Monday, April 22, 2024

Palaszczuk sworn in as Olympic minister

Queensland Premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk, has today been officially sworn in as Premier and Minister for the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

The move fulfills a commitment given to Paralympics Australia to make the change before the end of the year, the Premier said in a statement.

“Being Minister for the Olympic and Paralympic Games gives the recognition the Paralympic Games deserves,” the Premier said.

“I look forward to continuing to work together on this once-in-lifetime opportunity for Queensland and Australia.”

Deputy Premier Steven Miles has been sworn in as Minister Assisting the Premier on Olympic and Paralympic Games Infrastructure.

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