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Acting Director-General​​

​​Annette Whitehead​​

​In her current role acting as Director-General of the Queensland Department of Education, Annette Whitehead brings extensive experience in strategic policy development across early childhood and schooling at a whole-of-government and national level.​​

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Annette has held strategic leadership positions in diverse portfolios including ageing, disability, child care and the Department of the Premier and Cabinet. She has extensive experience in developing and driving social policy initiatives, planning, program development and legislative reform in the public sector, non-government and private sectors.​

Within the Queensland Department of Education, Annette has lead the coordination of major internal and external research and evaluations, the development of legislative instruments, performance monitoring and reporting functions, as well as governance, risk and strategic planning.

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Office of the Director-General

Street Address

Level 37, 1WS
1 William Street
Brisbane, QLD, 4000

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Postal Address

PO Box 15033
City East
Brisbane, QLD, 4002
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08 January 2018