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 Monday, in the afternoon, at Government House, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC and Mrs Kaye de Jersey hosted a luncheon to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Commonwealth, and the Governor addressed guests, and read the 2019 Commonwealth Day Message from Her Majesty The Queen.
In the evening, at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre, South Bank, His Excellency and Mrs de Jersey attended the Australian Chamber Orchestra’s performance of Beethoven & Prokofiev, and the season-opening reception.