Ninth Menzies Ministry
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Ninth Menzies Ministry

Ninth Menzies Ministry
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40th Ministry of Australia
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The Ninth Menzies Ministry shortly prior to the 1963 federal election.
Date formed22 December 1961
Date dissolved18 December 1963
People and organisations
MonarchElizabeth II
Governor-GeneralViscount De L'Isle
Prime MinisterSir Robert Menzies
No. of ministers23
Member partyLiberal-Country coalition
Status in legislatureCoalition majority government
Opposition partyLabor
Opposition leaderArthur Calwell
Legislature term(s)24th
PredecessorEighth Menzies Ministry
SuccessorTenth Menzies Ministry

The Ninth Menzies Ministry (Liberal-Country Coalition) was the 40th ministry of the Government of Australia. It was led by the country's 12th Prime Minister, Sir Robert Menzies. The Ninth Menzies Ministry succeeded the Eighth Menzies Ministry, which dissolved on 22 December 1961 following the federal election that took place in early December. The ministry was replaced by the Tenth Menzies Ministry on 18 December 1963 following the 1963 federal election.[1]


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

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