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.

TT-Line Company Pty Ltd 18-07-24

TT-Line Company Pty Ltd

In the afternoon in Rauma, Finland, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers, undertook a tour of the Rauma Marine Constructions shipyard and the ship, ‘Spirit of Tasmania V’, at the invitation of TT-Line Company Pty Ltd.

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Friends of the Theatre Royal

In the evening at Government House, the Lieutenant Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Alan Blow, and Mrs Margaret Blow hosted a reception for members of the Friends of the Theatre Royal.

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Helsinki Central Library Oodi 17-07-24

Helsinki Central Library Oodi, Finland

In the morning in Helsinki, Finland, the Governor and Professor Chalmers undertook a guided tour of the Helsinki Central Library Oodi.

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland

In the morning in Helsinki, Finland, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers, met with Mr Jari Sinkari, Director General of Asia and Oceania, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland.

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Lieutenant Governor of Tasmania

In the morning, the Lieutenant Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Alan Blow, assumed the administration of the government of the State.

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Tasmanian Youth Parliament 2024 15-07-24

Tasmanian Youth Parliament 2024

In the morning at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers, hosted a morning tea to mark the Tasmanian Youth Parliament 2024.

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Hobart Legacy Inc

In the evening at Legacy House, Hobart, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, accompanied by Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers, delivered an address and proposed the toast to Legacy at the Annual Dinner of Hobart Legacy Inc.

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Navy Headquarters Tasmania

In the afternoon at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers received Commander Tony Everingham, Commanding Officer, Navy Headquarters Tasmania, together with Commander Alisha Withers, Commanding Officer, and visiting members of the ship's company of HMAS Hobart.

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Windeward Bound Trust and Rotary Districts

In the morning at Waterman’s Dock, Hobart, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, accompanied by Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers, officiated at a function hosted on board STV Windeward Bound to acknowledge a new working partnership between the Windeward Bound Trust and eight Rotary Districts.

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Australian Law Students' Association National Conference 09-07-24

Australian Law Students' Association (ALSA)

In the evening at Government House, the Governor and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers hosted a reception for delegates attending the National Conference of the Australian Law Students’ Association (ALSA).

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Executive Council

In the 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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Tiagarra NAIDOC Week 2024 08-07-24

Tiagarra NAIDOC Week 2024 Flag Raising Ceremony

In the morning at the Tiagarra Cultural Centre, Devonport, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers attended the NAIDOC Week 2024 Flag Raising Ceremony hosted by the Six Rivers Aboriginal Corporation.

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Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church 07-07-24

Divine Service of Consecration for Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church

In the morning at North Hobart, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers attended the Divine Service of Consecration for Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church.

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Michaye Boulter exhibition opening 05-07-24

Ms Michaye Boulter, Artist

In the evening at Bett Gallery, Hobart, the Governor, accompanied by Professor Chalmers, delivered an address to officially open Tasmanian landscape artist, Michaye Boulter’s exhibition, ‘Atmospheres’.

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Hobart Women's Shelter

In the afternoon at Peppina, Hobart, the Governor and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers attended a luncheon hosted by the Hobart Women’s Shelter to celebrate 50 years of service to the Tasmanian community.

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Bills for Assent

Bills for Assent

In the morning at Government House, the Governor received the President and Clerk of the Legislative Council who presented Bills for the Royal Assent.

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The Royal Society of Tasmania Midwinter Dinner 2024 04-07-24

The Royal Society of Tasmania

In the evening at the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania, Sandy Bay, the Governor and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers attended the 2024 Midwinter Dinner hosted by the Royal Society of Tasmania.

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Hamilton Literary Society

In the afternoon, the Governor hosted the Annual Lecture of the Hamilton Literary Society, together with the official launch of the Society’s website.

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Executive Council

In the morning at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, presided at a Special Meeting of the Executive Council.

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Tasmanian Bike Collective Inc visit 03-07-24

Tasmanian Bike Collective Inc

Later at Risdon Vale, the Governor and Professor Chalmers undertook a tour of facilities and met with staff members, volunteers and program participants at the Tasmanian Bike Collective Inc.

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