|25th Governor-General of Australia|
5 September 2008
|Prime Minister||Kevin Rudd
|Preceded by||Michael Jeffery|
|24th Governor of Queensland|
29 July 2003 – 29 July 2008
|Preceded by||Peter Arnison|
|Succeeded by||Penelope Wensley|
|Born||23 December 1942
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
|Alma mater||University of Queensland|
Quentin Alice Louise Bryce (born 23 December 1942), AC, is the current Governor-General of Australia. She became Governor-General on 5 September 2008. She is the first woman to be the Governor-General. Before this she was the Governor of Queensland and she used to be a lawyer.
For her community works she was created a Dame of Grace of the Order of St John in 2003. If she were not already a Dame, she would have become a Dame of Justice when she became Prior of the Australian Priory of the Order of St John.
References[change | edit source]
- Pollard, Ruth (13 April 2008). "Rudd appoints female G-G". The Sydney Morning Herald. http://www.smh.com.au/news/national/rudd-appoints-female-gg/2008/04/13/1208024970380.html. Retrieved 13 April 2008.
- "Ms Quentin Bryce, AC: 24th Governor of Queensland" (pdf). Government House Queensland. February 2004. http://www.govhouse.qld.gov.au/the_governor/documents/qbrycecv_001.pdf. Retrieved 16 July 2011.