Australian Bravery Decorations August 2023
Her Excellency congratulates the five Queenslanders named as recipients of Australian Bravery Decorations by the Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd) on 22 August.
North Queensland Investiture Ceremony, Live Stream
Join Her Excellency live at an Investiture Ceremony in Townsville as she presents eight deserving North Queenslanders with Australian Honours and Awards.
NAIDOC Week Fashion Parade Live Stream
Join us live from Government House for a special fashion parade celebrating the outstanding talents of Indigenous designers, artists and models —a first of its kind event to be held here at Fernberg.
Governor grants Royal Assent to two Bills
Her Excellency has granted Royal Assent to the Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Bill 2023 and the Revenue Legislation Amendment Bill 2023. The granting of Royal Assent is an integral step in the legislative process.
King's Birthday Honours 2023
Her Excellency the Honourable Dr Jeannette Young AC PSM, Governor of Queensland, congratulates the Queenslanders named in the King’s Birthday Honours List, the first Birthday Honours released since His Majesty King Charles III ascended the throne.
Happy Queensland Day!
A message from the Governor of Queensland, Her Excellency the Honourable Dr Jeannette Young AC PSM, on Queensland Day 2023.
Governor grants Royal Assent 2 June 2023
Her Excellency has granted Royal Assent to the Monitoring of Places of Detention (Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture) Bill 2023, Corrective Services (Emerging Technologies and Security) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2023, Waste Reduction and Recycling and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2023 and Tobacco and Other Smoking Products Amendment Bill 2023.
Path to Treaty Bill granted Royal Assent
The Governor has today granted Royal Assent to the Path to Treaty Bill.
Government House Investiture Ceremonies, May 2023
Her Excellency the Honourable Dr Jeannette Young AC PSM will present 115 Queenslanders with Australian Honours and Awards across five Investiture Ceremonies at Government House from 15 – 17 May 2023.