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 hosted a Luncheon for Vice-Regal Medical and Humanitarian Patronage Organisations, and the Governor addressed guests.
Following, at Government House, His Excellency and Mrs de Jersey received High Commissioner of New Zealand to Australia, Her Excellency the Honourable Dame Annette King DNZM and Mr Raymond Lind, accompanied by Consul-General for New Zealand, Mr Bill Dobbie.
Following, at Government House, His Excellency and Mrs de Jersey hosted an Afternoon Tea in support of the New Zealand Community, and the Governor addressed guests.
In the evening, at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre, South Brisbane, His Excellency and Mrs de Jersey attended Opera Queensland’s opening night performance of ‘A Flowering Tree’.