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Encyclopedia > Government House, Queensland

Government House, Queensland is located in the Brisbane suburb of Bardon, in Queensland, Australia. Brisbane (pronounced ) is the capital and most populous city of the Australian state of Queensland, and is the third largest city in Australia, with a population of just under 2. ... Housing subdivision near Union, Kentucky, a suburb of Cincinnati, Ohio. ... Government House, Queensland Bardon is a leafy western suburb of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. ... Emblems: Faunal - Koala (Phascolarctos cinereus); Floral - Cooktown orchid (Dendrobium bigibbum); Bird - Brolga (Grus rubicunda); Aquatic - Barrier Reef Anemonefish (Amphiprion akindynos); Gem - Sapphire; Colour - Maroon Motto: Audax at Fidelis (Bold but Faithful) Slogan or Nickname: Sunshine State, Smart State Other Australian states and territories Capital Brisbane Government Const. ...


Government House is the official residence of the Governor of Queensland. The Governor of Queensland is the representative of Queen Elizabeth II in Queensland, and therefore the Head of State of Queensland. It is to Government House that the Premier travels when he wishes to request from the Governor a dissolution of Parliament and the calling of a General Election. Following the outcome of such elections, the Governor appoints the Premier and Ministry, and the swearing-in of members takes place at Government House. List of Governors of Queensland See Governors of the Australian states for a description and history of the office of Governor. ... Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of 16 sovereign states, holding each crown and title equally. ... Queen Elizabeth II, is the Head of State of 16 countries including: the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, Jamaica, New Zealand and the Bahamas, as well as crown colonies and overseas territories of the United Kingdom. ... List of Premiers of Queensland Before the 1890s there was no formal party system in Queensland. ...


For information about the first Queensland Government House, see

Old Government House, Queensland

Completed in 1862, Old Government House is located at the Queensland University of Technology Gardens Point campus. ...

See also

This is a list of Government Houses of Australia. ... Government House is the name usually given to the residence of Governors-General, Governors and Lieutenant-Governors in the Commonwealth and the British Empire. ... List of Governors of Queensland See Governors of the Australian states for a description and history of the office of Governor. ...

External links

  • Government House, Queensland - Official Website
  • Satelite picture by Google Maps

Coordinates: -27.462355° S 152.990138° E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


Photos of Queensland Government House


 
 

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