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 afternoon, at Government House, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC received, via videoconference, the Right Honourable the Lord Mayor of the City of London, Alderman William Russell; British Consul-General for Queensland and the Northern Territory, Ms Joanne Freeman; and Agent-General for Queensland in the UK and Trade and Investment Commissioner for Europe, Ms Linda Apelt.
In the evening, at Government House, His Excellency and Mrs Kaye de Jersey hosted a dinner in recognition of Outstanding Queensland Contributors, and the Governor addressed guests. Guests included: The Honourable Justice Elizabeth Wilson and Mr David Smith; Ms Louise Bezzina and Mr John Gass; Mr Trent Dalton and Ms Fiona Franzmann; Mrs Rachel Downie and Mrs Amanda Downie; Mr David Williams and Mrs Holly Williams, and Mrs Kate Hastings and Mr Bob Hastings APM.