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 received Chancellor-elect, Queensland University of Technology, Dr Xiaoling Liu, and Vice-Chancellor and President, Queensland University of Technology, Professor Margaret Sheil AO.
In the evening, at Government House, His Excellency and Mrs Kaye de Jersey hosted a dinner in honour of Outstanding Queensland Contributors, and the Governor addressed guests. Guests included: His Grace the Most Reverend Dr Phillip Aspinall and Dr Christa Aspinall; Mr Timothy Fairfax AC and Mrs Gina Fairfax; Mr Chris Freeman AM and Mrs Sue Freeman; Mr Michael Klug AM and Dr Jane Klug; Mrs Janine Schmidt AM and Mr Barry Schmidt RFD; Mr Richard Anderson OAM and Mrs Margaret Anderson; Dr Denver Beanland and Mrs Lee Beanland; Air Commodore Mark Gower AM LVO OAM (Mil) and Mrs Julie Gower; and Mrs Kate Hastings and Mr Bob Hastings APM.