|Prime Minister and Minister for External Affairs||Rt Hon Edmund Barton, KC MP|
|Attorney-General||Hon Alfred Deakin, MP|
|Minister for Home Affairs||Hon Sir William Lyne, KCMG MP (to 11 August 1903)|
Rt Hon Sir John Forrest, GCMG MP (from 11 August 1903)
|Minister for Trade and Customs||Rt Hon Charles Kingston, KC MP (to 24 July 1903)|
Hon Sir William Lyne, KCMG MP (from 11 August 1903)
|Treasurer||Rt Hon Sir George Turner, KCMG MP|
|Minister for Defence||Hon Sir James Dickson, KCMG (to 10 January 1901)|
Rt Hon Sir John Forrest, GCMG MP (17 January 1901 to 10 August 1903)
Senator Hon James Drake (from 10 August 1903)
|Postmaster-General||Rt Hon Sir John Forrest, GCMG MP (to 17 January 1901)|
Senator Hon James Drake (5 February 1901 to 10 August 1903)
Hon Sir Philip Fysh, KCMG MP (from 10 August 1903)
|Vice-President of the Executive Council||Senator Hon Richard O'Connor, KC|
|Ministers without portfolios||Hon Elliott Lewis (to 23 April 1901)|
Hon Sir Philip Fysh, KCMG MP (26 April 1901 to 10 August 1903)
- "Ministries and Cabinets". Parliamentary Handbook. Parliament of Australia. Retrieved 17 September 2010.
- Dickson was Premier of Queensland 1898-99. He was intending to seek election to the Commonwealth Parliament but died on 10 January 1901.
- Lewis was Premier of Tasmania 1899-1903, 1909, 1909-12. He did not seek election to the Commonwealth Parliament.