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 Wednesday, in the morning, at Government House, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC and Mrs Kaye de Jersey hosted an Investiture Ceremony for recipients of Australian honours and awards announced in the Australia Day 2019 Honours List, and the Governor addressed guests.
In the afternoon, at Government House, His Excellency and Mrs de Jersey hosted a second Investiture Ceremony for recipients of Australian honours and awards announced in the Australia Day 2019 Honours List, and the Governor addressed guests.
Following, the Governor and Mrs de Jersey received the Ambassador of Japan to Australia, His Excellency Mr Reiichiro Takahashi and Mrs Masako Takahashi, accompanied by Consul-General for Japan in Queensland, Mr Kazunari Tanaka, and Second Secretary, Embassy of Japan, Mr Kazuki Nakamura.