Paul de Jersey

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Paul de Jersey

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Paul de Jersey in 2011
26th Governor of Queensland
Assumed office
29 July 2014
MonarchElizabeth II
PremierCampbell Newman
Annastacia Palaszczuk
Preceded byPenelope Wensley
17th Chief Justice of Queensland
In office
17 February 1998 – 8 July 2014
Nominated byRob Borbidge
Appointed byPeter Arnison representing Queen Elizabeth II
GovernorPeter Arnison (1997–2003)

Quentin Bryce (2003–2008)

Penelope Wensley (2008–2014)
Preceded byJohn Macrossan
Succeeded byTimothy Carmody
Personal details
Born (1948-09-21) 21 September 1948 (age 72)
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
NationalityAustralian
Alma materUniversity of Queensland
AwardsCompanion of the Order of Australia
Knight of the Order of St John
Military service
AllegianceAustralia
Branch/serviceAustralian Army Reserve
Years of service1966–1971
RankLieutenant
UnitQueensland University Regiment

Paul de Jersey, AC, QC (born 21 September 1948) is an Australian jurist. He is the current Governor of Queensland since 2014. In November 2018 it was announced that de Jersey's original term had been extended by two years.[1] From 1998 to 2014, he was Chief Justice of Queensland.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Queensland Governor Paul de Jersey's term extended by two years". Queensland Government. 15 November 2018. Retrieved 1 February 2019.