Governor of Queensland

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Governor of Queensland
Badge of the Governor of Queensland.svg
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Paul de Jersey

since 29 July 2014
StyleHis Excellency The Honourable
ResidenceGovernment House, Brisbane
AppointerAustralian monarch
Term lengthAt Her Majesty's Pleasure
Formation10 December 1859
First holderSir George Bowen
WebsiteOffice of the Governor

The Governor of Queensland is the representative in the state of Queensland of the Queen of Australia. The governor has the power to appoint and dismiss the Premier of Queensland and all other ministers in the cabinet, and issue writs for the election of the state parliament.

The current Governor of Queensland, Paul de Jersey, was sworn in on 29 July 2014.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Queensland Governor Paul de Jersey sworn in at Parliament House". ABC News. 29 July 2014. Archived from the original on 29 July 2014. Retrieved 29 July 2014.