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Natasha Fyles is an Australian politician and the 12th Chief Minister of the Northern Territory. She lives in Darwin, Northern Territory. A member of the Territory Labor, she was elected to the seat of Nightcliff in the Northern Territory Legislative Assembly in the 2012 Northern Territory election.
Fyles trained as a teacher at the University of Canberra prior to her election and has worked as a physical education teacher and swimming coach. Fyles was part of Labor’s landslide victory in the 2016 Northern Territory election and was re-elected as the member for Nightcliff in the 2020 election holding the largest majority in the Northern Territory.
She is currently the Minister for Health, Minister for Tourism and Hospitality, Minister for Racing, Gaming and Licensing, Minister for Alcohol Policy, Minister for Major Events, Minister for the National Resilience Centre and Leader of Government Business. Following Michael Gunner’s resignation from the role of Chief Minister on 10 May 2022, Fyles was elected as his replacement by the Labor caucus on 13 May 2022.
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Natasha Kate Fyles was born May 26, 1978 (age 44 years) in Darwin at the old Darwin hospital and grew up in the Northern suburbs, of Australia. She completed her teaching degree at the University of Canberra and then returned to Darwin, teaching at St Mary’s Primary School for five years and was actively involved in School Sports NT during this time.
After traveling and working overseas Natasha Fyles returned to the Territory as Executive Director of Royal Life Saving Society NT delivering water safety programs across the Territory in both urban and remote centres in the Northern Territory and also in the neighbouring Republic of Timor- Leste.
Natasha Fyles joined the Australian Labor Party in 1993. Fyles served as the Attorney-General of the Northern Territory from 31 August 2016 to 7 September 2020. She was succeeded by Selena Uibo. In 2012 the incumbent Member for Nightcliff Jane Aagaard retired, and despite a swing against Labor at that year’s election, the seat was retained for Labor by Fyles and she was elected to the Northern Territory Legislative Assembly as the Member for Nightcliff.
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Labor’s massive landslide at the 2016 election saw Natasha Fyles consolidate her hold on the seat with a healthy swing of 18 percent, ballooning her majority to 26.9 percent, making Nightcliff the safest seat in the Territory. This majority is attributed to her tireless work ethic in the electorate. Fyles was re-elected as the Member for Nightcliff in 2020 with a majority of 24.9 percent, retaining her mantle as holding the safest seat in the Northern Territory.
Labor went into the 2016 territory election as unbackable favourites, with Northern Territory opinion polls indicating a massive swing against the CLP. Labor won 18 seats in the 25-member Legislative Assembly. Natasha Fyles was re-elected as the Member for Nightcliff and took on the portfolio of Health.
Natasha Fyles was re-elected as the Member for Nightcliff in 2020 holding the largest majority in any Northern Territory electorate. She has served as the Minister for Health in the Gunner ministry since 2016 and continues as the Northern Territory’s Health Minister following the 22 August 2020 election, which saw the Labor government re-elected.
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Fyles was appointed as the Minister for National Resilience to work with the Australian federal government on making Darwin’s highly-touted Howard Springs Quarantine Facility a ‘centre for national resilience’. This use of this facility is central to the repatriation of Australians stranded overseas due to COVID-19.
She was also the Leader of Government Business and the Minister for Alcohol Policy, Minister for Tourism and Hospitality, Minister for Major Events, and Minister for Racing, Gaming and Licensing.
Chief Minister of the Northern Territory
Chief Minister and Territory Labor leader Michael Gunner announced his resignation on 10 May 2022. Natasha Fyles was elected as party leader by the Labor caucus on 13 May 2022 and was sworn in as Chief Minister later that day.
Natasha Fyles is married to Paul Archbold, they had their wedding in the 2000s. Her husband is a private person and they have two children together. She stands at an appealing height and has a good body weight that suits her personality. As of 2023, Fyles and her husband Paul Archbold are still married and are living a cool life with their children.
Natasha Fyles net worth
How much is Natasha Fyles worth? Natasha Fyles net worth is estimated at around $4 million. Her main source of income is from her career as a businesswoman and politician. Fyles’ salary with other career earnings is over $350,000+ annually. Her successful career has earned her some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy car trips. She is one of the richest and most influential politicians in Australia.