'A year of necessary change': Mike Ahern on his short but vital premiership

By Felicity Caldwell
Updated January 1 2019 - 8:37pm, first published 1:00am

Nationals premier Mike Ahern faced an uphill battle to begin to reform Queensland amid the turmoil following the Bjelke-Petersen government and corruption uncovered during the Fitzgerald Inquiry.

Subscribe now for unlimited access.

$0/

(min cost $0)

or signup to continue reading

See subscription options

Get the latest Canberra news in your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date.

We care about the protection of your data. Read our Privacy Policy.