Premier welcomes Director-General appointments

Premier and Minister for Trade The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has welcomed the appointment of three Directors-General following a national search, and recommendations from the independent recruitment panel.

Directors-General appointed by the merit-based process are:

  • Department of Resources: Mike Kaiser
  • Department of Regional Development, Manufacturing and Water: Graham Fraine
  • Department of Tourism, Innovation and Sport: John Lee

“Directors-General lead a public service committed to delivering the best services and outcomes for Queenslanders and providing the highest standard of impartial, evidence-based advice to their Minister and government,” the Premier said.

“That commitment has never been more important as we continue to navigate the impacts of the global pandemic.

“Each appointment announced today brings outstanding leadership, experience and energy that will be important in continuing Queensland’s economic recovery.”

“I value the leadership our Directors-General bring to Queensland’s public service and I look forward to working with each as we continue to recover from the pandemic.”

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