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 morning, at the Sofitel London St James, London, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC received a briefing from the Agent-General for Queensland in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Ms Linda Apelt.
Following, at Australia House, London, His Excellency met with the High Commissioner for Australia, His Excellency the Honourable George Brandis QC, and Deputy High Commissioner, Mr Matt Anderson.
In the afternoon, at Australia House, London, His Excellency met with Head of Defence Section, Australian High Commission, Air Commodore Brian Edwards, and Senior Advisor, Mr Stephen Mumford.
Following, at Australia House, London, His Excellency met with Head of Political and Trade Policy Branch, Australian High Commission, Mr Kyle Naish.
Following, at Australia House, London, His Excellency met with Austrade Senior Trade and Investment Commissioner for the United Kingdom, Ireland and Nordics, Mr David Watson.
Following, at the Palace of Westminster, London, His Excellency met with the Lord Speaker, The Right Honourable the Lord Fowler.
Following, at the Palace of Westminster, London, His Excellency toured the House of Lords with Private Secretary to the Lord Speaker, Mr Patrick Milner.