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The Fifth Hughes Ministry
was the sixteenth Australian Commonwealth ministry, and ran from 4 February 1920 to 9 February 1923.
Nationalist Party of Australia
The Nationalist Party of Australia was an Australian political party. It was formed on 17 February 1917 from a merger between the conservative Commonwealth Liberal Party and the National Labor Party, the name given to the pro-conscription defectors from the Australian Labor Party led by Prime...
- Rt Hon Billy Hughes
William Morris "Billy" Hughes, CH, KC, MHR , Australian politician, was the seventh Prime Minister of Australia from 1915 to 1923....
, MP: Prime Minister. Attorney-General (to 21 December 1921), Minister for External Affairs (from 21 December 1921)
- Rt Hon Joseph Cook
Sir Joseph Cook, GCMG was an Australian politician and the sixth Prime Minister of Australia. Born as Joseph Cooke and working in the coal mines of Silverdale, Staffordshire during his early life, he emigrated to Lithgow, New South Wales during the late 1880s, and became General-Secretary of the...
, MP: Minister for the Navy (to 28 July 1920), Treasurer (28 July 1920 to 11 November 1921)
- Senator Hon George Pearce
Sir George Foster Pearce KCVO was an Australian politician who was instrumental in founding the Australian Labor Party in Western Australia....
: Minister for Defence (to 21 December 1921), Minister for Home and Territories (from 21 December 1921)
- Hon William Watt
William Alexander Watt PC was an Australian politician who was the 24th Premier of Victoria, and later a leading federal politician and Speaker of the House of Representatives....
, MP: Treasurer (to 15 June 1920)
- Senator Hon Edward Millen
Edward Davis Millen was an Australian journalist and politician who served as the first Minister for Repatriation....
: Minister for Repatriation
- Hon Littleton Groom
Sir Littleton Ernest Groom, KCMG was an Australian Commonwealth Minister, Speaker of the House of Representatives and Australia's 17th longest serving federal Parliamentarian . He was a member of every non-Australian Labor Party ministry from 1905 to 1926...
, MP: Minister for Works and Railways (to 21 December 1921), Attorney-General (from 21 December 1921)
- Senator Hon Edward Russell
Edward John Russell was an Australian politician.Russell was born in Warrnambool, Victoria and educated at Newport State School and St Mary's Catholic School, Williamstown...
: Vice-President of the Executive Council (to 21 December 1921)
- Hon Walter Massy-Greene, MP: Minister for Trade and Customs (to 21 December 1921). Minister for Health (from 10 February 1921. Minister for Defence (from 21 December 1921)
- Hon Alexander Poynton
Alexander Poynton, OBE, , was an inaugural member of the Australian House of Representatives.Born in Castlemaine, Victoria to Alexander, who took part in the Eureka Stockade rebellion, and Rosanna Poynton, Poynton left school at 14 to work as a shearer, station-hand and miner, and marry Harriet...
, MP: Minister for Home and Territories (to 21 December 1921), Postmaster-General (from 21 December 1921)
- Hon George Wise
George Henry Wise was an Australian politician and solicitor.Wise was born in Melbourne and educated at Scotch College from five years of age to he matriculated in 1868. He became an articled clerk and was admitted to the bar in September 1874 and set up his own practice in 1877 in Sale...
, MP: Postmaster-General (to 21 December 1921)
- Hon Sir Granville Ryrie
Major General Sir Granville de Laune Ryrie KCMG, CB, VD was an Australian soldier and politician who served in the Second Boer War and the First World War.-Early life:...
, KCMG MP: Assistant Minister for Defence (to 21 December 1921)
- Hon William Laird Smith, MP: Honorary Minister (to 28 July 1920), Minister for the Navy (28 July 1920 to 21 December 1921)
- Hon Arthur Rodgers
Arthur Stanislaus Rodgers was an Australian politician.Rodgers was born in Geelong, Victoria and educated at Xavier College, Melbourne in 1889 and 1890. He took up farming in 1894 near Horsham and later also worked part in a stock and station agency...
, MP: Assistant Minister for Repatriation (28 July 1920 to 21 December 1921), Minister for Trade and Customs (from 21 December 1921)
- Hon Stanley Bruce
Stanley Melbourne Bruce, 1st Viscount Bruce of Melbourne, CH, MC, FRS, PC , was an Australian politician and diplomat, and the eighth Prime Minister of Australia. He was the second Australian granted an hereditary peerage of the United Kingdom, but the first whose peerage was formally created...
, MP: Treasurer (from 21 December 1921)
- Hon Richard Foster, MP: Minister for Works and Railways (from 21 December 1921)
- Senator Hon John Earle
John Earle was an Australian politician and the first Labor Premier of Tasmania.- Early life :Born into a farming family of Cornish descent in Bridgewater, Tasmania, Earle left home at 17 to work as a blacksmith's apprentice in a Hobart foundry...
: Vice-President of the Executive Council (from 21 December 1921)
- Hon Hector Lamond
Hector Lamond was an Australian politician.Lamond was born at Broughton Creek, near Berry, New South Wales and educated at public schools. He was apprenticed as a printer to the Carcoar Chronicle when he was 14 and was its editor at 25. He was involved in the establishment of the Australian...
, MP: Assistant Minister for Repatriation (from 21 December 1921)