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.
On Tuesday, in the morning, at Government House, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC welcomed members of Karana Downs Garden Club visiting for morning tea and a guided tour of the House and gardens.
In the afternoon, at Government House, the Governor and Mrs Kaye de Jersey hosted a luncheon in honour of Chancellors of Queensland universities. Guests included: Air Chief Marshal Sir Angus Houston AK, AFC (Ret'd), Chancellor, University of the Sunshine Coast; Mr Tim Fairfax AC, Chancellor, Queensland University of Technology; the Honourable Dr Annabelle Bennett AO SC, Chancellor, Bond University; Mr Henry Smerdon AM, Chancellor, Griffith University; Mr John Abbott, Chancellor, Central Queensland University; Mr John Dornbusch, Chancellor, University of Southern Queensland; Mr Bill Tweddell, Chancellor, James Cook University; Air Commodore Mark Gower OAM; and Ms Cecily Pearson OAM.