On Thursday, in the morning, at Government House, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC received the Clerk of the Parliament, Mr Neil Laurie, for the presentation of Bills for Assent. Also, in the morning, at the Executive Building, the Governor presided at a meeting of Executive Council.
In the afternoon, at Government House, the Governor and Mrs Kaye de Jersey hosted an Investiture Ceremony for residents of Queensland, recipients of Australian Honours and Awards announced on Queen’s Birthday 2014, Australia Day 2015, Queen’s Birthday 2015, and on 27 May 2015.
In the evening, at Government House, the Governor and Mrs de Jersey hosted a Formal Dinner in honour of Queensland Companions and Officers of the Order Of Australia announced in 2015 Honours announcements. Guests included: The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk MP and Mr Shaun Drabsch; The Honourable Ms Leneen Forde AC; Distinguished Professor Judith Clements AC and Professor Adrian Herington; Professor Nathan Efron AC and Mrs Suzanne Efron; Professor Stephen Lynch AC and Mrs Genni Lynch; Professor Lesley Chenoweth AO and Mr Alan Chenoweth; Professor Peter Coaldrake AO; Mr Christopher Madden AO and Mrs Christine Madden; Professor Horst Lücke AO (Hon) and Ms Christine Lücke; Mr Li Cunxin and Mrs Mary Li; and Air Commodore Mark Gower OAM and Mrs Julie Gower.