Rae Wilson

New QLD ministry announced

PREMIER Campbell Newman has announced his ministry.

In his announcement, the LNP leader said "every job would be a challenging one" due to the state of affairs left behind by the outgoing ALP government.

He said it would feature, "five lawyers, five journalists, an engineer, two registered nurses, a dentist and an environmental scientist".


John-Paul Langbroek - Education, Training and Employment.
Tim Nicholls - Treasurer, Trade
Jeff Seeney - State Development, Infrastructure, Planning.
Lawrence Springborg - Health
Scott Emerson - Transport and Main Roads
Jarrod Bleijie - Attorney General, Justice
David Gibson - Police and Community Safety
Bruce Flegg - Housing and Public Works
John McVeigh - Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
Andrew Cripps - Natural Resources and Mines
Andrew Powell - Environment and Heritage Protection
Mark McArdle - Energy and Water Supply
David Crisafulli - Local Government
Ros Bates - Science
Tracy Davis - Communities, Child safety and Disability Services
Jack Dempsey - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Multicultural Affairs, Minister assisting the premier
Jann Stuckey - Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and Commonwealth Games
Steve Dickson - National parks, Recreation, Sport

Assistant ministers:

Lisa France - Natural Resources and Mines
Steve Minnikin - Public Transport
Saxon Rice - Technical and further education
Dr Chris Davis - Health
Deb Frecklington - Finance, Administration and Regulatory Reform
Ian Walker - Planning reform
Rob Molhoek - Child Safety
Gavin King - Tourism
Robert Cavallucci - Multicultural Affairs
Tim Mander - Sport and Racing
David Kempton - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs