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The Right Reverend and Honourable

Peter Hollingworth

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23rd Governor-General of Australia
In office
29 June 2001 – 29 May 2003
Monarch Elizabeth II
Prime Minister John Howard
Preceded by Sir William Deane
Succeeded by Michael Jeffery
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Anglican Archbishop of Brisbane
In office
1989–2001
Preceded by Sir John Grindrod
Succeeded by Phillip Aspinall
Personal details
Born
Peter John Hollingworth

10 April 1935 (1935-04-10) (age 86)
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Spouse(s) Ann Hollingworth
Children 3
Profession Bishop
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Peter and Ann Hollingworth

Peter John Hollingworth AC OBE (born 10 April 1935) is an Australian retired Anglican bishop. He served as the Archbishop of the Anglican Diocese of Brisbane in Brisbane, Queensland from 1989 to 2001. He then served as the 23rd Governor-General of Australia from June 2001 until he resigned in May 2003.

In 1991, Hollingworth was named Australian of the Year. In 2001, he was awarded the Centenary Medal.

Hollingworth was born in Adelaide, South Australia. He grew up in Melbourne, Victoria. He married Kathleen Ann Turner in 1960. The couple have three daughters.

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