Welfare Services

National Party politician (and former Liberal) Yvonne Chapman became the first woman cabinet minister in Queensland state politics serving as the Minister for Welfare Service, Youth and Ethnic Affairs in 1986. She was Mayor of Pine Rivers Shire from 1994-2008.
Yvonne Chapman
Bill Hewitt was a Liberal Member of Parliament from 1966-83, first in the seat of Chatsworth and from 1977 in the seat of Greenslopes. He served as the Chair of Committees (1975-80), the Minister for Environment, Evaluation and Administrative Services (1980-83) and Minister for Welfare Services (1983).
Bill Hewitt
Ken Smith worked in the Queensland public service over the twenty-year period of intense professionalisation – starting in the Goss years, dismissed in the Borbidge years, and returning to serve Beattie and Bligh. His key contributions have been in delivering better family services and stimulating different policy perspectives in education.
Ken Smith
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