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.

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Archdiocese of Hobart

In the evening at St Mary’s Cathedral, the Governor and Professor Chalmers attended the Eucharistic Celebration and Ritual to bless and dedicate the new altar.

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Unions Tasmania

In the morning at Unions Tasmania, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers attended a morning tea to celebrate the passing of workplace laws to provide Family and Domestic Violence Leave.

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The Royal Society of Tasmania

In the afternoon at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers received Professor Jocelyn McPhie, President, and Dr Julie Rimes, Councillor, of The Royal Society of Tasmania.

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Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre Inc

In the afternoon at the Hotel Grand Chancellor, the Governor and Professor Chalmers attended the National Indigenous Legal and Health Justice Conference hosted by the Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre.

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National Youth Science Forum

National Youth Science Forum 2023

In the morning at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers hosted a morning tea for Year 11 Tasmanian students selected to participate in the 2023 National Youth Science Forum.

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Hobart Orpheus Choir

In the afternoon at Scots Memorial Church, Hobart, the Governor and Professor Chalmers attended the 2022 Christmas Concert performed by the Hobart Orpheus Choir.

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Mannalargenna Day

Melythina Tiakana Warrana Aboriginal Corporation

In the morning at Tebrakunna, Little Musselroe Bay, Cape Portland, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, accompanied by Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers, delivered an address to officially open the Tebrakunna Art Exhibition at Mannalargenna Day hosted by the Melythina Tiakana Warrana Aboriginal Corporation.

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Archdiocese of Hobart

In the afternoon at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers received the Apostolic Nuncio to Australia, His Excellency the Most Reverend Charles Balvo, and the Archbishop of Hobart, His Grace the Most Reverend Julian Porteous, together with Mr Chris Ryan, Executive Director, Archdiocese of Hobart.

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Rotary Club of Hobart

In the morning at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers received Ms Colleen Howell and Mr Peter Murfett, Rotary Club of Hobart.

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Salvation Army Tasmania

The Salvation Army Tasmania Division

In the evening, the Governor and Professor Chalmers hosted a reception to acknowledge volunteers, staff and supporters of The Salvation Army Tasmania.

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House of Assembly - Bill for Assent

In the afternoon, the Governor received the Speaker and Clerk of the House of Assembly who presented a Consolidated Fund Supplementary Appropriation Bill for the Royal Assent.

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Legislative Council - Bills for Assent

Later, the Governor received the President and Clerk of the Legislative Council who presented Bills for the Royal Assent.

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Dominic College

In the morning at Government House, Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers hosted a visit by Year 5 students from Dominic College.

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GETI

Government Education and Training International (GETI)

In the evening at Government House, the Governor and Professor Chalmers hosted a reception to acknowledge International Student Ambassadors on behalf of Government Education and Training International (GETI).

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West Coast

Municipality of West Coast

Her Excellency and Professor Chalmers were hosted by the Mayor of West Coast, Councillor Shane Pitt, to undertake an official visit to the municipality of West Coast.

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Duke of Edinburgh Awards

Duke of Edinburgh's Award in Australia - Gold Awards 2022

In the evening, the Governor and Professor Chalmers hosted the presentation for Tasmanian recipients of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Gold Awards for 2022.

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Southern Support School

In the morning at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers hosted a visit by senior students from the Southern Support School.

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CPA Australia Tasmania Division

In the evening the Governor and Professor Chalmers hosted a reception to mark the 110th anniversary of the Tasmanian Division of CPA Australia.

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Florence Nightingale Grants and Awards Committee 2022

In the morning at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers hosted the presentation of the 2022 scholarships on behalf of the Florence Nightingale Grants and Awards Committee.

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Hobart City Mission

Hobart City Mission

In the evening at Government House, the Governor and Professor Chalmers hosted a reception to mark the 170th anniversary of the Hobart City Mission.

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