On Wednesday, in the morning, at Government House, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC received Mr Neil Laurie, Clerk of Parliament, for the presentation of Bills for Assent.
In the afternoon, at Government House, the Governor and Mrs Kaye de Jersey hosted a luncheon in honour of Queensland authors. Guests included: Mr Matthew Condon; Mr Dr Kári Gíslason; Ms Melissa Lucashenko; Ms Sarah Holland-Batt; Mrs Jeraldene Fryberg; and Air Commodore Mark Gower OAM.
Following, at Government House, the Governor received His Excellency Mr Viktar Shykh, Ambassador of Belarus to Australia.
In the evening, at Government House, the Governor and Mrs de Jersey hosted a reception for Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society of Queensland to celebrate world MS Day 2016, where His Excellency addressed guests and presented awards.