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 morning, at 1 William Street, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC presided at a meeting of the Executive Council.
Following, at 1 William Street, His Excellency met with the Premier of Queensland and Minister for Trade, the Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk MP, to recognise the 160th anniversary of the separation of the colony of Queensland from New South Wales.
Following, at Government House, His Excellency greeted members of the public visiting for a guided tour of the House and gardens.
In the evening, at the Brisbane Club, Brisbane City, His Excellency and Mrs Kaye de Jersey attended the Royal Historical Society of Queensland’s 2019 Queensland Day Dinner, where the Governor addressed guests and presented the John Douglas Kerr Medal of Distinction.