Scullin Ministry

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Scullin Ministry
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19th Ministry of Australia
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Group photo of the Scullin Ministry
Date formed22 October 1929
Date dissolved6 January 1932
People and organisations
Monarch George VI
Governor-General The Baron Stonehaven
Sir Isaac Isaacs
Prime Minister James Scullin
No. of ministers19
Member party Labor
Status in legislatureMajority government
Opposition party Nationalist
United Australia
Opposition leader John Latham
Joseph Lyons
History
Election(s) 12 October 1929
Outgoing election 19 December 1931
Legislature term(s)12th
Predecessor Third Bruce Ministry
Successor First Lyons Ministry

The Scullin Ministry (Labor) was the 19th ministry of the Government of Australia. It was led by the country's 9th Prime Minister, James Scullin. The Scullin Ministry succeeded the Third Bruce Ministry, which dissolved on 22 October 1929 following the federal election that took place on 12 October which saw Labor defeat Stanley Bruce's NationalistCountry Coalition. The ministry was replaced by the First Lyons Ministry on 6 January 1932 following the federal election that took place in December which saw the United Australia Party defeat Labor. As of 2020, it remains the most recent government to have lost an election after a single term in office. [1]

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Frank Forde, who died in 1983, was the last surviving member of the Scullin Ministry; Forde was also the last surviving minister of the Curtin Government, the Forde Government, and the First Chifley Ministry.

Ministry

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  (Rt) Hon James Scullin
(1876–1953)

MP for Yarra
(1922–1949)

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  Hon Ted Theodore
(1884–1950)

MP for Dalley
(1927–1931)

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  Hon Frank Brennan
(1873–1950)

MP for Batman
(1911–1931)

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  Hon Arthur Blakeley
(1886–1972)

MP for Darling
(1917–1934)

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  Hon Albert Green
(1869–1940)

MP for Kalgoorlie
(1922–1940)

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  Hon James Fenton
(1864–1950)

MP for Maribyrnong
(1910–1934)

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  Hon Frank Anstey
(1865–1940)

MP for Bourke
(1910–1934)

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  Hon Joseph Lyons
(1879–1939)

MP for Wilmot
(1929–1939)

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  Hon Parker Moloney
(1879–1961)

MP for Hume
(1919–1931)

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  Hon John Daly
(1891–1942)

Senator for South Australia
(1928–1935)

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  Hon Frank Forde
(1890–1983)

MP for Capricornia
(1922–1946)(in Ministry from 4 February 1931)

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  Hon Ben Chifley
(1885–1951)

MP for Macquarie
(1928–1931)(in Ministry from 3 March 1931)

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  Hon John Barnes
(1868–1938)

Senator for Victoria
(1923–1935)(in Ministry from 3 March 1931)

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  Hon John McNeill
(1868–1943)

MP for Wannon
(1929–1931)(in Ministry from 3 March 1931)

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Assistant ministers

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  Hon Jack Beasley
(1895–1949)

MP for West Sydney
(1928–1946)

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  Hon Jack Holloway
(1875–1967)

MP for Flinders
(1929–1931)

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  Hon John Dooley
(1883–1961)

Senator for New South Wales
(1928–1935)

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  Hon Charles Culley
(1877–1949)

MP for Denison
(1928–1931)

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  Hon Lou Cunningham
(1889–1948)

MP for Gwydir
(1929–1931)

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  • Assistant Minister (from 26 June 1931)

Notes

  1. "Ministries and Cabinets". Parliamentary Handbook. Parliament of Australia . Retrieved 17 September 2010.

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