|Founding document||Constitution of New South Wales|
|State||New South Wales|
|Legislature||Parliament of New South Wales|
|Meeting place||Parliament House|
|Head of state||Governor|
|Main body||New South Wales Ministry|
|Head of government||Premier|
|Appointer||Governor on behalf of the Queen of Australia in right of the State of New South Wales.|
|Headquarters||Chief Secretary's building|
|Main organ||Executive Council of New South Wales|
|Seat||Law Courts Building|
The Government of New South Wales, also known as the NSW Government, is the Australian state democratic administrative authority of New South Wales. It is currently held by a coalition of the Liberal Party and the National Party. The Government of New South Wales, a parliamentary constitutional monarchy, was formed in 1856 as prescribed in its Constitution, as amended from time to time. Since the Federation of Australia in 1901, New South Wales has been a state of the Commonwealth of Australia, and the Constitution of Australia regulates its relationship with the Commonwealth. Under the Australian Constitution, New South Wales, as with all states, ceded legislative and judicial supremacy to the Commonwealth, but retained powers in all matters not in conflict with the Commonwealth.
New South Wales is governed according to the principles of the Westminster system, a form of parliamentary government based on the model of the United Kingdom. Legislative power rests with the Parliament of New South Wales, which consists of the Crown, represented by the Governor of New South Wales, and the two Houses, the New South Wales Legislative Council (the upper house) and the New South Wales Legislative Assembly (the lower house). Executive power rests formally with the Executive Council, which consists of the Governor and senior ministers.
The Governor, as representative of the Crown, is the formal repository of power, which is exercised by him or her on the advice of the Premier of New South Wales and the Cabinet. The Premier and Ministers are appointed by the Governor, and hold office by virtue of their ability to command the support of a majority of members of the Legislative Assembly. Judicial power is exercised by the Supreme Court of New South Wales and a system of subordinate courts, but the High Court of Australia and other federal courts have overriding jurisdiction on matters which fall under the ambit of the Australian Constitution.
In 2006, the Sesquicentenary of Responsible Government in New South Wales, the Constitution Amendment Pledge of Loyalty Act 2006 No. 6 was enacted to amend the Constitution Act 1902 to require Members of the New South Wales Parliament and its Ministers to take a pledge of loyalty to Australia and to the people of New South Wales instead of swearing allegiance to the Queen her heirs and successors, and to revise the oaths taken by Executive Councillors.The Act was assented to by the Queen on 3 April 2006.
The following individuals serve as government ministers, at the pleasure of the Queen, represented by the Governor of New South Wales. The government ministers are listed in order of seniority as listed on the Parliament of New South Wales website and were sworn on by the Governor with effect from 2 April 2019,while their opposition counterparts are listed to correspond with the government ministers. All Opposition counterparts are members of the Parliament of New South Wales.
|Gladys Berejiklian||Premier||Liberal||Chris Minns||Leader of the Opposition||Labor|
|John Barilaro||Deputy Premier||National||Prue Car||Deputy Leader of the Opposition||Labor|
|Minister for Regional New South Wales, Industry and Trade||Mick Veitch MLC||Shadow Minister for Regional New South Wales||Labor|
|Anoulack Chanthivong||Shadow Minister for Industry and Trade||Labor|
|Dominic Perrottet||Treasurer||Liberal||Daniel Mookhey MLC||Shadow Treasurer|
Shadow Minister for the Gig Economy
|Paul Toole||Minister for Regional Transport and Roads||National||Jenny Aitchison||Shadow Minister for Regional Transport and Roads||Labor|
|Don Harwin MLC||Minister for the Public Service and Employee Relations, Aboriginal Affairs, and the Arts||Liberal||Sophie Cotsis||Shadow Minister for Industrial Relations|
Shadow Minister for Work Health and Safety
|Walt Secord MLC||Shadow Minister for Arts and Heritage|
Shadow Minister for the North Coast
|David Harris||Shadow Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Treaty|
Shadow Minister for the Central Coast
| Vice-President of the Executive Council |
Leader of Government Business in the Legislative Council
|Penny Sharpe MLC||Leader of the Opposition in the Legislative Council||Labor|
|Special Minister of State||John Graham MLC||Shadow Special Minister of State|
Shadow Minister for the Night-Time Economy
Shadow Minister for Music
|Andrew Constance||Minister for Transport and Roads||Liberal||Shadow Minister for Roads|
|Jo Haylen||Shadow Minister for Transport||Labor|
|Leader of the House||Ron Hoenig||Manager of Opposition Business||Labor|
|Brad Hazzard||Minister for Health and Medical Research||Liberal||Ryan Park||Shadow Minister for Health|
Shadow Minister for the Illawara and South Coast
|Tara Moriarty MLC||Shadow Minister for Medical Research||Labor|
|Rob Stokes||Minister for Planning and Public Spaces||Liberal||Paul Scully||Shadow Minister for Planning and Public Spaces||Labor|
|Mark Speakman||Attorney General||Liberal||Michael Daley||Shadow Attorney-General||Labor|
|Minister for Prevention of Domestic and Sexual Violence||Jodie Harrison||Shadow Minister for Prevention of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault||Labor|
|Victor Dominello||Minister for Customer Service and Digital||Liberal||Yasmin Catley||Shadow Minister for Customer Service and Digital|
Shadow Minister for the Hunter
|Sarah Mitchell MLC||Minister for Education and Early Childhood Learning||National||Prue Car||Shadow Minister for Education and Early Childhood Learning||Labor|
|Deputy Leader of the Government in the Legislative Council||John Graham MLC||Deputy Leader of the Opposition in the Legislative Council||Labor|
|David Elliott||Minister for Police and Emergency Services||Liberal||Walt Secord MLC||Shadow Minister for Police||Labor|
|Jihad Dib||Shadow Minister for Emergency Services||Labor|
|Melinda Pavey||Minister for Water, Property and Housing||National||Rose Jackson MLC||Shadow Minister for Water|
Shadow Minister for Housing and Homelessness
|Steve Kamper||Shadow Minister for Property||Labor|
|Stuart Ayres||Minister for Jobs, Investment, Tourism and Western Sydney||Liberal||David Harris||Shadow Minister for Jobs, Investment and Tourism||Labor|
|Greg Warren||Shadow Minister for Western Sydney||Labor|
|Matt Kean||Minister for Energy and Environment||Liberal||Jihad Dib||Shadow Minister for Energy and Climate Change||Labor|
|Penny Sharpe MLC||Shadow Minister for the Environment||Labor|
|Tania Mihailuk||Shadow Minister for Natural Resources||Labor|
|Adam Marshall||Minister for Agriculture and Western New South Wales||National||Mick Veitch MLC||Shadow Minister for Agriculture|
Shadow Minister for Western New South Wales
|Anthony Roberts||Minister for Counter Terrorism and Corrections||Liberal||Tara Moriarty MLC||Shadow Minister for Corrections and Juvenile Justice||Labor|
|Walt Secord MLC||Shadow Minister for Counter-Terrorism||Labor|
|Shelley Hancock||Minister for Local Government||Liberal||Greg Warren||Shadow Minister for Local Government||Labor|
|Kevin Anderson||Minister for Innovation and Better Regulation||National||Courtney Houssos MLC||Shadow Minister for Better Regulation and Innovation||Labor|
|Geoff Lee||Minister for Skills and Tertiary Education||Liberal||Tim Crakanthorp||Shadow Minister for Skills, TAFE and Tertiary Education||Labor|
|Natalie Ward MLC||Minister for Sport, Multiculturalism, Seniors and Veterans||Liberal||Julia Finn||Shadow Minister for Sport||Labor|
|Steve Kamper||Shadow Minister for Multiculturalism||Labor|
|Greg Warren||Shadow Minister for Veterans||Labor|
|Jodie Harrison||Shadow Minister for Seniors||Labor|
|Bronwyn Taylor MLC||Minister for Mental Health, Regional Youth and Women||National||Shadow Minister for Womens|
|Ryan Park||Shadow Minister for Mental Health||Labor|
|Julia Finn||Shadow Minister for Youth||Labor|
|Alister Henskens||Minister for Families, Communities and Disability Services||Liberal||Kate Washington||Shadow Minister for Family and Community Services|
Shadow Minister for Disability Inclusion
|Damien Tudehope MLC||Minister for Finance and Small Business||Liberal||Anoulack Chanthivong||Shadow Minister for Finance||Labor|
|Steve Kamper||Shadow Minister for Small Business||Labor|
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