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 Thursday, in the afternoon, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC returned to Government House following official travel to Canberra.
Following, at Government House, His Excellency greeted members of the public visiting for a guided tour of the House and gardens.
Following, at Government House, the Acting Governor, the Honourable Chief Justice Catherine Holmes, presided at a meeting of the Executive Council.
In the evening, at Government House, His Excellency and Mrs Kaye de Jersey hosted the Official Christmas Reception, and His Excellency addressed guests.