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Christmas 2018: A message from the Governor of Queensland - Thursday 13 December 2018

As your Governor I have once again been privileged to serve you during another busy and rewarding year for Queensland. This year has again shown Kaye and me that ours is a vast...

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A message from His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales to Queenslanders affected by the bushfires - Wednesday 05 December 2018

A message from His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales to Queenslanders affected by the bushfires "Having visited Queensland in April, my wife and I are so deeply saddened to hear...

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A message from Her Majesty The Queen to Queenslanders affected by the bushfires - Tuesday 04 December 2018

A message from Her Majesty The Queen to Queenslanders affected by the bushfires "Prince Philip and I are saddened to hear of the unprecedented fires impacting so many people in...

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Governor grants Assent to Bill - Friday 30 November 2018

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

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Government House Christmas Lights back for festive season - Tuesday 27 November 2018

More than 10,000 bulbs measuring a combined 1,800 metres will light the night at Government House in December. Fernberg's annual Christmas Lights display will be open to the...

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Remembrance Day 2018: A message from the Governor of Queensland - Sunday 11 November 2018

His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC has released a video message marking Remembrance Day 2018 and the Centenary of the First World War...

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Acting Governor grants Assent to five Bills - Friday 09 November 2018

This morning, at Government House, Acting Governor, the Honourable Chief Justice Catherine Holmes, received the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland, the Honourable...

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Governor to represent all Queenslanders at Remembrance Day ceremonies in London and France - Monday 05 November 2018

Commemorations for the Centenary of the First World War Armistice, a visit to the gravesite of the first Governor of Queensland, and reaffirming the enduring friendship between...

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Governor to visit Winton and Longreach as regional commitment continues - Wednesday 31 October 2018

The Queensland drought will be a key focus when His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC visits Winton and Longreach this week. The two-day tour will begin on 1 November,...

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Governor grants Assent to two Bills - Thursday 25 October 2018

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

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