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.
The Governor visits the Southern Downs
The Vice-Regal couple conducted a three-day tour of the Southern Downs visiting Inglewood, Texas, Stanthorpe, and Warwick.
Governor Grants Royal Assent, May 2022
Her Excellency the Honourable Dr Jeannette Young PSM, Governor of Queensland, today received Mr Neil Laurie, Clerk of the Parliament, for the presentation of three Bills to which Royal Assent was granted.
Her Excellency will present more than 120 worthy Queenslanders with Australian Honours and Awards across seven investiture ceremonies to be held at Government House this week. The ceremonies will be live-streamed here.
Mother's Day Picnic Cancelled
We regret to advise that due to the forecast of heavy rainfall this coming weekend, we have made the decision to cancel the Mother’s Day Picnic at Government House planned for this Sunday 8 May.
Message from HRH The Prince of Wales
On the eve of ANZAC Day 2022, HRH The Prince of Wales has sent a message in recognition of the ANZAC spirit and in honour of the Australian and New Zealand Armed Forces.
Governor Signs Writ for Half Senate Election on 21 May 2022
The Governor today presided at a special meeting of Executive Council and signed the writ for a half Senate election to take place on 21 May 2022. The Queensland Governor’s main constitutional duty is to ensure Queensland enjoys stable government.