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 Tuesday, in the morning, at Government House, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC greeted members of BCT Seniors of the Salvation Army Brisbane City Temple visiting for morning tea and a guided tour of the House and gardens.
Following, at the St Andrew’s Anglican Church, Lutwyche, His Excellency was represented by Honorary Aide-de-Camp, Acting Inspector Donna Stewart, at the 76th Anniversary of the sinking of the Australian Hospital Ship ‘Centaur’ Commemorative Service.
In the afternoon, at Government House, His Excellency and Mrs de Jersey received the Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Her Excellency Mrs Maria Christina Theresia Derckx and Dr Jozef Ijzermans, accompanied by Economic Policy Advisor, Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Mr Dai Forterre.