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 Wednesday, in the afternoon, at Old Government House, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC and Mrs Kaye de Jersey attended the Ceremonial Welcome for Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall.
In the evening, at the Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort, Gold Coast, the Governor and Mrs de Jersey attended a Reception hosted by His Excellency the Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia in honour of Their Royal Highnesses.
Following, at Carrara Stadium, the Governor and Mrs de Jersey attended a Welcome to Games Reception, jointly hosted by the Commonwealth Games Federation and the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation.
Following, the Governor and Mrs de Jersey attended the Opening Ceremony of the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.