In the last week or so, two former state premiers, Anna Bligh and Mike Baird have been appointed to highly paid jobs in the banking sector. In both cases there was some peripheral controversy. In Bligh’s case, some Liberals, including Scott Morrison, apparently felt that such jobs should be reserved for their side of politics. […]
Guest blogger, Lorann Downer, John Oxley Library Fellow for 2016. A hot pink t shirt from Anna Bligh’s successful 2009 bid to be the first woman elected as Premier and a slightly worn poster from Peter Beattie’s emphatic election win in 2001 – these are the favourites from my personal collection of Queensland political ephemera.... Read more
This appeared a few days ago:Queensland govt bought wrong IBM product for Health IT: BlighSummary: Former Queensland Premier Anna Bligh has acknowledged that when the state government partnered with IBM to roll out its new health payroll...Show More Summary
Labor faces another test in Queensland with a by-election in South Brisbane, the seat of former Premier Anna Bligh.
Queensland Premier Anna Bligh’s attempt to smear Campbell Newman as corrupt has backfired so badly that he’ll now romp it in Ashgrove, according to the…
The Australian News reports: Queensland Premier Anna Bligh said she had received ''very distressing'' reports of a ferocious storm that stripped trees of its vegetation and left thousands of homes in three suburbs without power. The Department of Community Safety report …
The Courier Mail’s Des Houghton has had enough of Premier Anna Bligh’s utterly disgraceful muck-rucking and responds in kind:
Yet another attempt by Premier Anna Bligh to smear Campbell Newman turns out to be utterly baseless:
Queensland Premier Anna Bligh slimes LNP leader Campbell Newman in Parliament over alleged business activities by his exdtended family: “When it happens on your…
Queensland premier Anna Bligh has declared flooded areas a disaster zone as waters continue to rise in parts of the north-western Australian state. Towns in western Queensland were particularly hard hit, including Charleville (above)...Show More Summary
Queensland Premier Anna Bligh has just announced that the state election, originally intended to be held on March 3, will now be held on March 24. Local Council elections, scheduled for March 31, will be delayed until April or May. [...]
Premier Anna Bligh is going to fix the sclerotic Queensland Health bureaucracu by creating another one.
Yesterday saw one of the boldest moves in Queensland politics for quite some time; Premier Anna Bligh announced that Queensland Health would cease to exist as from July next year,...
BRISBANE.- Queensland Premier Anna Bligh has kicked off 5th birthday celebrations for the Gallery of Modern Art by announcing the winner of a $1 million sculpture commission and unveiling a model of the new art work. The Premier also marked the occasion by opening the children?s exhibition ?we miss you magic land,? by Perth artists Pip and Pop. Show More Summary
The first question Anna Bligh must be asked at today’s great debate is : Premier, will you apologise to Queenslanders for leaving the state with…
It certainly looks that way as Paul Lucas steps aside for Andrew Fraser, the arrogant young man from Bardon, to become the deputy premier.
On Monday 17 January 2011 Queensland Premier Anna Bligh established an independent Commission of Inquiry to examine the state’s recent flood disaster. Thirty five people, many from Grantham, had lost their lives in the flood which caused immense damage to properties and infrastructure with three quarters of the state declared a disaster zone. On 1 August [...]
Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Queensland, Australia Premier Anna Bligh celebrate V8 Supercars agreement It's official - Australia's V8 Supercars series is set to bash fenders in Austin, Texas in 2014. The news comes hard on the heels ofShow More Summary
PREMIER Anna Bligh headed out into Brisbane’s northwest suburbs a few weeks ago for a meal and wine at a suburban restaurant.
Warwick is famous, not just as the birthplace of Premier Anna Bligh and shearer Jackie Howe, but as the first free European settlement in Queensland outside Brisbane. The town of 12,500 people is 480 m above sea level and lies on the Condamine River. It is 162 km southwest and 2 hours drive from Brisbane. The [...]