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Twenty citizens welcomed at Fernberg's historic first citizenship ceremony - Wednesday 03 February 2016

His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC, Governor of Queensland has officiated at the first citizenship ceremony to be held at Government House. In the presence of...

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Queenslanders recognised in Australia Day honours - Tuesday 26 January 2016

His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC, Governor of Queensland, congratulates the following Queenslanders recognised today in the Australia Day 2016 Honours List for...

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A Christmas Message from the Governor of Queensland - Monday 21 December 2015

With Kaye, I warmly wish our fellow Queenslanders a very merry Christmas and a most fulfilling 2016. Into our second year of this 26th Governorship, we are continually...

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Governor swears in Palaszczuk Ministry - Tuesday 08 December 2015

His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC, Governor of Queensland has today sworn in 11 members of the Palaszczuk Ministry, including four first-time Minister who were also...

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Popular Christmas Lights returns to Government House - Monday 30 November 2015

The gates of Government House will once again open to the public for the 2015 Christmas Lights display. - Opening hours - Parking - Entry points - Disability...

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Fallen honoured at Remembrance Day - Wednesday 11 November 2015

His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC, Governor of Queensland today attended and laid a wreath at the 2015 Remembrance Day Ceremony, held at the Shrine of Remembrance,...

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Governor Concludes Successful First Regional Government House Operations - Tuesday 10 November 2015

The State’s first ever Regional Government House was successfully held in the Far North of Queensland from 16-22 October 2015, with His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey...

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Governor kicks off Regional Government House by presenting 16 honours, including rare bravery decoration - Friday 16 October 2015

His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC, Governor of Queensland will today commence the first ever Regional Government House operations by presenting 16 honours and awards...

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'Pop-up' Government House goes to Cairns - Thursday 15 October 2015

Government House is heading to Cairns for the State’s first ever Regional Government House operations. Beginning this Friday 16 October 2015 and running until 22 October 2015,...

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Government House Annual Report 2014-15 - Wednesday 30 September 2015

The annual report outlining the activities of the Office of the Governor – an independent entity providing executive, personal, administrative and logistical support to...

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