In the morning, at Government House, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC and Mrs Kaye de Jersey hosted an Investiture Ceremony for residents of Queensland, recipients of Australian Honours and Awards announced on Australia Day 2015: the Honourable Justice Roslyn Gay Atkinson AO; Professor Nancy Macdonald Viviani AO; Adjunct Professor Daniel George Wood AO, Emeritus Professor Thomas Grattan Cochrane AM; Mrs Kristy Louise Ellis AM, Mr Glenn Wayne Ferguson AM, Professor Sylvia Anne Rodger AM, Dr Christina Meredith Steffen AM; Mr Peter Neville Rule PSM; Mr Robert McDonald Alexander OAM, Ms Myann Joan Burrows OAM; Mrs Desleigh Barbara Butler OAM; Mr Kenneth Kin Tuck Cheung OAM, Mr Garry John Davey OAM, Mr Phillip Joseph Dowler OAM; Mrs Wendy Elizabeth Downes OAM; Mr Brennon James Dowrick OAM; Mrs Aileen Veronica Heathwood OAM; Mr Kenneth Arthur Hurling OAM; Mr Leslie Robin Kleinschmidt OAM; Mrs Beres McCallum OAM; Mr Peter Robert McGregor OAM; Mr Thomas Paradissis OAM (posthumous); Mrs Pamela Rosemary Thomas OAM; and Mrs Florence Watson OAM.
In the afternoon, at Parliament House, the Governor presided at a meeting of the Executive Council.
Following, at King George Square, the Governor visited the Queensland Homicide Victims' Support Group Annual Homicide Awareness Day event.
In the evening, at Government House, the Governor and Mrs de Jersey hosted a formal dinner in honour of the Officers of the Order of Australia announced in the 2015 Australia Day Honours List. Guests included: the Honourable Justice Roslyn Atkinson AO and Emeritus Professor Richard Fotheringham; Major General Stuart Smith AO DSC and Mrs Karen Smith; Professor Nancy Viviani AO; Adjunct Professor Daniel Wood AO and Ms Dierdre Westblade; Associate Professor John Harden AM and Mrs Di Harden; Deputy Commissioner Ross Barnett APM and Mrs Helen Barnett; Brigadier Rod Hamilton CSM RFD and Mrs Catherine Hamilton; Air Commodore Mark Gower OAM and Mrs Julie Gower; Ms Cecily Pearson; and Flight Lieutenant Tim Daelman.