Attorney-General of Queensland

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

Attorney-General of Queensland
Incumbent
Yvette D'Ath

since 16 February 2015
StyleThe Honourable
AppointerGovernor of Queensland on the recommendation of the Premier of Queensland
Inaugural holderRatcliffe Pring
Formation1859

The current Attorney-General of Queensland is Yvette D'Ath.

List of Attorneys-General of Queensland

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

Attorney-General Party Start of term End of term
Ratcliffe Pring12 December 185930 August 1865
John Bramston31 August 186511 September 1865
Charles Lilley11 September 186520 July 1866
Ratcliffe Pring21 July 18667 August 1866
Charles Lilley7 August 186615 August 1867
Ratcliffe Pring15 August 186725 November 1868
Charles Lilley25 November 186812 November 1869
Ratcliffe Pring12 November 18693 May 1870
John Bramston3 May 18702 January 1874
Ratcliffe Pring2 January 18748 January 1874
Edward O'Donnell MacDevitt8 January 18743 August 1874
Samuel Griffith3 August 18747 December 1878
James Francis Garrick7 December 187821 January 1879
John Malbon Thompson21 January 187916 May 1879
Ratcliffe Pring16 May 18794 June 1880
Henry Beor4 June 188025 December 1880
Pope Alexander Cooper31 December 18805 January 1883
Charles E. Chubb6 January 188313 November 1883
Arthur Rutledge13 November 188313 June 1888
Andrew Joseph Thynne13 June 188812 August 1890
Samuel Griffith12 August 189013 March 1893
Thomas Joseph Byrnes3 March 189327 September 1898
Walter Horatio Wilson1 October 189828 March 1899
Arthur Rutledge28 March 18991 December 1899
Charles Borromeo FitzgeraldLabor1 December 18997 December 1899
Arthur Rutledge7 December 189917 September 1903
James William Blair17 September 190319 November 1907
Francis Isidore Power19 November 190718 February 1908
James William Blair18 February 190829 October 1908
Thomas O'Sullivan29 October 19081 June 1915
Thomas Joseph RyanLabor1 June 191522 October 1919
John Arthur FihellyLabor22 October 191912 November 1920
John MullanLabor12 November 192021 May 1929
Neil Francis McGroartyCPNP21 May 192917 June 1932
John MullanLabor17 June 193214 November 1940
John O'KeefeLabor14 November 19408 December 1941
David Alexander GledsonLabor8 December 194114 May 1949
George Henry DevriesLabor, Queensland Labor9 June 194910 May 1950
James LarcombeLabor10 May 195010 March 1952
William Joseph PowerLabor, Queensland Labor10 March 195212 August 1957
Alan Whiteside Munro Liberal12 August 195726 September 1963
Peter Roylance DelamotheLiberal26 September 196319 December 1971
William Edward KnoxLiberal20 December 197113 August 1976
William Daniel LickissLiberal13 August 197623 December 1980
Samuel Sydney DoumanyLiberal23 December 198018 August 1983
Neville John HarperNational19 August 19831 December 1986
Paul ClausonNational1 December 19861 December 1987
Michael John AhernCountry/National1 December 19879 December 1987
Paul ClausonNational9 December 198728 August 1989
Ivan James GibbsNational31 August 198925 September 1989
Paul ClausonNational25 September 19897 December 1989
Dean WellsLabor7 December 198931 July 1995
Matt FoleyLabor31 July 199519 February 1996
Joan Mary SheldonLiberal19 February 199626 February 1996
Denver BeanlandLiberal28 February 199629 June 1998
Matt FoleyLabor29 July 199822 February 2001
Rod WelfordLabor22 February 200128 July 2005
Linda Lavarch [1st female]Labor28 July 200518 October 2006
Kerry ShineLabor1 November 200626 March 2009
Cameron DickLabor26 March 200921 February 2011
Paul LucasLabor21 February 201124 March 2012
Jarrod BleijieLiberal National3 April 201214 February 2015
Yvette D'AthLabor16 February 2015incumbent

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