The Governor is invited to speak at a wide range of significant official, ceremonial and community events, including the Opening of Parliament, ANZAC Day ceremonies and events for Patron groups. A selection of these speeches is available below in a searchable database.
Royal Queensland Golf Club Heritage Day Luncheon /
Thank you, Mr Hinton, for your kind introduction. Mr President; Directors; Club Captains; Royal Queensland Golf Club Members. It is a great honour to join you in the Club’s...Read speech
Morning Tea in Support of the 2020 Royal Queensland Show /
RNA President, Justice Thomas and Mrs Thomas; RNA Councillors and supporters; distinguished guests; ladies and gentlemen. Kaye and I are delighted to welcome you here this morning...Read speech
Commemoration of the Centenary of the El Arish Soldier’s Settlement and Refurbishment of the Cenotaph /
Member for Hill, Mr Shane Knuth; Member for Kennedy, Mr Bob Katter; Mayor Nolan and Mrs Nolan; Councillors; President of the El Arish Community Sports and Recreational...Read speech