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Campbell Kevin Thomas Newman
|38th Premier of Queensland|
26 March 2012 – 14 February 2015
|Preceded by||Anna Bligh|
|Succeeded by||Annastacia Palaszczuk|
|Leader of the Liberal National Party of Queensland|
2 April 2011 – 7 February 2015
|Preceded by||John-Paul Langbroek|
|Succeeded by||Lawrence Springborg|
|Born||12 August 1963
|Political party||Liberal National Party of Queensland|
|Spouse(s)||Rachel Newman (née Monsour)|
Campbell Kevin Thomas Newman (born 12 August 1963) was the 38th Premier of Queensland. He is from the Liberal National Party of Queensland. He became Premier on 26 March 2012 after his party won the state election. Prior to that he was the 15th Lord Mayor of Brisbane from 2004 to 2011. At the Queensland state election on Saturday 31 January 2015, Newman lost his seat of Ashgrove to his predecessor Kate Jones. Newman will retire from politics after he lost his own parliamentary seat and on 14 February 2015, Annastacia Palaszczuk was sworn in as Premier.
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