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 evening, at Government House, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC and Mrs Kaye de Jersey hosted a dinner in recognition of outstanding Queensland contributors, and the Governor addressed guests. Guests included: the Honourable Justice Roger Derrington and the Honourable Justice Sarah Derrington; Commander Phillipa Hay CSC RAN and Mr Christopher Tziolis; Ms Joanne Freeman; Professor Helen Bartlett and Mr Keith Bartlett; Mr Chris Saines CNZM and Mrs Amanda Saines; Ms Carolyn de Jersey and Mr Benedict Clarke; Ms Jacinda Euler and Dr Robert Welsh; Mr Michael McCormack and Mrs Lyndall McCormack; Mr Michael Paramor AM and Mrs Rosie Paramor; Mr Roger Traves QC and Mrs Samantha Traves; and Mrs Kate Hastings.