The Courier-Mail



Yesterday, in the morning, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC greeted members of the Former Members Associatio­n of the Communicat­ion Workers Union (CWU) at Government House for morning tea and a tour of the House and Gardens. In the afternoon, at the Queensland Club, the Governor and Mrs Kaye de Jersey attended a luncheon hosted by The Cook Society (Queensland). Also, in the afternoon, the Governor greeted staff and students from Cloncurry State School visiting Government House for afternoon tea and a guided tour. In the evening, at Government House, the Governor and Mrs de Jersey hosted a dinner in recognitio­n of Outstandin­g Queensland Contributo­rs. Guests included: the Honourable Dr Desmond Derrington QC and Mrs Patricia Derrington; Emeritus Professor Kenneth Donald AO and Mrs Ann Donald; Dr Nicholas Girdis CBE and Mrs Marina Girdis; Mr Henry Smerdon AM and Mrs Suzy Smerdon; Brigadier Sam Harrison MBE, RFD, ED (retd) and Dr Jennifer Harrison; Mr Thomas Bradley QC and Dr Matthew Young; Mr John Dornbusch and Mrs Margaret Dornbusch; Professor Max Lu and Dr Lian Liu; Mr Bernard Yorke and Mrs Suzanne Yorke; and Air Commodore Mark Gower OAM and Mrs Julie Gower. Follow the Governor of Queensland on Twitter @QldGoverno­r, at­r or at

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