorney-General (1986–1992 and 1993–1994), Minister for Education (1986–1987), Minister for Lands and Housing (1987–1990), Minister for Conservation (1987–1989 and 1992–1993), Minister for Health and Community Services (1990–1992), Minister for Work Health and Territory Insurance (1992–1993), Minister for Transport and Works (1993–1995), Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services (1994–1995), Minister for Housing (1995–1996), Minister for Local Government (1995–1996), Minister for Aboriginal Development (1995–1996), Minister for Correctional Services (1995–1996 and 2000–2001), Minister for Mines and Energy (1996–1997), Minister for Power and Water (1996–1997), Minister for Territory Insurance (1996–1997 and 2000–2001), Minister for Arts and Museums (1996–1999), Minister for Asian Relations, Trade and Industry (1997–1998), Minister for Regional Development (1997–1998), Minister for Asian Relations and Trade (1998–2001), Minister for Industries and Small Business (1998), Minister for Corporate and Information Services (1998–1999), Minister for Communications, Science and Advanced Technology (1998–1999), Minister for Resource Development (1999–2001) and Minister for Public Employment and Industrial Relations (1999–2000).[3]

After retiring from politics in 2001, Manzie worked as a volunteer presenter on the morning show of community radio station 104.1 Territory FM.[4] He retired from radio in December 2016, after 15 years on air.[5]

Manzie was appointed in 2017 as Chair to the NT Committee and to the National Board of the Duke of Edinburgh's International Award – Australia.[6]