First Deakin Ministry

The First Deakin Ministry of the Deakin Government (1903-1904) was the second Australian Commonwealth ministry, and ran from 24 September 1903 to 27 April 1904.[1]

Protectionist Party

Portfolio Minister
Prime Minister and Minister for External Affairs Hon Alfred Deakin, MP
Minister for Trade and Customs Hon Sir William Lyne, KCMG MP
Treasurer Rt Hon Sir George Turner, KCMG MP
Minister for Home Affairs Rt Hon Sir John Forrest, GCMG MP
Attorney-General Senator Hon James Drake
Postmaster-General Hon Sir Philip Fysh, KCMG MP
Minister for Defence Hon Austin Chapman, MP
Vice-President of the Executive Council Senator Hon Thomas Playford


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