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Opening of the 56th Parliament

2018 Opening of Parliament

13 and 14 February 2018

Details of the Opening of Queensland's 56th Parliament are listed below: 

  • on Tuesday 13 February 2018 at 10am, all 93 Members of Parliament were sworn in and Hon. Curtis Pitt MP elected as the Speaker. The broadcast of these proceedings can be viewed here.
  • on Wednesday 14 February 2018, the Governor officially opened the Parliament during a ceremony in the Legislative Council Chamber. The Governor’s Opening Speech can be viewed here.  
  • Thursday 15 February was the 56th Parliament's first full sitting day.