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 Government House, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC received the Clerk of the Parliament, Mr Neil Laurie, for the presentation of three Bills for Assent.
Following, at Government House, His Excellency and Mrs Kaye de Jersey hosted a morning tea for International Volunteer Day, and the Governor addressed guests.
Following, at 1 William Street, Brisbane, the Honourable Justice Walter Sofronoff, Deputy Governor, presided at a meeting of the Executive Council.
Following, at Patrick Estate, His Excellency visited Patrick Estate State School, and the Governor addressed students and guests.
In the afternoon, at Government House, His Excellency greeted members of the public visiting for a guided tour of the House and Gardens.
In the evening, at Customs House, Brisbane, His Excellency and Mrs de Jersey attended the University of Queensland Senate End of Year Dinner.