The Governor’s Official Program is comprised of a wide range of constitutional and legal duties and ceremonial and community engagements. Each year, the Governor hosts thousands of visitors to Government House to take part in investiture and award ceremonies, Open Days, receptions and meetings, and travels widely throughout Queensland to support the activities of Patron groups. View a chronological record of the Governor’s daily program below.
On Thursday, in the morning, at 1 William Street, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC presided at a meeting of the Executive Council.
In the evening, at Government House, His Excellency and Mrs Kaye de Jersey hosted a dinner in recognition of Outstanding Queensland Contributors, and the Governor addressed guests. Guests included: the Honourable Justice James Douglas and Mrs Margaret Douglas; Mr Salvatore Napolitano and Mrs Diana Cekova; Professor Margaret Sheil AO and Mr Chris Nicholson; Sister Angela Mary Doyle AO, RSM; Brigadier Raymond McNab CSC, RFD and Ms Janis Day-Lewis; Mr Daniel O’Connor OAM; Mr Jim Carmichael and Mrs Dianne Carmichael; Mr Terry Crawford and Mrs Jan Crawford; the Honourable Jeffrey Spender QC and Mrs Glenice Spender; and Air Commodore Mark Gower AM LVO OAM (Mil) and Mrs Julie Gower.