Live Broadcast of National Memorial Service
Government House invites members of the public to attend a live broadcast of the National Memorial Service for Queen Elizabeth II, which will take place in Parliament House Canberra at 11.00 am on Thursday 22 September 2022. Gates to the Fernberg Estate will be open 9.00am - 2.00pm.
State Funeral for Queen Elizabeth II
The State Funeral for Queen Elizabeth II will take place today at Westminster Abbey at 8pm AEST. The event, which will see millions come together to commemorate The Queen’s remarkable life, will be broadcast live on Australian television and radio.
Queen Elizabeth II's Inaugural Visit to Queensland
As the first ever reigning monarch to visit Australia, Queen Elizabeth II created great excitement and celebration in Queensland when she and the Duke of Edinburgh visited in 1954.
Royal Assent granted for National Day of Mourning public holiday
Her Excellency provided Royal Assent for a Bill to create a one-time public holiday on September 22 – a National Day of Mourning to commemorate the death of Queen Elizabeth II.
Proclamation of King Charles III
Thousands of Queenslanders gathered at Government House on Sunday 11 September to recognise the end of the second Elizabethan era, and to proclaim our new King, His Royal Highness, King Charles III.
Queensland Remembers Queen Elizabeth the Second
From childhood, The Queen was held in great affection by Queenslanders and was respected and admired throughout her long and successful reign for the impeccable, gracious and dignified service she gave.
Messages of Support and Condolence from the People of Queensland
State leaders and dignitaries have been received by the Governor as they visit Government House to sign messages of support and condolence on the passing of Queen Elizabeth II on behalf of the people of Queensland.
Message from the Governor of Queensland
Her Excellency today joins with all Queenslanders in mourning the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second.
Cairns Investiture Ceremony, Friday 9 September - Livestream
We regret to advise that due to the passing of Her Majesty The Queen, the Cairns Investiture Ceremony scheduled for 9 September has been postponed and recipients advised.