Ann Leahy

Ann Leahy (born 8 August 1971) is an Australian politician. She has been the Liberal National Party member for Warrego in the Queensland Legislative Assembly since 2015.[1]

Ann Leahy

Shadow Minister for Local Government
Assumed office
15 December 2017
LeaderDeb Frecklington
Preceded byAndrew Powell
Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly
for Warrego
Assumed office
31 January 2015
Preceded byHoward Hobbs
Personal details
Born (1971-08-08) 8 August 1971
Stanthorpe, Queensland
Political partyLiberal National Party
Alma materUniversity of Southern Queensland
OccupationStationhand, electorate officer

Prior to her pre-selection for Warrego by the Liberal National Party, Leahy had been the electorate office for her predecessor, Howard Hobbs. In 1998, Hobbs had resigned from the Borbidge government after his wife alleged that he was having an affair with a staffer, who was later revealed to have been Leahy.[2]


  1. Green, Antony. "Warrego". Queensland Election 2015. Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
  2. Killoran, Matthew (1 November 2014). "Former mistress of retiring MP Howard Hobbs, Ann Leahy, vies for his seat". Courier-Mail. Retrieved 6 January 2019.
Parliament of Queensland
Preceded by
Howard Hobbs
Member for Warrego

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