Premier Campbell Newman

Premier Campbell Newman

Premier of Queensland

A civil engineer by profession, Campbell Newman had a 13-year career as an Australian Army Engineer, retiring at the end of 1993 with the rank of Major. Elected as the Lord Mayor of Brisbane on 27 March 2004, Mr Newman served the people of Brisbane until Sunday 3 April 2011, when he resigned to contest the state seat of Ashgrove. Mr Newman was elected as the Member for Ashgrove and Premier of Queensland on 24 March 2012.

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Brisbane's Voice

Queensland’s bright future is getting brighter

Queensland will become the lead economy in Australia in 2015. Our state, Queensland, is a great place to live and work, with a bright future. With more uncertainty facing the rest of Australia and…

‘"We are seeing real progress in health and education, more jobs in a stronger economy, better roads and less crime"’

Brisbane Extra

Thank you – G20 went off without a hitch

Brisbane shows it is no stranger to hosting city-altering events writes Premier Campbell Newman. With the G20 behind us, it’s a good opportunity to reflect on how positive it was for Brisbane both…

Thank you – G20 went off without a hitch

Brisbane Extra

Join in the city celebrations

There’s never been a better time to embrace and celebrate our cultural diversity, writes Premier Campbell Newman. As the Premier of Queensland I couldn’t be more proud to have the city of…

Join in the city celebrations

Brisbane Extra

Queenslanders to get electricity price relief

There’s some relief in sight from electricity household charges, writes Premier Campbell Newman. As a government, we are always looking at ways to lower the cost of living for families.…

Electricity

Brisbane's Voice

You asked, we listened

There are new incentives on the table to help apprentices and public transport users, writes Premier Campbell Newman. Cash incentive for hiring apprentices Young people need every opportunity to…

‘For the first time in Queensland’s history there will be a state-wide reduction to public transport fares.’

Brisbane Extra

Giving our kids the best start possible

You told us you wanted education prioritised and we agree, writes Premier Campbell Newman. Recently we undertook unprecedented consultation to create the Queensland Plan with more than 80,000…

Schoolgirls reading a fairytale

Brisbane's Voice

Savings fund cheaper transport fares or more services

How are the savings from the elimination of carbon tax best spent? With the carbon tax gone we now have more money to improve transport services for families. We are now asking for feedback from all…

‘Whatever the community chooses now would be another win for public transport.’

Brisbane Extra

Lifting the lid on domestic violence

Domestic violence needs to be everybody’s business and needs to be made a public issue, writes Premier Campbell Newman. Domestic violence is not often a topic that comes up in conversation. It i…

Domestic violence