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Australia Qld parliament opens with 19-gun salute

13:02  14 february  2018
13:02  14 february  2018 Source:   msn.com

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Governor Paul de Jersey officially opens the 55th Queensland Parliament , with pomp, ceremony and a 19 - gun salute fired across the Brisbane River.

naval cannon or gun salute in his or her own country with the number of guns with which that country salutes that person, up to a 19 - gun Governor Paul de Jersey officially opens the 55th Queensland Parliament , with pomp, ceremony and a 19 - gun salute fired across the Brisbane River.

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A 21- gun salute is the most commonly recognized of the customary gun salutes that are performed by the firing of cannons or artillery as a military honor.

Queensland 's 56th parliament has been officially opened by state Governor Paul de Jersey.Mr De Jersey's speech followed a 19 - gun salute from the Kangaroo Point cliffs, after which the governor inspected the guard before heading into parliament house.

Mr De Jersey's speech followed a 19-gun salute from the Kangaroo Point cliffs, after which the governor inspected the guard before heading into parliament house.

Queensland Governor Paul de Jersey © AAP Image/Dan Peled Queensland Governor Paul de Jersey Wednesday's opening followed all 93 MPs in the newly expanded parliament being officially sworn in on Tuesday, and paved the way for the first proper sitting day of the term on Thursday.

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