New Director General of the QLD Department of Infrastructure and Planning

The Queensland (QLD) Minister for Infrastructure and Planning, Stirling Hinchliffe, has announced Mr Graeme Newton as the new Director General of the Department of Infrastructure and Planning.

The State Government will now move to finalise his appointment as Coordinator General from his commencement on 30 August.
Mr Newton is the current CEO of Queensland Water Infrastructure.   His previous roles have included Project Director at Stanwell Corporation, General Manager of Burnett Water and Director of Burnett Water and Director of the State Infrastructure Plan Taskforce.
Mr Newton will replace Colin Jensen, who has been in the role for the past three years. Mr Jensen has been appointed as CEO of Brisbane City Council.