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The Cabinet of South Australia is the chief policy-making organ of the Government of South Australia. In South Australia, the cabinet is interchangeably known as the ministry as there is no "outer ministry" – therefore all ministers are in cabinet. The current fifteen-member cabinet, the Malinauskas ministry, is headed by Premier Peter Malinauskas of the South Australian Labor Party.

Composition of ministry

As of 24 March 2022. All but one cabinet ministers are members of the South Australian Labor Party, with the remaining cabinet minister an Independent member.

Party Portfolio Minister
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  • Deputy Premier
  • Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science
  • Minister for Defence and Space Industries
  • Minister for Climate, Environment and Water
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  • Attorney-General
  • Minister for Aboriginal Affairs
  • Minister for Industrial Relations and Public Sector
Kyam Maher MLC
  • Minister for Infrastructure and Transport
  • Minister for Energy and Mining
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  • Treasurer
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  • Minister for Tourism
  • Minister for Multicultural Affairs
Zoe Bettison MP
  • Minister for Health and Wellbeing
Chris Picton MP
  • Minister for Child Protection
  • Minister for Women and the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence
  • Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing
Katrine Hildyard MP
  • Minister for Human Services
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  • Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development
  • Minister for Forest Industries
Clare Scriven MLC
  • Minister for Education, Training and Skills
Blair Boyer MP
  • Minister for Local Government
  • Minister for Regional Roads
  • Minister for Veterans Affairs
Geoff Brock MP
  • Minister for Small and Family Business
  • Minister for Consumer and Business Affairs
  • Minister for Arts
Andrea Michaels MP
  • Minister for Police, Emergency Services and Correctional Services
Joe Szakacs MP
  • Minister for Trade and Investment
  • Minister for Housing and Urban Development
  • Minister for Planning
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