Governor's Program

The Governor’s Official Program is comprised of a wide range of constitutional and legal duties and ceremonial and community engagements. Each year, the Governor hosts thousands of visitors to Government House to take part in investiture and award ceremonies, Open Days, receptions and meetings, and travels widely throughout Queensland to support the activities of Patron groups. View a chronological record of the Governor’s daily program below. 

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On Wednesday, in the morning, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC and Mrs Kaye de Jersey departed Queensland, and the Honourable Justice Hugh Fraser commenced duty as Acting Governor of...

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On Tuesday, in the morning, at St John’s Cathedral, Brisbane City, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC and Mrs Kaye de Jersey attended the Christmas morning service of Eucharist, and the...

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On Wednesday, in the evening, at St John’s Cathedral, Brisbane City, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC and Mrs Kaye de Jersey attended the launch of St John’s Cathedral, Brisbane and...

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On Sunday, in the morning, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC and Mrs Kaye de Jersey returned to Government House following official travel to Cairns. In the evening, at St Barnabas...

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On Saturday, in the morning, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC and Mrs Kaye de Jersey departed Government House for official travel to Cairns. In the evening, at Cairns, His Excellency...

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On Friday, in the afternoon, at Government House, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC telephoned the Mayors of the Carpentaria, Kowanyama and Pormpuraaw councils to express his support...

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On Thursday, in the morning, at 1 William Street, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC presided at a meeting of the Executive Council. In the afternoon, at 1 William Street, His Excellency...

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On Wednesday, in the morning, at Government House, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC received the Consul-General of Japan in Queensland, Mr Kazunari Tanaka, accompanied by Deputy...

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On Tuesday, in the afternoon, at Government House, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC received the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland, the Honourable Curtis Pitt MP, and...

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On Monday, in the evening, at the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, South Bank, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC attended the Premier’s 2018 Cabinet Christmas...

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