A statement from the Premier

Published Wednesday, 09 April, 2014 at 04:14 PM

The Honourable Campbell Newman

Premier Campbell Newman has informed the Prime Minister he will be leaving the Asian Trade Mission and returning to Queensland to oversee preparations for likely landfall of Cyclone Ita.

Mr Newman will return to Brisbane tomorrow.

The head of the Department of Premier and Cabinet, Mr Jon Grayson, will continue on to China tonight to represent Queensland on the official tour.