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 the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre, Southport, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC and Mrs Kaye de Jersey attended the preliminary rounds of the Commonwealth Games Women’s 1 metre springboard diving competition.
In the evening, at Carrara Stadium, Carrara, the Governor and Mrs de Jersey attended the athletic competition, including the Men’s discus throw finals, after which the Governor presented the gold medal to Mr Fedrick Dacres of Jamaica, the silver medal to Mr Traves Smikle of Jamaica and the bronze medal to Mr Apostolos Parellis of Cyprus.