Queensland Museum Acting CEO Receives Australia Day Honour

February 8, 2018 – Celebrating Members, Featured

Dr Jim Thompson, Acting CEO and Director of Queensland Museum, has received the Public Service Medal (PSM) award for outstanding public service in the area of biosecurity for Queensland, in the 2018 Australia Day Honours and Awards.

The 2018 Australia Day Honours and Awards consisted of around 109 Queenslanders that were recognised for their outstanding contributions to Nation and State in the 2018 Australia Day Honours List.

Dr Thompson has an extensive career in biosecurity with a PhD in Wildlife Management, a Master of Resource Science and a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Zoology/Animal Biology.