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 Thursday, 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 Lucas Patchett OAM and Mr Nicholas Marchesi OAM.

Following, at Government House, His Excellency hosted an Investiture Ceremony for the following recipient of Australian honours and awards announced in the 2020 Australia Day Honours List: Emeritus Professor Raymond Specht AO. 

In the afternoon, at Government House, His Excellency presided, via teleconference, at a meeting of the Executive Council. 

Following, at the Wesley Hospital, Auchenflower, His Excellency attended the 2020 Wesley Medical Research Panel Pledge, officially opened the virtual Wesley Medical Research COVID-19 Rapid Response Research Centre and addressed guests.