The Office of the Governor provides a selection of forms to help host organisations make arrangements for the Governor’s participation at their events, or to request the Governor’s consideration for patronage.

Submitting your form

  • Download the relevant form from the list below
  • Complete the requested details
  • Save the updated version
  • Return it by email to

Alternatively, you may like to read further about how to contact the Governor

The Office of the Govenror manages personal information in line with the Information Privacy Act 2009. We will use the personal information you have provided to consider your request, and we will not give out your personal information to third parties, except for requests for Congratulatory Letters, where your details, when necessary, may be forwarded to other agencies including:

  • the Department of the Premier and Cabinet (Queensland); and
  • the Office of the Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia.

Further information can be found on the Privacy Page.


Protocol Guidelines

When the Governor is scheduled to attend a function arranged by your organisation, the Protocol and Administrative Guidelines will help ensure the planning process runs smoothly. Topics detailed within this form include the role of the host, forms of address, order of proceedings, photography and media. For information concerning precedence, please refer to the Queensland Order of Precedence form.


Download Protocol Guidelines (105 KB)

Patronage Request

Organisations wishing to invite the Governor to accept Patronage or another appointment must complete the Patronage Request form. Following a change in Governor, organisations that have previously enjoyed Vice-Regal Patronage should also use this form to submit a new request for consideration.

Download Patronage Request (246 KB)

Organisation Update

Patron Organisations should complete the Organisation Update form to ensure the Office of the Governor has the current key contact details and information about the organisation on file. 

Download Organisation Update (66 KB)

Congratulatory Message

Read more about the process to request a congratulatory message for a significant birthday or anniversary.


Download Congratulatory Message (131 KB)

Book a tour of Government House

Download this form and send to or fax 07 3858 5701 to book a school or community group tour of Government House. 

Download Book a tour of Government House (30 KB)