Anna Maria BLIGH
Born: 14/7/1960Special 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
Sheather, Michael. (2009, May). bligh spirit. WW, 74-78.