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Governor grants Assent to Bills - Friday 16 March 2018

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

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Commonwealth Day Message of Her Majesty The Queen, Head of the Commonwealth - Monday 12 March 2018

We all have reason to give thanks for the numerous ways in which our lives are enriched when we learn from others. Through exchanging ideas, and seeing life from other...

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Governor congratulates Queenslanders named in Australia Day Honours List - Friday 26 January 2018

Around 109 Queenslanders have been recognised for their remarkable contributions to nation and State in the 2018 Australia Day Honours List.  The following recipients will be...

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Governor's official 2017 Christmas Message - Friday 22 December 2017

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 happy,...

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Fernberg’s festive makeover as popular Christmas Lights display returns - Monday 18 December 2017

More than 1,750m of lights and over 12,000 bulbs illuminated Queensland’s historic Government House and gardens for the annual public Christmas Lights display from 8-17 December...

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The Governor's role at an election - Thursday 23 November 2017

The Queensland State Election will be held on Saturday, 25 November 2017.  The Governor does not participate in the political process. The primary role of the Governor is to...

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Governor grants Assent to bills - Friday 10 November 2017

On Friday, in the afternoon, at Government House, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC, Governor of Queensland, received Mr Michael Reis, Deputy Clerk of the...

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Acting Governor grants Assent to bills - Friday 27 October 2017

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

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Governor grants Assent to bills - Tuesday 24 October 2017

On Monday, in the afternoon, at Government House, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC, Governor of Queensland, received the Honourable Peter Wellington MP, Speaker of...

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Governor represents Queensland in Singapore, Israel - Tuesday 24 October 2017

His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC, Governor of Queensland, and Mrs Kaye de Jersey, will visit Singapore and Israel from 24 October – 4 November 2017, promoting...

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