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BLIGH, Anna Maria

Born: 14/7/1960

Special Achievements:

2007 - 2012: first woman to be appointed Premier of Queensland, the third female Premier of an Australian state, and the sixth female head of government of an Australian state or territory. 2009: first woman popularly-elected as a state premier in Australia.  Companion of the Order of Australia.  2017: appointed first female CEO of the Australian Bankers' Association.

Additional Information:

Descendant of Cornishman William Bligh who is famous for the Mutiny on the Bounty and being the 4th Governor of New South Wales.

Image courtesy of Anna Bligh


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    Anna Bligh

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