Attorney-General of Queensland

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Attorney-General of Queensland
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Incumbent
Jarrod Bleijie

since 3 April 2012
Style The Honourable
Appointer Governor of Queensland on the recommendation of the Premier of Queensland
Inaugural holder Ratcliffe Pring
Formation 1859

The Attorney-General of Queensland is a ministry of the Government of Queensland with responsibility for the state's legal and justice system.

The current Attorney-General of Queensland is Jarrod Bleijie.

List of Attorneys-General of Queensland[edit]

The following served as Attorney-General of Queensland:[1][2]

Attorney-General Party Start of term End of term
Ratcliffe Pring 12 December 1859 30 August 1865
John Bramston 31 August 1865 11 September 1865
Charles Lilley 11 September 1865 20 July 1866
Ratcliffe Pring 21 July 1866 7 August 1866
Charles Lilley 7 August 1866 15 August 1867
Ratcliffe Pring 15 August 1867 25 November 1868
Charles Lilley 25 November 1868 12 November 1869
Ratcliffe Pring 12 November 1869 3 May 1870
John Bramston 3 May 1870 2 January 1874
Ratcliffe Pring 2 January 1874 8 January 1874
Edward O'Donnell MacDevitt 8 January 1874 3 August 1874
Samuel Griffith 3 August 1874 7 December 1878
James Francis Garrick 7 December 1878 21 January 1879
John Malbon Thompson 21 January 1879 16 May 1879
Ratcliffe Pring 16 May 1879 4 June 1880
Henry Beor 4 June 1880 25 December 1880
26 December 1880 30 December 1880
Pope Alexander Cooper 31 December 1880 5 January 1883
Charles E. Chubb 6 January 1883 13 November 1883
Arthur Rutledge 13 November 1883 13 June 1888
Andrew Joseph Thynne 13 June 1888 12 August 1890
Samuel Griffith 12 August 1890 13 March 1893
Thomas Joseph Byrnes 3 March 1893 27 September 1898
28 September 1898 30 September 1898
Walter Horatio Wilson 1 October 1898 28 March 1899
Arthur Rutledge 28 March 1899 1 December 1899
Charles Borromeo Fitzgerald Labor 1 December 1899 7 December 1899
Arthur Rutledge 7 December 1899 17 September 1903
James William Blair 17 September 1903 19 November 1907
Francis Isidore Power 19 November 1907 18 February 1908
James William Blair 18 February 1908 29 October 1908
Thomas O'Sullivan 29 October 1908 1 June 1915
Thomas Joseph Ryan Labor 1 June 1915 22 October 1919
John Arthur Fihelly Labor 22 October 1919 12 November 1920
John Mullan Labor 12 November 1920 21 May 1929
Neil Francis McGroarty CPNP 21 May 1929 17 June 1932
John Mullan Labor 17 June 1932 14 November 1940
John O'Keefe Labor 14 November 1940 8 December 1941
David Alexander Gledson Labor 8 December 1941 14 May 1949
15 May 1949 8 June 1949
George Henry Devries Labor, Queensland Labor 9 June 1949 10 May 1950
James Larcombe Labor 10 May 1950 10 March 1952
William Joseph Power Labor, Queensland Labor 10 March 1952 12 August 1957
Alan Whiteside Munro Liberal 12 August 1957 26 September 1963
Peter Roylance Delamothe Liberal 26 September 1963 19 December 1971
William Edward Knox Liberal 20 December 1971 13 August 1976
William Daniel Lickiss Liberal 13 August 1976 23 December 1980
Samuel Sydney Doumany Liberal 23 December 1980 18 August 1983
Neville John Harper National 19 August 1983 1 December 1986
Paul Clauson National 1 December 1986 1 December 1987
Michael John Ahern Country/National 1 December 1987 9 December 1987
Paul Clauson National 9 December 1987 28 August 1989
29 August 1989 30 August 1989
Ivan James Gibbs National 31 August 1989 25 September 1989
Paul Clauson National 25 September 1989 7 December 1989
Dean Wells Labor 7 December 1989 31 July 1995
Matt Foley Labor 31 July 1995 19 February 1996
Joan Mary Sheldon Liberal 19 February 1996 26 February 1996
27 February 1996 27 February 1996
Denver Beanland Liberal 28 February 1996 29 June 1998
Matt Foley Labor 29 July 1998 22 February 2001
Rod Welford Labor 22 February 2001 28 July 2005
Linda Lavarch Labor 28 July 2005 18 October 2006
19 October 2006 30 October 2006
Kerry Shine Labor 1 November 2006 26 March 2009
Cameron Dick Labor 26 March 2009 21 February 2011
Paul Lucas Labor 21 February 2011 24 March 2012
25 March 2012 2 April 2012
Jarrod Bleijie Liberal National 3 April 2012 incumbent

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