Senior Executive re-appointments

The term of a senior executive’s appointment, or an extension of that term, can not be more than 5 years. If a senior executive’s employment continues to the end of the initial contract, a further (new) contract of employment may be entered into. There may be multiple further contracts, provided the cumulative term of all further contracts does not exceed 5 years (the maximum extension term).

Once the maximum extension term is reached, the senior executive must be re‑appointed by the Commission Chief Executive of the Public Service Commission before a further contract of employment is entered into.

The following re‑appointments of Senior Executives in the Queensland Public Service are made in accordance with section 110(1) of the Public Service Act 2008 and published in accordance with section 110(2) of that Act.

Name of Appointee Role Title Agency Date of re-appointment
Annette Whitehead Deputy Director-General, Policy, Performance and Planning Department of Education 12/09/2019
Julie Steel Executive Director, Supreme, District and Land Courts’ Service, Justice Services Department of Justice and Attorney-General 01/08/2019
John (Pat) Bell General Manager, Strategy and Legislation, Biosecurity Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries 13/07/2019
Susan Chrisp Executive Director, Crown Law Department of Justice and Attorney-General 07/05/2019
William Backhouse General Counsel Department of Housing and Public Works 17/04/2019

Graham Atkins

Deputy Director-General, Building Policy and Asset Management

Department of Housing and Public Works

09/04/2019

Amanda Currie

Regional Executive Director, South East Region

Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women

17/12/2018

Neil Singleton

Insurance Commissioner

Queensland Treasury

6/12/2018

Adam (Craig) Turner General Manager (Licensing), Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation, Liquor, Gaming and Fair Trading Department of Justice and Attorney-General 20/11/2018

Dennis Molloy

Assistant Under Treasurer

Queensland Treasury

21/10/2018

Neil Smith

Chief Human Resource Officer, Corporate and Executive Services

Department of Communities, Disability Services and Seniors

01/07/2018

Kathleen Dunning

Deputy Director-General, Corporate and Executive Services

Department of Communities, Disability Services and Seniors

25/03/2018