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.
Official Opening of the Defence Reserves Association – Queensland National Conference /
Defence Minister, Senator Reynolds; Shadow Minister, Mr Neumann MP; distinguished guests; ladies and gentlemen, thank you for your very warm welcome. I thank Colonel Cotton for...Read speech
Opening Ceremony of the 17th Deafblind International World Conference /
Good morning. On behalf of the people of Queensland, it is my pleasure, as Governor of Queensland, to welcome to the Gold Coast delegates at the 17th Deafblind International World...Read speech
Reception to Celebrate the 2019 Royal Queensland Show /
RNA President, Justice Thomas and Councillors; CEO, Mr Christou; distinguished guests; ladies and gentlemen. It is a great pleasure to see at Government House both new and...Read speech