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 evening, at Government House, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC and Mrs Kaye de Jersey hosted a dinner in honour of Queenslanders recognised in the 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours List, and the Governor addressed guests. Guests included: Emeritus Professor Graeme Turner AO and Ms Christine Turner; the Honourable Graham Bell AM and Mrs Jacqueline Bell; Mr Eric Anderson AM and Dr Diana O'Connor; Colonel Jennifer Cotton CSC and Mr Geoffrey Brearley; Ms Rebecca McGarrity PSM and Mr Conor McGarrity; Mr Darryl King AFSM and Mrs Sharon King; Mrs Teresa Powell ASM and Mr Glen Powell; Mr Michael Beatty OAM and Mrs Cecile Beatty; Ms Maureen Costello OAM and Mr Gerard Braganza; Air Commodore Mark Gower AM LVO OAM (Mil); and Flight Lieutenant Tim Daelman.