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Fernberg’s festive makeover as popular Christmas Lights display returns - Thursday 30 November 2017

More than 1,750m of lights and over 12,000 bulbs will illuminate Queensland’s historic Government House and gardens for the annual public Christmas Lights display. The grounds...

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The Governor's role at an election - Thursday 23 November 2017

The Queensland State Election will be held on Saturday, 25 November 2017.  The Governor does not participate in the political process. The primary role of the Governor is to...

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Governor grants Assent to bills - Friday 10 November 2017

On Friday, in the afternoon, at Government House, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC, Governor of Queensland, received Mr Michael Reis, Deputy Clerk of the...

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Acting Governor grants Assent to bills - Friday 27 October 2017

This morning, at the Supreme Court of Queensland, the Honourable Chief Justice Catherine Holmes, Acting Governor of Queensland, received Mr Neil Laurie, Clerk of the Parliament,...

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Governor grants Assent to bills - Tuesday 24 October 2017

On Monday, in the afternoon, at Government House, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC, Governor of Queensland, received the Honourable Peter Wellington MP, Speaker of...

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Governor represents Queensland in Singapore, Israel - Tuesday 24 October 2017

His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC, Governor of Queensland, and Mrs Kaye de Jersey, will visit Singapore and Israel from 24 October – 4 November 2017, promoting...

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Annual report tabled - Friday 29 September 2017

The Office of the Governor’s annual report has been tabled in Parliament today. The annual report is an integral part of the Office of the Governor’s corporate governance...

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Bravery Awards announced - Wednesday 13 September 2017

His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC, Governor of Queensland congratulates the following Queenslanders, recognised for their brave acts in the latest Australian Bravery...

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Governor grants Assent to Bills - Wednesday 13 September 2017

This afternoon, at Government House, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC, Governor of Queensland, received Mr Michael Reis, Deputy Clerk of the Parliament, for the...

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