This series comprises records relating to the coordination and arrangement of official visits made by foreign dignitaries holding Guests of the Queensland Government Status.
It includes the coordination of official visits to Queensland by Heads of State, Heads of Government, the Royal Family and other foreign royalty, Ministers of State, Sister State delegations or diplomatic or consular representatives. The series may also include official visits made by the Premier, Queensland Governor, and other dignitaries to commemorations, exhibitions, etc. organised by the Department as well as overseas official visits undertaken by the Premier.
Visits by the Royal family include:
- Queen Elizabeth II and H.R.H. Prince Phillip in March 1963
- H. R. H. Princess Alexandra, The Honorable Mrs Angus Ogilvy and The Honorable Angus Ogilvy in September - October 1978
- Duke and Duchess of Gloucester in March 1979
- Queen Elizabeth II and H.R.H. Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh for the X11 Commonwealth Games Brisbane, 30 September-9 October 1982; H.M.Y Britannia aquatic welcome on 29 September 1982 with Prince Phillip on board
- Duke and Duchess of Kent opened the Queensland Performing Arts Complex 18 - 25 April 1985
- Duke and Duchess of York in October 1988
Documents may include final visit itineraries, correspondence with stakeholders, official visit program booklets, VIP biographical data and related research notes, Premier's briefing notes, meeting notes, memoranda, security coordination and funding details.