QLD Cabinet Reshuffle
Yesterday, Premier Peter Beattie reshuffled portfolios in Cabinet.
As part of the reshuffle Anna Bligh has assumed the Premier’s Treasury responsibility, to become Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for State Development, Trade and Innovation.
In addition, the Premier’s Parliamentary Secretary Andrew Fraser will take a role assisting the Health Minister Stephen Robertson, making Health the only portfolio with two Parliamentary Secretaries.
Also announced was a renewed focus on water, with the Premier undertaking to work closely with Henry Palaszuk, the Minister for Natural Resources, Mines and Water, the Co-ordinator General and a whole-of-government water taskforce.
The following is the updated list of Ministers and Parliamentary Secretaries:
|Hon Peter Beattie MP||Premier|
|Hon Anna Bligh MP||Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for State Development, Trade and Innovation|
|Hon Paul Lucas MP||Minister for Transport and Main Roads|
|Hon Tom Barton MP||Minister for Employment, Training, Industrial Relations and Health|
|Hon Robert Schwarten MP||Minister Public Works, Housing and Racing|
|Hon Tim Mulherin MP||Minister for Primary Industries and Fisheries|
|Hon Judy Spence MP||Minister for Police and Corrective Services|
|Hon Rod Welford MP||Minister for Education and Minister for the Arts|
|Hon Stephen Robertson MP||Minister for Health|
|Hon Henry Palaszczuk MP||Minister for Natural Resources, Mines and Water|
|Hon Mike Reynolds MP||Minister for Child Safety|
|Hon Warren Pitt MP||Minister for Communities, Disability Services and Seniors|
|Hon Margaret Keech MP||Minister for Tourism, Fair Trading and Wine Industry Development|
|Hon John Mickel MP||Minister for Energy and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Policy|
|Hon Desley Boyle MP||Minister for Environment, Local Government, Planning and Women|
|Hon Chris Cummins MP||Minister for Small Business, Information Technology Policy and Multicultural Affairs|
|Hon Linda Lavarch MP||Attorney-General and Minister for Justice|
|Hon Pat Purcell MP||Minister for Emergency Services|
|Karen Struthers MP||Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Employment, Training and Industrial Relations|
|Lindy Nelson-Carr MP||Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier and Treasurer in North Queensland and to the Minister for Transport and Main Roads|
|Neil Roberts MP||Parliamentary Secretary to the Deputy Premier and Minister for Finance, Minister for State Development, Trade and Innovation|
|Jo-Ann Miller MP||Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Health|
|Kerry Shine MP||Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Communities, Disability Services and Seniors and Premier’s Advisor on Western Queensland|
|Andrew Fraser MP||Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier and Health Minister|