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Statue of The Queen relocated to Government House - Saturday 04 June 2016

His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC, Governor of Queensland officially marked the relocation of a unique life-size bronze statue of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II,...

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Governor Assents to Bills - Wednesday 25 May 2016

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

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Governor visits Australia's closest neighbour, Papua New Guinea - Thursday 19 May 2016

Queensland Governor, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC and Mrs Kaye de Jersey have undertaken an official visit to Papua New Guinea (PNG) from 16 – 18 May 2016 to...

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Governor signs writ for senate election - Monday 16 May 2016

The Queensland Governor’s main constitutional duty is to ensure Queensland enjoys stable government. However, Governors also have an important constitutional duty relating to the...

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Governor grants Assent to six Bills - Thursday 05 May 2016

This afternoon, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC, Governor of Queensland, received Clerk of the Parliament, Mr Neil Laurie for the presentation of six Bills for...

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Acting Governor grants Assent to Bills - Wednesday 27 April 2016

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

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Queen statue set to be in place for June 4 Open Day - Thursday 21 April 2016

A bronze statue of Her Majesty The Queen is set to be relocated from George Street, Brisbane, to Government House in time for the next Open Day on 4 June 2016.  The statue, by...

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The Governor visits the Gulf of Carpentaria - Tuesday 19 April 2016

The Governor and Mrs de Jersey have today returned from a 5 day official visit to Normanton, Karumba, Doomadgee and Burketown in Queensland’s remote Gulf of Carpentaria...

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Governor grants Assent to Bills - Thursday 24 March 2016

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

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Bravery awards announced - Friday 18 March 2016

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

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