- The Governor of Queensland
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- Professor Nimmo's Biography
Professor Nimmo's Biography
Professor Graeme Nimmo RFD
A proud fourth-generation Queenslander, Professor Nimmo was born in Brisbane, completed his schooling at Ashgrove State School and the Anglican Church Grammar School, and studied Medicine at the University of Queensland.
He recently retired after a distinguished medical career spanning more than four decades, including 19 years as State Director of Microbiology for Pathology Queensland. He currently holds a professorial position in medicine at Griffith University.
For 17 years, Professor Nimmo served in the Australian Army Active Reserve, reaching the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, with a further 17 years on the Standby Reserve, and he was awarded the Reserve Force Decoration.
Professor Nimmo and Dr Jeannette Young were married in March 2000.
They have two children, Rebecca and Jane, and one grandchild, Calvin.