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Governor grants Assent to bills - Monday 27 February 2017

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

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Gavel hangs up QPS coat, becomes official Vice-Regal Dog - Tuesday 21 February 2017

Gavel, the German shepherd pup fostered out to Government House while preparing to become a police dog, has hung up his Queensland Police Service coat for the last time and...

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Governor congratulates Queenslanders named in Australia Day Honours List - Thursday 26 January 2017

Many Queenslanders have been reocgnised for their remarkable efforts in the Australia Day 2017 Honours List. The following recipients will be invited to receive their awards and...

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Governor releases official portrait with Gavel - Saturday 24 December 2016

His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC, Governor of Queensland, has today released an official photographic portrait of the Governor, Mrs de Jersey and Gavel to...

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Governor's Christmas Message - Friday 23 December 2016

His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC, Governor of Queensland, has today released an official Christmas Message: Kaye and I wish all our fellow Queenslanders a joyous,...

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Governor grants Assent to bills - Friday 09 December 2016

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

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Popular Government House Christmas Lights returns in 2016 - Wednesday 23 November 2016

More than 1,600m of lights and over 10,000 bulbs will illuminate Queensland’s historic Government House and gardens for a public Christmas Lights display from 8 to 12 December...

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Governor grants Assent to bills - Tuesday 22 November 2016

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

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Governor grants Assent to bills - Friday 11 November 2016

This morning, at Government House, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC, Governor of Queensland, received the Honourable Peter Wellington MP, Speaker of the Queensland...

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Week-long Government House in Longreach - Thursday 03 November 2016

The second Regional Government House – held in Longreach from 26 October to 2 November 2016 – has formally concluded, with His Excellency declaring: “It has been a great...

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