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Michael Gunner

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11th Chief Minister of the Northern Territory
Elections: 2016
Assumed office
31 August 2016
MonarchElizabeth II
DeputyNicole Manison
AdministratorJohn Hardy
Vicki O'Halloran
Preceded byAdam Giles
Leader of the Opposition (Northern Territory)
In office
20 April 2015 – 31 August 2016
DeputyLynne Walker
Preceded byDelia Lawrie
Succeeded byGary Higgins
Member of the Northern Territory Legislative Assembly
for Fannie Bay
Assumed office
9 August 2008
Preceded byClare Martin
Personal details
Born
Michael Patrick Francis Gunner

(1976-01-06) 6 January 1976 (age 45)
Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
NationalityAustralian
Political partyLabor Party
Spouse(s)Kristy O'Brien
Alma materCharles Darwin University
OccupationPolitical advisor
CabinetGunner Ministry

Michael Patrick Francis Gunner (born 6 January 1976) is an Australian politician. He is the 11th and current Chief Minister of the Northern Territory since 31 August 2016. He is a Labor member of the Northern Territory Legislative Assembly since 2008.

Gunner was elected leader of Labor in the Northern Territory and Leader of the Opposition, in April 2015.[1] He led Labor to a landslide victory in the 2016 Northern Territory election. He was sworn in on 31 August, becoming the first Chief Minister to have been born in the Northern Territory.

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