Minister for Essential Services (Northern Territory)


The Northern Territory Minister for Essential Services is a Minister of the Crown in the Government of the Northern Territory.[1]

Minister for Essential Services
Incumbent
Eva Lawler

since 7 September 2020
None
StyleThe Honourable
AppointerAdministrator of the Northern Territory

The Minister is responsible for electricity generation and supply operations, public sewerage and drainage services operations, public water supplies operations, and supply and service provision under license. They are also responsible for the Power and Water Corporation, the Power Generation Corporation and the Power Retail Corporation.[1]

The current minister is Eva Lawler (Labor), who succeeded Gerry McCarthy on 7 September 2020 following his retirement from politics. [2][3]

List of Ministers for Essential Services


MinisterPartyTerm [4][5][6][7][8]Ministerial title
 Denis BurkeCountry Liberal1 July 1995 – 20 June 1996Minister for Water and Power
 Daryl Manzie21 June 1996 – 14 September 1997
 Eric Poole15 September 1997 – 7 December 1998Minister for Essential Services
 Barry Coulter8 December 1998 – 18 June 1999
 Mike Reed21 June 1999 – 30 January 2000
 Stephen Dunham31 January 2000 – 26 August 2001
 Jack Ah KitLabor27 August 2001 – 12 November 2001
 Kon Vatskalis13 November 2001 – 17 October 2002
 Chris Burns18 October 2002 – 10 July 2005
 Paul Henderson11 July 2005 – 31 August 2006
 Kon Vatskalis1 September 2006 – 17 August 2008
 Rob Knight18 August 2008 – 28 August 2012
 Terry MillsCountry Liberal29 August 2012 – 3 September 2012
 Dave Tollner4 September 2012 – 13 December 2012
 Willem Westra van Holthe14 December 2012 – 14 February 2016
 Peter Chandler15 February 2016 – 27 August 2016
 Michael GunnerLabor31 August 2016 – 11 September 2016
 Gerry McCarthy12 September 2016 – 7 September 2020
 Eva Lawler7 September 2020 - present

References


  1. "Administrative Arrangements Order" (PDF). Government of the Northern Territory. 12 September 2016. Archived from the original (PDF) on 13 September 2016. Retrieved 14 September 2016.
  2. "LONG-SERVING NT LABOR MLA ANNOUNCES SHOCK RETIREMENT". NT News. 12 May 2020. Retrieved 27 September 2020.
  3. Vivian, Steve (7 September 2020). "NT Government announces new cabinet with Michael Gunner taking on role of Treasurer". ABC News. Retrieved 27 September 2020.
  4. "Northern Territory Government Ministries (CLP) 1st to 8th Assembly 1974 - 2001" (PDF). Northern Territory Legislative Assembly. Retrieved 13 September 2016.
  5. "Northern Territory Government Ministries (ALP) Ninth Assembly 27 August 2001 – 23 June 2005" (PDF). Northern Territory Legislative Assembly. Retrieved 13 September 2016.
  6. "Northern Territory Government Ministries (ALP) Tenth Assembly 2005 - 2008" (PDF). Northern Territory Legislative Assembly. Retrieved 13 September 2016.
  7. "Northern Territory Government Ministries (ALP) Eleventh Assembly 18 August 2008 – 28 August 2012" (PDF). Northern Territory Legislative Assembly. Retrieved 13 September 2016.
  8. "Northern Territory Government Ministries (Country Liberals) Twelfth Assembly 29 August 2012 – 27.08.16" (PDF). Northern Territory Legislative Assembly. Retrieved 13 September 2016.