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Governor reads The Queen's Commonwealth Day Message - Monday 14 March 2016

Today, 14 March 2016, is Commonwealth Day, and this morning the Governor attended the Commonwealth Day Multi Faith Observance at the Chung Tian Temple hosted by the Royal...

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Governor grants Assent to Bills - Friday 04 March 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 and Parliament House...

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Follow the Governor's program online - Monday 15 February 2016

From Monday 15 February 2016, the Vice-regal notices will no longer appear in the Courier Mail newspaper.  You can continue to follow the Governor's program via the website and...

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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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