Campbell Newman

38th Premier of Queensland

Campbell Kevin Thomas Newman (born 12 August 1963) was the 38th Premier of Queensland. He is from the Liberal National Party of Queensland. He became Premier on 26 March 2012 after his party won the state election.[1] Prior to that he was the 15th Lord Mayor of Brisbane from 2004 to 2011. At the Queensland state election on Saturday 31 January 2015, Newman lost his seat of Ashgrove to his predecessor Kate Jones. Newman will retire from politics after he lost his own parliamentary seat and on 14 February 2015, Annastacia Palaszczuk was sworn in as Premier.[2]

Campbell Newman
Campbell Newman
38th Premier of Queensland
In office
26 March 2012 – 14 February 2015
GovernorPenelope Wensley
DeputyJeff Seeney
Preceded byAnna Bligh
Succeeded byAnnastacia Palaszczuk
Leader of the Liberal National Party of Queensland
In office
2 April 2011 – 7 February 2015
Preceded byJohn-Paul Langbroek
Succeeded byLawrence Springborg
Personal details
Born12 August 1963
Canberra, Australia
Political partyLiberal National Party of Queensland
Spouse(s)Rachel Newman (née Monsour)

References change

  1. "Queensland Premiers". Queensland Governmant. 2012. Retrieved 12 April 2012.