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Peter Arnison

Personal data
Date of birth21 October 1940
Place of birthLismore, New South Wales, Australia
Military service
AllegianceAustralia Australia
Service/branchAustralian Army
Years of service1959 � 1996
RankMajor General
CommandsLand Commander Australia
Battles/warsVietnam War
AwardsCompanion of the Order of Australia
Commander of the Royal Victorian Order
23rd Governor of Queensland
In office29 July 1997 - 29 July 2003
Succeeded byQuentin Bryce
Preceded byLeneen Forde

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Major General Peter Maurice Arnison AC CVO, (born 21 October 1940 in Lismore, New South Wales), was Governor of Queensland from July 1997 until July 2003. He graduated from the Royal Military College, Duntroon in 1962, and retired from the Australian Army in 1996. He was the Australian Defence Force's Land Commander Australia (LCAUST) from 1994 until June 1996.

For the year prior to his appointment as governor, he was the Executive Director of Allied Rubber Products, a manufacturing firm. He is currently the Chancellor of Queensland University of Technology, Chairman of Panbio Limited, Chairman of the Centre for Military and Veterans' Health, Director of Energex Limited, Governor of the Queensland Community Foundation, and Director of the Australian Multicultural Foundation.

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Northside Chronicle--Former Queensland governor Major-General -Peter Arnison- will act as independent chair for the group. ``It will bring everything out in the open to be ... - Date : Mon, 05 Jul 2010 00:37:32 GMT+00:00
Time to register interest in Mary Valley buy back scheme ends today - My Sunshine Coast (press release) (blog) Tweet this news
My Sunshine Coast (press release) (blog)--"I would like to pay tribute to Major General -Peter Arnison- chair of the Community Futures Task Force Unit, and the hard work undertaken by his team,'' Mr ... - Date : Wed, 30 Jun 2010 16:28:12 GMT+00:00
With economy pulling strings, Madcap shifts strategy - Cincinnati Business Courier Tweet this news
Cincinnati Business Courier--Then in January 2009, Christine -Arnison-, the nonprofit's executive director who had helped guide Madcap through its personal and financial turmoil, ... - Date : Tue, 06 Jul 2010 09:09:26 GMT+00:00
Arnison pays tribute to the Valley - The Gympie Times Tweet this news
The Gympie Times--Maj Gen -Peter Arnison- says his goodbyes to the Mary Valley, as his Community Futures Task Force approaches the end of its role. AS the Mary Valley prepares ... - Date : Mon, 07 Jun 2010 16:21:06 GMT+00:00
Further $300000 to fund Mary Valley job creation and business opportunities - My Sunshine Coast (press release) Tweet this news
My Sunshine Coast (press release)--Mr Hinchliffe met with GRC Mayor Ron Dyne and chairman of the Community Futures Task Force (CFTF) Major General -Peter Arnison- to discuss the future of the ... - Date : Fri, 04 Jun 2010 04:17:47 GMT+00:00
Initiate our own institute - Gold Coast Bulletin News Tweet this news
Gold Coast Bulletin News--The chancellor of QUT Major General -Peter Arnison- says that 'since its formation in 1999, the Brisbane Institute has, in accordance with its charter, ... - Date : Thu, 22 Apr 2010 16:12:54 GMT+00:00
Young driver ignored pleas to slow down - The Northern Echo Tweet this news
The Northern Echo--Garry Hunter was at the wheel of a Vauxhall Corsa carrying three passengers, travelling northwards from the -Arnison- Centre, Durham, up the A167 towards ... - Date : Tue, 04 May 2010 17:48:45 GMT+00:00
SINCLAIR OUT FOR MARINERS - Tweet this news -Arnison- continues to struggle with a hamstring injury so Mark Bower should retain his place in the Quakers' defence. Curtis Main continues to struggle ... - Date : Fri, 23 Apr 2010 14:46:25 GMT+00:00

Government offices
Preceded by
Leneen Forde
Governor of Queensland
1997 - 2003
Succeeded by
Quentin Bryce

  D Laws UQ
  D Univ QUT
  D Univ Griffith
  D Letters USQ
  D Univ SCU
1977 July National Medal
1992 January Officer of the Order of Australia (AO)
1994 Land Commander Australia (LCAUST)
1996 June Executive Director, Allied Rubber Products
1997 July Queensland’s 23rd Governor
2001 January Centenary Medal
2001 March Companion of the Order of Australia (AC)
2002 March The Royal Victorian Order - Commander (CVO)
2004 December Non-executive Director, ENERGEX Limited
  Chair, Network and Technical Committee, ENERGEX Limited
  Member, Audit and Compliance Committee, ENERGEX Limited
  Chancellor of Queensland University of Technology
  Chairman of The Centre for Military and Veterans’ Health
  Director of the Australian Multicultural Foundation
  Chairman of Panbio Limited
  Chairman, Communities Future Task Force

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