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Governor releases official portrait with Gavel - Saturday 24 December 2016

His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC, Governor of Queensland, has today released an official photographic portrait of the Governor, Mrs de Jersey and Gavel to...

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Governor's Christmas Message - Friday 23 December 2016

His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC, Governor of Queensland, has today released an official Christmas Message: Kaye and I wish all our fellow Queenslanders a joyous,...

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Governor grants Assent to bills - Friday 09 December 2016

This morning, at Government House, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC, Governor of Queensland, received Mr Neil Laurie, Clerk of the Queensland Parliament, for the...

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Popular Government House Christmas Lights returns in 2016 - Wednesday 23 November 2016

More than 1,600m of lights and over 10,000 bulbs will illuminate Queensland’s historic Government House and gardens for a public Christmas Lights display from 8 to 12 December...

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Governor grants Assent to bills - Tuesday 22 November 2016

This afternoon, at Government House, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC, Governor of Queensland, received Mr Michael Ries, Deputy Clerk of the Queensland Parliament,...

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Governor grants Assent to bills - Friday 11 November 2016

This morning, at Government House, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC, Governor of Queensland, received the Honourable Peter Wellington MP, Speaker of the Queensland...

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Week-long Government House in Longreach - Thursday 03 November 2016

The second Regional Government House – held in Longreach from 26 October to 2 November 2016 – has formally concluded, with His Excellency declaring: “It has been a great...

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Government House operations go bush for a week - Monday 24 October 2016

Government House operations will be relocated from Fernberg – the official residence of Queensland Governors since 1910 – in Brisbane to Longreach for a week-long Regional...

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Annual Report tabled - Friday 30 September 2016

The Office of the Governor’s annual report has been tabled in Parliament today. The annual report is an integral part of the Office of the Governor’s corporate governance...

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Governor grants Assent to bills - Friday 23 September 2016

This morning, at Government House, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC, Governor of Queensland, received Ms Leanne Clare, First Clerk Assistant of the Parliament, for...

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