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Governor grants Assent to bills - Thursday 08 September 2016

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

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Governor strengthens Japan relationship - Saturday 27 August 2016

His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC, Governor of Queensland, and Mrs Kaye de Jersey, will visit Japan from 27 August – 2 September 2016, promoting and fostering...

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Governor launches new portrait collection book - Tuesday 02 August 2016

For the first time, portraits of all 26 Governors of Queensland have been collated in one publication, 'A Portrait of a Governor', which His Excellency the Honourable Paul de...

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Governor launches Instagram on second anniversary - Friday 29 July 2016

His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC was sworn-in as Queensland’s 26th Governor two years ago today on 29 July 2014. To commemorate this second anniversary, the...

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Governor visits France to represent Queensland at Western Front centenary commemorations - Sunday 17 July 2016

His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC, Governor of Queensland, and Mrs Kaye de Jersey, visited France from 17 – 26 July 2016, representing Queensland at major ceremonies...

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Acting Governor grants Assent to Bills - Monday 27 June 2016

This afternoon, the Honourable Justice Hugh Fraser, Acting Governor of Queensland, received Clerk of the Parliament, Mr Neil Laurie for the presentation of three bills for...

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Queenslander awarded rare Antarctic Medal - Tuesday 21 June 2016

Queenslander Dr John Frederick Cadden has today been awarded the rare Australian Antarctic Medal for his contribution to the support of Antarctic station and field...

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Governor grants Assent to two bills - Monday 20 June 2016

This afternoon, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC, Governor of Queensland, received Deputy Clerk of the Parliament, Mr Michael Ries for the presentation of two bills...

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Governor launches birds of Government House guide - Wednesday 15 June 2016

His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC, Governor Queensland, has launched a special field guide outlining the birds of the Government House estate.  'Birds of Fernberg...

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Governor grants Assent to bills - Tuesday 14 June 2016

This afternoon, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC, Governor of Queensland, received Deputy Clerk of the Parliament, Mr Michael Ries for the presentation of five...

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