Chief Minister of the Australian Capital Territory

head of government of the Australian Capital Territory, in Australia

The Chief Minister of the Australian Capital Territory is the head of government of the Australian Capital Territory. The leader of the party with the largest representation of seats in the Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly.[1]

Chief Minister of the Australian Capital Territory
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Incumbent
Andrew Barr

since 11 December 2014
StyleThe Honourable
AppointerAustralian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly
Inaugural holderRosemary Follett
Formation11 May 1989

The current Chief Minister is Andrew Barr of the Labor Party, who was elected by the Assembly on 11 December 2014 following the resignation of Katy Gallagher.[2]

List of Chief MinistersEdit

# Name Party Term Start Term End Timespan
1 Rosemary Follett Labor 11 May 1989 5 December 19891 208 days
2 Trevor Kaine Liberal 5 December 1989 6 June 19912 1 year, 183 days
(1) Rosemary Follett Labor 6 June 1991 2 March 1995 3 years, 269 days
3 Kate Carnell Liberal 2 March 1995 18 October 20003 5 years, 230 days
4 Gary Humphries Liberal 18 October 2000 5 November 2001 1 year, 18 days
5 Jon Stanhope Labor 5 November 2001 12 May 20114 9 years, 188 days
6 Katy Gallagher Labor 16 May 2011 11 December 20145 3 years, 209 days
7 Andrew Barr Labor 11 December 2014 Incumbent 6 years, 281 days

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Assembly Debate" (PDF). ACT Hansard. ACT Legislative Assembly. 11 May 1989. p. 4. Retrieved 21 August 2010.
  2. "Andrew Barr elected ACT Chief Minister, seventh in history". ABC News. Australia. 11 December 2014. Retrieved 11 December 2014.