Campbell Newman

Campbell Newman is the Premier of Queensland and the Member for Ashgrove.

A civil engineer by profession, Campbell Newman had a 13-year career as an Australian Army Engineer, retiring at the end of 1993 with the rank of Major.

Following his service in the Army, Mr Newman worked as a management consultant, helping to improve the performance of large Australian companies.

He moved from consulting to leading Queensland agribusiness, Grainco Australia and became responsible for the operations of the entire company, including export grain terminals in Mackay, Gladstone and Brisbane.

Mr Newman has an honours degree in civil engineering from the University of New South Wales, a Master of Business Administration from the University of Queensland and is a graduate of the Royal Military College Duntroon. He is also a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers Australia.

Elected as the Lord Mayor of Brisbane on 27 March 2004, Mr Newman served the people of Brisbane until Sunday 3 April 2011, when he resigned to contest the state seat of Ashgrove.

Mr Newman was elected as the Member for Ashgrove and Premier of Queensland on 24 March 2012.

Campbell Newman is married to Lisa and has two daughters.

Premier’s Office Contacts

Phone 07 3224 4500
Street Address Level 15, Executive Building
100 George Street
Postal Address PO Box 15185

Electorate Contacts

Phone 07 3366 6000
Street Address Ashgrove Central
221 Waterworks Road
Postal Address PO Box 3010