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 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 Members of Parliament for the Presentation of the Parliament’s Address-in-Reply, and the Governor responded to the address.
Following, at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital Education Centre, Herston, His Excellency attended the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital Foundation 2019 Research Grant Awards, and the Governor presented certificates, and addressed guests.
In the evening, at Government House, His Excellency and Mrs Kaye de Jersey greeted members of the public visiting to view the 2018 Christmas Lights display.