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Acting Governor grants Assent to Bills - Monday 27 June 2016

This afternoon, the Honourable Justice Hugh Fraser, Acting Governor of Queensland, received Clerk of the Parliament, Mr Neil Laurie for the presentation of three bills for...

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Queenslander awarded rare Antarctic Medal - Tuesday 21 June 2016

Queenslander Dr John Frederick Cadden has today been awarded the rare Australian Antarctic Medal for his contribution to the support of Antarctic station and field...

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Governor grants Assent to two bills - Monday 20 June 2016

This afternoon, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC, Governor of Queensland, received Deputy Clerk of the Parliament, Mr Michael Ries for the presentation of two bills...

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Governor launches birds of Government House guide - Wednesday 15 June 2016

His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC, Governor Queensland, has launched a special field guide outlining the birds of the Government House estate.  'Birds of Fernberg...

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Governor grants Assent to bills - Tuesday 14 June 2016

This afternoon, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC, Governor of Queensland, received Deputy Clerk of the Parliament, Mr Michael Ries for the presentation of five...

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2016 Queen's Birthday Honours List - Monday 13 June 2016

One hundred and two Queenslanders have been recognised for their remarkable contributions to nation and State in the 2016 Queen's Birthday Honours List.  The following recipients...

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The Governor's whistle-stop tour of Outback Queensland - Monday 06 June 2016

The Queensland Governor will ride the rails back to his former home town of Longreach on Wednesday 8 June 2016, on a unique Spirit of the Outback service bringing Queensland...

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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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