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Former Queensland Chief Justice Paul de Jersey AC (centre), is given a bible by Chief Justice Tim Carmody (left) and joined by Premier Campbell Newman (right), as he is sworn in as Governor of Queensland at Parliament House in Brisbane, Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Mr de Jersey will become the 26th Governor of the state, replacing Ms Penelope Wensley.
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Premier says our new Governor “could not be more Queensland”

DESPITE being sworn in with much pomp, Governor Paul de Jersey delivered a humble speech about promoting togetherness and visiting every corner of Queensland.

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"Premier Campbell Newman said Mr de Jersey was "uniquely qualified" for the governor's role after a lifetime of public service and achievement at the highest level. He said Mr de Jersey's upbringing "could not be more Queensland". As opposed to...

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