Anna Bligh is a lobbyist and Australian politician.
Her main source of income is career as a politician which brings her great profits.
She led the Labor Party while serving as Queensland's 37th premier from 2007 until 2012. She held both positions for the first time as a woman. She was chosen to lead the Australian Banking Association as CEO in 2017.
Bligh attended the University of Queensland after being born in Warwick, Queensland. She worked for many community organizations before entering politics.
After winning the South Brisbane seat in the 1995 state election, Bligh was elected to the Queensland Legislative Assembly. Under Peter Beattie, she was elevated to the government in 1998.
She was appointed deputy premier in 2005 and state treasurer in 2006. In 2007, Bligh succeeded Beattie as premier, becoming the third female premier in Australia and the first from Queensland.
In the state election of 2009, she led Labor to victory, but in the election of 2012, she was soundly defeated and declared her departure from politics. Bligh served as the Australian Labor Party's national president from 2010 to 2011.
Anna Bligh's net worth is currently estimated at $2 million.
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Anna Bligh is married to Greg Withers.
Children: Anna Bligh has 2 sons, Oliver Frances and Joe Frances.
Anna Bligh’s father is William Joseph Bligh.
Anna Bligh’s mother is Frances Mary Tancred.
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