Investiture Ceremonies - November 2022
Her Excellency the Honourable Dr Jeannette Young AC PSM will present more than 100 Queenslanders with Australian Honours and Awards across five ceremonies at Government House from 18 - 22 November, 2022. The ceremonies will be live streamed here.
Wellbeing Community Bushwalk promotes diabetes awareness
Young mums with lived experience of gestational diabetes have joined those with familial links to the disease, along with researchers, fundraisers, and the odd nature lover for a bushwalk at Government House.
Governor invested as a Companion of the Order of Australia
On Friday 4 November, Her Excellency the Honourable Dr Jeannette Young AC PSM was invested as a Companion of the Order of Australia, among the Queen's Birthday Honourees in 2022.
Cornice Restoration in the Government House Dining Room
Using skills honed in the historic castles and churches of Scotland, Scott McMillan of McMillan Heritage Plastering is repairing the intricate ceilings of the Government House formal dining room.
Words Matter: A Vice-Regal Word Cloud
In the many thousands of words spoken by Her Excellency in speeches and public engagements over the course of her first year as Governor, certain words have tended to repeat.
Royal Assent granted to Industrial Relations and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2022
Her Excellency has today received the Clerk of Queensland Parliament, Mr Neil Laurie, and granted Royal Assent to the Industrial Relations and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2022.
The Governor Reflects on One Year in Office
On the one-year anniversary of her swearing in, Her Excellency reflects on what has transpired since she took her oath to serve our State as the 27th Governor of Queensland.
Royal Assent granted
The Governor today granted Royal Assent to the Racing Integrity Amendment Bill 2022, Public Health and Other Legislation (COVID-19 Management) Amendment Bill 2022, and Major Sports Facilities Amendment Bill 2022.
Vice-Regal couple visit Bundaberg Regional Council
Bundaberg is one of Australia’s fasted growing regional centres and over the course of the Vice-Regal couple’s three-day visit, it became very apparent why that is so!