The Fadden Ministry was the twenty-ninth Australian Commonwealth ministry, and ran from 28 August 1941 to 7 October 1941.
29th Ministry of Australia
|Date formed||28 August 1941|
|Date dissolved||7 October 1941|
|People and organisations|
|Governor-General||The Earl of Gowrie|
|Prime Minister||Arthur Fadden|
|No. of ministers||19|
|Member party||Coalition (Country–UAP)|
|Status in legislature||Minority government|
|Opposition leader||John Curtin|
|Predecessor||Third Menzies Ministry|
|Successor||First Curtin Ministry|
It considered of thirteen members of the United Australia Party (UAP) and six members of the Country Party. The two parties had been in a coalition since the formation of the Second Menzies Ministry on 14 March 1940. Menzies resigned as prime minister after losing the support of the UAP, and a joint meeting of the two parties subsequently elected Fadden – the leader of the Country Party – as his replacement.
There were no honorary or assistant ministers appointed.
|Senator George McLeay|
|Senator Harry Foll|
|Sir Earle Page|
|Sir Frederick Stewart|
|Senator Philip McBride|
|Senator Herbert Collett|
|Senator John Leckie|