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TAGS Andrew Chesterman, Annastacia Palaszczuk, Dave Stewart, Ian Maynard, Jon Grayson, Qld Department of Health, Queensland government, Queensland public service, Queensland Public Service Commission, Roger Scott
Two more public service bosses walk in Queensland, new Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk demands loyalty from the rest, and there’s a call for patience to let the government make the changes it wants.
Two more public service bosses have walked in Queensland, and they’re unlikely to be the last. But a former top state bureaucrat has told The Mandarin the government deserves time and patience to make its changes.
Despite saying she wanted to avoid a “night of the long knives”, new Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk (pictured) has let Health Department director-general Ian Maynard and Public Service Commission boss Andrew Chesterman go this week.
They join Premier and Cabinet director-general Jon Grayson, who left through “mutual agreement” after Palaszczuk was sworn in. Dave Stewart will replace Grayson when he finishes up at Transport for NSW next month. Kevin Yearbury is currently acting in the role.
Press reports suggest Maynard was terminated on Wednesday after meeting with the Premier. Chesterman is reportedly on leave, but Rob Setter has been made acting chief executive of the Public Service Commission.
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Jason Whittaker is managing editor of The Mandarin based in Melbourne. He has written for and edited political, business and culture publications for a decade. He spent two years as editor of sister Private Media publication Crikey.
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