Down Syndrome Queensland welcomes our Patrons into our organisation and look forward to working with them to promote the great work of Down Syndrome Queensland
His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC, Governor of Queensland
Down Syndrome Queensland appoints His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC, Governor of Queensland as a Patron of Down Syndrome Queensland in 2019.
His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC is the 26th Governor of Queensland and representative of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Queensland’s Head of State. In recognition of his contribution to the Australian community, the Governor was appointed a Companion of the Order of Australia in 2000, and awarded a Centenary Medal in 2003. He holds honorary doctorates from The University of Queensland (2000) and the University of Southern Queensland (2008), and Griffith University (2014). His Excellency was sworn in as the 26th Governor of Queensland on 29 July 2014.