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.

National Science Week 2022

National Science Week 2022

In the evening at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers hosted a reception to mark the start of National Science Week Southern Tasmania.

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Toast for Kids Charity Inc

Toast for Kids Charity Inc

In the evening at the paranaple Convention Centre, Devonport, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, accompanied by Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers, delivered an address at the 2022 Toast for Kids Charity Gala.

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Fearless Festival 2022

2022 Fearless Festival

In the afternoon at Drysdale House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, attended a luncheon hosted by hospitality students participating in the 2022 Fearless Festival.

In the evening at Wrest Point, Sandy Bay, the Governor, accompanied by Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers, delivered an address to open the Gala Dinner to mark the 2022 Fearless Festival.

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Friends of the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

Friends of the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

In the evening, the Governor and Professor Chalmers hosted a reception to mark the 30th anniversary of the Friends of the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens.

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Port Sorell Primary School

In the morning at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers, hosted a visit by grade 6 students from Port Sorell Primary School.

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Palliative Care Tasmania

Palliative Care Tasmania

In the evening at Government House, the Governor and Professor Chalmers hosted the presentation of the 2022 Tasmanian Palliative Care Awards on behalf of Palliative Care Tasmania Ltd.

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Executive Council

In the afternoon at Government House, the Governor presided at an online Special Meeting of the Executive Council.

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St Paul’s Catholic School, Bridgewater

Yesterday morning at St Paul’s Catholic School, Bridgewater, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers, visited students and staff to view class-based literacy development programs.

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Naval, Military and Air Force Club of Tasmania

In the evening at the Tasmanian Club, the Governor, accompanied by Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers, attended the Army Dinner to commemorate the 104th anniversary of the Battle of Amiens hosted by the Naval, Military and Air Force Club of Tasmania.

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Executive Council

In morning at the Executive Building, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, presided at a meeting of the Executive Council.

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Hockey Tasmania

Hockey Tasmania

Later at the Tasmanian Hockey Centre, the Governor and Professor Chalmers attended a School Sport Australia 16 Years and Under Hockey Championships match being hosted by Hockey Tasmania.

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Salvation Army Tasmania Division

In the afternoon at Glenorchy, the Governor and Professor Chalmers visited the Salvation Army Tasmania Division re Homelessness Week.

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Executive Council

Later at Government House, the Governor received the Clerk of the Executive Council.

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Unions Tasmania Women's Conference 2022

In the morning at the Baha’i Centre for Learning, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, delivered an address to open the 2022 Unions Tasmania Women’s Conference.

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City of Hobart Highland Pipe Band

City of Hobart Highland Pipe Band

In the evening at Government House, the Governor and Professor Chalmers hosted a reception to mark the 75th anniversary of the City of Hobart Highland Pipe Band.

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Australian Red Cross, Tasmanian Division

Later at Rosny College, the Governor and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers attended an ‘In Search of Safety’ training session with students and staff, facilitated by the Australian Red Cross, Tasmanian Division.

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Premier of Tasmania

In the morning at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, received the Premier of Tasmania, the Honourable Jeremy Rockliff.

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City of Launceston

City of Launceston

In the morning at Youngtown, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers continued an official visit to the City of Launceston with a tour of Franklin House, followed by a tour of the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery at Inveresk and a luncheon with community leaders at Stillwater Restaurant.

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City of Launceston

City of Launceston

Her Excellency and Professor Chalmers were hosted by the Mayor of Launceston, Alderman Albert van Zetten, to undertake a two-day official visit to the City of Launceston.

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Ambassador of Israel to Australia

In the morning at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers received the Ambassador of Israel to Australia, His Excellency Mr Amir Maimon.

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