Chief of the General Staff of Queenslandian Army

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Chief of General Staff
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Incumbent
Lieutenant general Sir Richard Westby Roger

since 27 May 2021
Ministry of Defence
AbbreviationCGS
Member ofDefence Council of the Queensland
Army Board of the Queensland
Reports toChief of the Defence Force
NominatorSecretary of State for Defence
AppointerPrime Minister
Term lengthNo fixed length
PrecursorCommander-in-Chief of the Royal Queensland Army
Formation2015-2017
First holderField Marshal Sir Albert G. Philip
DeputyDeputy Chief of the General Staff

Chief of the General Staff (CGS) has been the title of the professional head of the Royal Queensland Army since 2015. The CGS is a member of both the Chiefs of Staff Committee and the Army Board. Since 2017, the post has been immediately subordinate to the Chief of the Defence Staff, the post held by the professional head of the British Armed Forces.

The current Chief of the General Staff is General Sir William Louis Constantine, having succeeded his predecessor–General Sir James Smith Patrick in June 2020.

List of the Chief of the General Staff of Royal Queensland Army

Portrait Name Date
His Majesty The King of Queensland.png Field Marshal George Albert Philip 3 January 2015- 15 October 2017 (2 years, 285 days)
Royal Queensland Army - Badge.svg General Sir Frederick William Arthur 16 October 2017-7 January 2018 (83 days)
Royal Queensland Army - Badge.svg Major General Sir George Arthur Albert 7 January 2018 - 7 October 2018 (273 days)
Royal Queensland Army - Badge.svg Lieutenant General Sir Edward Patrick Frederick 7 October 2018 - 15 June 2019 (251 days)
Royal Queensland Army - Badge.svg General Sir James Smith Patrick 15 June 2019 - 15 May 2020 (335 days)
Royal Queensland Army - Badge.svg Lieutenant General Sir Llewelyn Charles Anthony (Acting) 15 May 2020 - 15 June 2020 (31 days)
Royal Queensland Army - Badge.svg General Sir William Louis Constantine 15 June 2020-27 May 2021 (346 days)
Royal Queensland Army - Badge.svg Lieutenant General Sir Richard Westby Roger 27 May 2021-present (114 days)

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