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Royal Assent an essential step in legislative process
The granting of Royal Assent to bills is an essential step in the law-making process in Queensland and one of the key Constitutional duties of the Governor.
125th Anniversary of Braille House
The Governor hosted a reception to mark the 125th anniversary of the Queensland Braille Writing Association – now known as Braille House – and to celebrate the organisation’s long connection with Government House.
Return of the 2022 Queensland Senate Election Writ
The Governor has received the returned Queensland Senate Election Writ and certified the results, completing an important constitutional duty as part of the Federal Election process.
Vice-Regal couple visit Far North Queensland
The Vice-Regal couple travelled to Cook Shire, Hope Vale Aboriginal Shire and Wujal Wujal Aboriginal Shire in what is Her Excellency's first official trip to the Far North Queensland region as the 27th Governor of Queensland.
Governor acknowledges appointment as Companion of the Order of Australia
Her Excellency is one of only two Queenslanders, and eight recipients nationally, to be named a Companion of the Order of Australia in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2022 list.
Queen's Birthday Honours 2022
Her Excellency the Honourable Dr Jeannette Young AC PSM, Governor of Queensland, congratulates the 117 Queenslanders named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
Governor Grants Royal Assent to Amendment Bills
Her Excellency received Mr Neil Laurie, Clerk of the Parliament, and granted Royal Assent to three Amendment Bills, in what is an integral step in the legislative process.
Platinum Jubilee Open Day - Saturday 4 June
The Platinum Jubilee Open Day was held at Government House on Saturday 4 June.
Flagpole Unveiling and National Reconciliation Week
As part of National Reconciliation Week 2022, The Governor unveiled new flagpoles flying the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flags permanently alongside the Queensland and Australian flags.