Governor of Queensland
|Governor of Queensland|
|Style||His Excellency The Honourable|
|Residence||Government House, Brisbane|
|Term length||At Her Majesty's Pleasure|
|Formation||10 December 1859|
|First holder||Sir George Bowen|
|Website||Office 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.
References[change | change source]
- "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.