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 Monday, in the afternoon, at Government House, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC and Mrs Kaye de Jersey welcomed the Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk MP, Premier of Queensland, who presented her proposed appointments as Deputy Premier and Minister for Health and Minister for Ambulance Services; Treasurer and Minister for Infrastructure and Planning; Minister for State Development, Tourism and Innovation; and Minister for Regional Development and Manufacturing. His Excellency officiated at a formal ceremony for the swearing-in of the four Ministers of the State and one member of the Executive Council of Queensland and presided at a special meeting of the Executive Council.