Deputy Chief Minister of the Australian Capital Territory

The Deputy Chief Minister of the Australian Capital Territory is the second-most senior officer in the Government of the Australian Capital Territory. The Deputy Chief Ministership has been a ministerial portfolio since its establishment in 1989. Unlike in other states and territories, the Deputy Chief Minister of the ACT is not nominally appointed by an Administrator or Vice-Regal, but by the Chief Minister.

Deputy Chief Minister of the
Australian Capital Territory
Incumbent
Yvette Berry

since 31 October 2016
StyleThe Honourable
Member of
Seat1 Constitution Avenue, Canberra
NominatorChief Minister of the Australian Capital Territory
Formation16 May 1989
First holderPaul Whalan

The current Deputy Chief Minister is the Labor Party's Yvette Berry[1] who took over from former Labor Deputy leader Simon Corbell on 31 October 2016, following Corbell's retirement[2] at the 2016 Australian Capital Territory general election.