David Morrison

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Morrison in Canberra, July 2012

David Lindsay Morrison AO (born 24 May 1956) is a retired Australian senior army officer. He served as the Australian Army's Chief of Army from June 2011 until his retirement in May 2015. He was a lieutenant general. He is also known for his work towards gender equality and diversity. He was named Australian of the Year in 2016.[1]

Morrison was born in Cairns, Queensland. His father was Major General Alan Morrison (1927–2008).[2]

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  1. "2016 Australian of the Year". Australian of the Year Awards. Archived from the original on 4 April 2019. Retrieved 25 March 2019.
  2. "Major General Alan Lindsay "Alby" Morrison". Australian War Memorial. Retrieved 25 March 2019.

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