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    Rachel Hunter

    Acting Director-General
    Department of the Premier and Cabinet

    Ms Rachel Hunter is a highly regarded and accomplished Director-General and Chief Executive Officer, having worked across various portfolios.

    Her distinguished career includes Director-General roles in a number of Queensland Government departments including Justice and Attorney-General, Education, Training and the Arts and most recently, the Department of State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning. She also served as Queensland's Public Service Commissioner from 2000 to 2003.

    Rachel is currently a Deputy Chancellor with Griffith University and serves on the Trade and Investment Queensland Board and the Building Queensland Board. She has formerly chaired the Board of Jobs Queensland, providing industry and evidence-based advice on skills needs and workforce planning, and was also the Chair of Children's Health Queensland.

    Much of her career in government has been spent in portfolios with a focus on employment, skills, training, and economic growth and resilience. She brings to the role an outcome-focused, and values-led leadership style.

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    Last updated:
    26 February, 2019
    Last reviewed:
    26 February, 2019