Governor's Program

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. 

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On Tuesday, in the morning, at Government House, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC hosted Investiture Ceremonies for the following recipients of Australian Honours and Awards announced in the 2020 Australia Day Honours List: Mr Alan Whimp OAM; Mr Wayne Sachs ASM; Mrs Janelle Thurlby PSM; Chief Superintendent Craig Hanlon APM; and Mrs Nancy Bates OAM.

In the afternoon, at Government House, His Excellency and Mrs Kaye de Jersey hosted Investiture Ceremonies for the following recipients of Australian Honours and Awards announced in the 2020 Australia Day Honours List: Mrs Lorna Apelt OAM; the late Professor Steven Raine AM (received by Mrs Trish Raine); Mr Vaughan Johnson OAM; Mr Christian Lhotka OAM; and the Reverend Beth O’Neill OAM.