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Second Deakin Ministry

Second Deakin Ministry
Flag of Australia (1903-1908).svg
5th Ministry of Australia
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Group photo of the Second Deakin Ministry with Governor-General Lord Northcote.
Date formed5 July 1905
Date dissolved13 November 1908
People and organisations
MonarchEdward VII
Governor-GeneralLord Northcote
Lord Dudley
Prime MinisterAlfred Deakin
No. of ministers12
Member partyProtectionist
Status in legislatureMinority government (Labour support)
Opposition partyFree Trade/Anti-Socialist
Opposition leaderGeorge Reid
History
Election(s)12 December 1906
Legislature term(s)2nd
3rd
PredecessorReid Ministry
SuccessorFirst Fisher Ministry

The Second Deakin Ministry (Protectionist) was the 5th ministry of the Government of Australia. It was led by the country's 2nd Prime Minister, Alfred Deakin. The Second Deakin Ministry succeeded the Reid Ministry, which dissolved on 5 July 1905 following the resignation of George Reid after the Protectionists withdrew their support and gained support from the Labour Party. The ministry was replaced by the First Fisher Ministry on 13 November 1908 after the Labour Party withdrew their support and formed their own minority government.[1]

Isaac Isaacs, who died in 1948, was the last surviving member of the Second Deakin Ministry.

Ministry

Minister Portrait Portfolio
  Hon Alfred Deakin
(1856-1919)

for Ballaarat
(1901-1913)

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  Rt Hon Sir John Forrest
(1847-1918)

for Swan
(1901-1918)

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  Hon Isaac Isaacs
(1855-1948)

for Indi
(1901-1906)

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  Hon Littleton Groom
(1867-1936)

for Darling Downs
(1901-1929)

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  Hon Sir William Lyne
(1844-1913)

for Hume
(1901-1913)

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  Hon Thomas Playford
(1837-1915)

Senator for South Australia
(1901-1906)

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  Hon Austin Chapman
(1864-1926)

for Eden-Monaro
(1901-1926)

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  Hon (Sir) Thomas Ewing
(1856-1920)

for Richmond
(1901-1910)

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  Hon John Keating
(1872-1940)

Senator for Tasmania
(1901-1923)

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  Hon Samuel Mauger
(1857-1936)

for Melbourne Ports
(1901-1906)

for Maribyrnong
(1906-1910) (in Ministry from 12 October 1906)

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  • Minister without Portfolio (from 12 October 1906 to 30 July 1907)
  • Postmaster-General (from 30 July 1907)
  Hon (Sir) Robert Best
(1856-1946)

Senator for Victoria
(1901-1910) (in Ministry from 20 February 1907)

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  Hon James Hume Cook
(1866-1942)

for Bourke
(1901-1910) (in Ministry from 28 January 1908)

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See also

References

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

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