South Australian Government
The Office of the Minister for the Northern Territory operated while the Northern Territory was under the control of the South Australian Government. This office was a title change for the Office of the Minister Controlling the Northern Territory. During this period the Government Resident in the Northern Territory reported to this office.
In December 1909 the Honourable Richard Butler MP was appointed Treasurer and Minister for the Northern Territory. He was succeeded in June 1910 by William Joseph Denny who was the last South Australian Minister to take responsibility for the Northern Territory before it was handed over to the control of the Commonwealth Government in January 1911.
1889 - 1892 Office of the Minister of Education and of the Northern Territory
1892 - 1909 Office of the Minister Controlling the Northern Territory
1909 - 1911 Office of the Minister for the Northern Territory
Sources used to compile this entry: State Records of South Australia, 'Agency details: GA17 Office of the Minister for the Northern Territory', in State Records of South Australia, ArchivesSearch, 2012, http://www.archives.sa.gov.au.
Prepared by: Karen George and Gary George
Created: 27 June 2011, Last modified: 12 June 2012