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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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Government House operations go bush for a week - Monday 24 October 2016

Government House operations will be relocated from Fernberg – the official residence of Queensland Governors since 1910 – in Brisbane to Longreach for a week-long Regional...

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Annual Report tabled - Friday 30 September 2016

The Office of the Governor’s annual report has been tabled in Parliament today. The annual report is an integral part of the Office of the Governor’s corporate governance...

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Governor grants Assent to bills - Friday 23 September 2016

This morning, at Government House, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC, Governor of Queensland, received Ms Leanne Clare, First Clerk Assistant of the Parliament, for...

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Governor grants Assent to bills - Thursday 08 September 2016

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

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Governor strengthens Japan relationship - Saturday 27 August 2016

His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC, Governor of Queensland, and Mrs Kaye de Jersey, will visit Japan from 27 August – 2 September 2016, promoting and fostering...

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Governor launches new portrait collection book - Tuesday 02 August 2016

For the first time, portraits of all 26 Governors of Queensland have been collated in one publication, 'A Portrait of a Governor', which His Excellency the Honourable Paul de...

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Governor launches Instagram on second anniversary - Friday 29 July 2016

His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC was sworn-in as Queensland’s 26th Governor two years ago today on 29 July 2014. To commemorate this second anniversary, the...

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Governor visits France to represent Queensland at Western Front centenary commemorations - Sunday 17 July 2016

His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC, Governor of Queensland, and Mrs Kaye de Jersey, visited France from 17 – 26 July 2016, representing Queensland at major ceremonies...

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