Statement from Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk

Respected former Under-Treasurer Jim Murphy has been appointed the Premier’s Chief of Staff.

Mr Murphy has a distinguished career having served with the IMF in Washington, the ANZ Bank, the Prime Minister’s office and the Federal Treasury.

Mr Murphy is well respected across government and business.

The Premier thanked Acting Chief of Staff Mark Cridland for his service.

He returns to his former role as Deputy Director-General in the Department of Premier and Cabinet.

Mr Murphy starts on Monday.

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