Governor's News

Governor's News lists the details of the Governor's Vice-Regal program.

They are published regularly here and keep you up-to-date on the activities of the Governor across the State and highlight the broad range of people and organisations with which Her Excellency is engaged.

Speech Pathology Tasmania

Catholic Education Tasmania and Speech Pathology Tasmania

Her Excellency and Professor Chalmers hosted a reception to celebrate the collaboration between Catholic Education Tasmania and Speech Pathology Tasmania to improve literacy outcomes for young children.

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Bills for Assent

House of Assembly - Bills for Assent

In the afternoon at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, received the Speaker and Clerk of the House of Assembly who presented Consolidated Fund Appropriation Bills for the Royal Assent.

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Glenorchy City Council

City of Glenorchy

Her Excellency and Professor Chalmers were hosted by the Mayor of Glenorchy, Alderman Bec Thomas, and Mr Tony McMullen, General Manager of the Glenorchy City Council, to undertake an official visit to the City of Glenorchy.

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Consular Corps

Consular Corps of Tasmania

Her Excellency and Professor Chalmers hosted a reception for members of the Consular Corps of Tasmania.

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University of Tasmania

In the morning at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, received Ms Alison Watkins, Chancellor, and Professor Rufus Black, Vice-Chancellor, of the University of Tasmania.

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Governor's Environment Scholarships

Governor's Environment Scholarships 2022

Her Excellency presented the Governor’s Environment Scholarships for 2022 on behalf of the University of Tasmania.

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The Order of Australia Association Tasmanian Branch, North-West Regional Group

In the afternoon at Hellyers Road Distillery, the Governor, accompanied by Professor Chalmers, delivered an address at a luncheon with members of the North-West Regional Group of the Order of Australia Association Tasmanian Branch.

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Soroptimist Int'l of Devonport Inc

Soroptimist International of Devonport Inc

Her Excellency delivered an address at a luncheon to mark the 70th anniversary of the Charter of Soroptimist International of Devonport Inc at the Devonport Country Club.

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Order of St John

The Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem

In the afternoon at Government House, the Governor, as Deputy Prior for Tasmania, hosted an investiture for the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem.

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TMAG

Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery

In the morning in Hobart, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers undertook a tour of the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.

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TMAG

TMAG Foundation

In the evening at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, accompanied by Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers, delivered an address at the ‘Winter Celebration’ fundraising event hosted by the TMAG Foundation.

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Ambassador of Austria to Australia

In the morning, the Ambassador of Austria, His Excellency Mr Wolfgang Strohmayer, and Mrs Natalie Strohmayer departed Government House.

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Peter Underwood Centre

In the morning at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, welcomed Mrs Frances Underwood and Ms Catherine Cretan to present parent and baby/toddler music classes on behalf of the Peter Underwood Centre.

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Ambassador of Austria, HE Mr Wolfgang Strohmayer

Ambassador of Austria to Australia

Her Excellency and Professor Chalmers hosted a formal dinner in honour of the official visit to Tasmania by the Ambassador of Austria, His Excellency Mr Wolfgang Strohmayer, and Mrs Natalie Strohmayer.

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Committee for Greater Hobart

In the evening at Government House, the Governor and Professor Chalmers hosted a reception to mark the launch of the Committee for Greater Hobart.

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Executive Council

Later at the Executive Building, the Governor presided at a meeting of the Executive Council.

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Goulburn Street Primary School 2022

Goulburn Street Primary School

The Governor and Professor Chalmers hosted a visit to Government House by grades 5/6 students from Goulburn Street Primary School.

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South Hobart Progress Association Inc

In the evening, the Governor and Professor Chalmers hosted a reception to mark the centenary of the South Hobart Progress Association Inc.

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Second Echo Ensemble

In the afternoon at Government House, the Governor and Professor Chalmers received Ms Kelly Drummond Cawthon, Creative Director, Second Echo Ensemble.

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Tasmanian Police Graduation Ceremony

Later at the Tasmania Police Academy, Rokeby, the Governor, accompanied by Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers, formally inspected trainees on parade and delivered an address as Reviewing Officer at the Tasmania Police Graduation Ceremony of Recruit Course 3/2021.

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