Skip links and keyboard navigation

    Annastacia Palaszczuk

    Premier of Queensland

    Annastacia Palaszczuk was elected as the Member for Inala in September 2006 and sworn in as Premier of Queensland for a second term on 12 December 2017.

    The role of the Premier involves:

    • leadership of the Parliament
    • being the Chief Minister and Chair of Cabinet
    • choosing ministers and allocating portfolios
    • representing his or her electorate
    • portfolio responsibilities
    • being the main channel of communication between:
      • the Governor and Cabinet
      • the Queensland Government and other state and territory governments
      • the Queensland Government, the Commonwealth Government and overseas governments.

    The Premier is expected to have a vision for Queensland that addresses the big issues and includes plans for the state's continued prosperity.

    Read more about Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk.

    ^ to top

    Last updated:
    15 December, 2017
    Last reviewed:
    15 December, 2017