Historical publications

The Office of the Governor produces a range of publications relating to the role of the Governor, and the preservation of the historic Fernberg estate - built in 1865 and the official residence of Queensland Governors since 1910.

 

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Fernberg Quarterly - 2015 November

Quarterly publication for stakeholders, volunteer guides and former and current Office of the Governor staff.

Download Fernberg Quarterly - 2015 November (19457 KB)
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Fernberg Quarterly - 2015 July

Quarterly publication for stakeholders, volunteer guides and former and current Office of the Governor staff.

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Fernberg Quarterly - 2015 May

Quarterly publication for stakeholders, volunteer guides and former and current Office of the Governor staff.

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Fernberg Quarterly - 2016 October

Quarterly publication for stakeholders, volunteer guides and former and current Office of the Governor staff.

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Birds of the Fernberg Estate

A handy guide to 55 avian species commonly found in the grounds of the Fernberg estate.

 

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All For Queensland: The Governors and The People

Written and researched by Peter and Sheila Forrest, All For Queensland is comprehensive history of Queensland's Governors from the State's first, the Honourable Sir George Ferguson Bowen in 1859, through to the Honourable Penelope Wensley AC, the State's 25th.

Click this link to view All For Queensland.

Download All For Queensland: The Governors and The People (38 KB)
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A Portrait of a Governor

There have been 26 Queensland Governors, each has a portrait. Collectively, these portrait paint a picture of the characteristics both of Queensland's vice-regal representatives, and of the people they have diligently sought to serve.

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A House for all Queenslanders

The concise history of Fernberg - the official residence of Queensland Governors - from an 1865 farm villa, to a contemporary, accessible Government House for all the people of Queensland.

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