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The Governor-General, Sir John Kerr arrived in Brisbane from Canberra yesterday, and received a ceremonial welcome at Brisbane Airport. He was welcomed by the Governor of Queensland, Sir'Colin Hannah, and his wife and the Premier of Queensland, Mr Bjelke-Peter sen, and his wife.

Later, the Governor-General was guest of honour at a Cabi net 1 luncheon given by the Government of Queensland at

the Executive Building in Bris


In the afternoon, he received the following callers at. Govern ment House, Brisbane:

Sir Mostyn Hanger, Chief Justice of Queensland; Mr T. J. Burns, Leader of the State Op position; Major-General R. L. Hughes, Commander, First Di vision; Air Commodore S. D. Evans, Senior Air Officer, Southern Queensland; Captain D- Nicholls, Naval Officer, Commanding Queensland; the

Most Reverend Dr F. R. Ar nott, Anglican Archbishop of Brisbane; the Most. Reverend F. R. Rush, Roman Catholic Archbishop of Brisbane; the Re verend R. E. J arrott. President, the Queensland' Council of Churches; Colonel W, H. Wans ley, Colonel K. D. Whiting, Lieutenant-Colonel R.- 1. Harri son, Wing Commander R. G. Funnel), honorary aides-de-camp to the Governor-General; and Colonel M. G. T. Kenny, honor ary dental surgeon to the Governor-General.

Later, the Governor-General

attended a press reception at Government House and after wards attended a State Govern ment reception at the Lennons Plaza Hotel, Brisbane.

Tn the evening, the Governor General was guest at a dinner giVin in his honour by the Governor of Queensland *fla Lady Hannah at Government House, Brisbane.

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