Governor's Program

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. 

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On Thursday, in the morning, at Government House, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC received the Premier of Queensland and Minister for Trade, the Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk MP.

Following, at Government House, His Excellency greeted members of the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) Community of Former Staff visiting for morning tea and a guided tour of the House and gardens.

Following, at 1 William Street, His Excellency presided at a meeting of the Executive Council.

In the afternoon, at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre, South Bank, His Excellency and Mrs Kaye de Jersey attended a Queensland Ballet performance of Cinderella.

In the evening, at the Hilton Hotel, Brisbane City, His Excellency attended the Australian Institute of Company Directors Gold Medal Award Dinner 2018, and the Governor presented