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 Friday, in the morning, at Harefield (St Mary’s) Churchyard, Middlesex, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC and Mrs Kaye de Jersey laid a wreath in honour of Australians who died at the No. 1 Australian Auxiliary Hospital at Harefield Park, and then laid memorials on the graves of Queenslanders buried there, Private Oscar Harold Jones and Gunner William Lingley.
In the afternoon, in London, the Governor and Mrs de Jersey hosted a lunch with Queenslanders living and working in the United Kingdom.
Following, at the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London, the Governor and Mrs de Jersey toured facilities and received a briefing on operations, including collaboration with Queensland and Australian institutions on the treatment of children with chronic illnesses.