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 morning, at Government House, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC CVO hosted Investiture Ceremonies for the following recipients of Australian Honours and Awards announced the 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours List: Ms Kate Copeland AM; Mr Graham George Corney OAM; Ms Sandra Michelle Cowley ASM; Mr Brian John Cox CSC ESM; Mr Trevor James Cross OAM; Mrs Wendy Cross OAM; Mr Andrew Hugh Craig OAM; Mrs Betty Merle Denning OAM; Major David Andrew Devine OAM; Mr Kenneth Richard Dickson OAM; Dr Amanda Jane Dines OAM; Mr Roger Thomas Dooley AM; and Mrs Sandra Rose Doumany 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 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours List: Dr Trevor Dowdell AM; Pastor Dale Dowler OAM; Mr Steven Michael Drinkwater OAM; Mr Evan Duke OAM; Mrs Jennifer Wendy Barry OAM; the late Mr Peirce David Edwards OAM (received by Ms Monica James); Mr Gary Edwin OAM; Mr Rodney Thomas Forrester AM; Ms Evie Georgas ACM; Professor Paul Philip Glasziou AO; Ms Penelope Ruth Gordon OAM; Mrs Pieternella Wilhelmina Haly OAM; and Major Russell Wayne Hamsey OAM.