It’s a bitter sweet day for South Western Sydney

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Today is a bitter sweet day for Campbelltown and South Western Sydney.

It’s sweet because one of own, the state member for Macquarie Fields, Anoulack Chanthivong, pictured above, has been included in the first Minns Ministry.

But it’s also bitter because the state member for Campbelltown, Greg Warren, also pictured, who also served as shadow minister while Labor was in opposition before the March 25 election, was left out of the ministry.

The South West Voice in Macarthur contacted the Premier’s office to ask why Mr Warren missed out, but we have not yet received a response.

“Naturally I am disappointed but I respect the Premier’s decision and will continue to work hard for our local community as the Labor member for Campbelltown,’’ Mr Warren said.

“As for Anoulack, he’s a mate and I congratulate him on his selection in the Ministry,’’ he said.

“He is a great local member, he was a great shadow minister and will also make a great Minister,’’ Mr Warren said.

Mr Anoulack meanwhile was humble when he spoke to the Voice this morning.

Indeed he was still trying to get his head around the number of portfolios Premier Minns has entrusted him with, and they are:

Minister for Better Regulation and Fair Trading;

Minister for Industry and Trade;

Minister for Innovation, Science and Technology;

Minister for Corrections.

“To serve in any government is a privilege and I thank Premier Minns for having confidence in me to appoint me to Cabinet,’’ Mr Chanthivong said.

“I am looking forward to the challenges ahead, as well as making sure our community has a voice inside the Cabinet.’’

Mr Chanthivong, along with the rest of the ministry, will be sworn in tomorrow at Government House.

The NSW Cabinet is made up of:

Chris Minns MP: Premier

Prue Car MP: Deputy Premier

Minister for Education and Early Learning

Minister for Western Sydney

Penny Sharpe MLC:

Minister for Climate Change

Minister for Energy

Minister for the Environment

Minister for Heritage

John Graham MLC:

Special Minister of State 

Minister for Roads

Minister for the Arts

Minister for Music and the Night-time Economy

Minister for Jobs and Tourism

Daniel Mookhey MLC: Treasurer

Ryan Park MP:

Minister for Health

Minister for Regional Health

Minister for the Illawarra and the South Coast

 Elizabeth Haylen MP: Minister for Transport

Paul Scully MP: Minister for Planning and Public Spaces

Sophie Cotsis MP:

Minister for Industrial Relations

Minister for Work Health and Safety

Yasmin Catley MP: Minister for Police and Counter-terrorism

Jihad Dib MP:

Minister for Customer Service and Digital Government

Minister for Emergency Services

Minister for Youth Justice

Kate Washington MP:

Minister for Families and Communities

Minister for Disability Inclusion

Michael MP: Attorney General

Tara Moriarty MLC:

Minister for Agriculture

Minister for Regional New South Wales

Minister for Western New South Wales

Ron Hoenig MP:

Minister for Local Government

Vice-President of the Executive Council

Courtney Houssos MLC:

Minister for Finance

Minister for Natural Resources

Stephen Kamper MP:

Minister for Small Business

Minister for Lands and Property

Minister for Multiculturalism

Minister for Sport

Rose Jackson MLC

Minister for Water

Minister for Housing

Minister for Homelessness

Minister for Mental Health

Minister for Youth

Minister for the North Coast

 Tim Crakanthorp MP:

Minister for Skills, TAFE and Tertiary Education

Minister for the Hunter

David Harris MP

Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Treaty

Minister for Gaming and Racing

Minister for Veterans

Minister for Medical Research

Minister for the Central Coast

Jodie Harrison MP

Minister for Women

Minister for Seniors

Minister for the Prevention of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

Jennifer Aitchison MP

Minister for Regional Transport and Roads

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