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.

Premier and Cabinet Ministry 11-04-24

Parliament of Tasmania

In the morning at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, appointed and swore to office the Premier of Tasmania and Cabinet Ministers.

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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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Australian Defence Force Reserves and Employer Support

In the evening, the Governor and Professor Chalmers hosted the presentation of the 2024 Prince of Wales Awards Scheme for Tasmanian Reservists on behalf of the Australian Defence Force Reserves and Employer Support, followed by a reception to mark 40 years of the awards.

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Premier of Tasmania

In the afternoon, the Governor received the Premier of Tasmania, the Honourable Jeremy Rockliff.

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Autumn

Beacon Foundation

In the morning at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers hosted a Growth Industry Preparation Program (GrIPP) workshop on behalf of Beacon Foundation.

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Rhodes Scholarship in Tasmania

In the afternoon, the Governor received Professor Nicholas Farrelly, State Secretary for the Rhodes Scholarship in Tasmania.

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Dominic College 08-04-24

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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Tasmania JackJumpers

Tasmania JackJumpers

In the evening at MyState Bank Arena, Glenorchy, the Governor and Professor Chalmers attended the MVP Gala Ball hosted by the Tasmania JackJumpers to celebrate the 2023/24 NBL Season and Championship win.

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Lunch on the Lawn

Lunch on the Lawn

In the afternoon at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers welcomed members of the public to enjoy Lunch on the Lawns at Government House.

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Tasmania JackJumpers

Tasmania JackJumpers

In the evening at MyState Bank Arena, Glenorchy, the Governor and Professor Chalmers attended the NBL Season 2023/24 finals series game four between the Tasmania JackJumpers and Melbourne United.

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Hobart Horticultural Society Inc

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 185th anniversaries of the Hobart Horticultural Society and the Launceston Horticultural Society.

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Royal Australian Air Force

In the evening at Anglesea Barracks Officers’ Mess, the Governor and Professor Chalmers attended a reception hosted by No 29 (City of Hobart) Squadron to mark the 103rd anniversary of the Royal Australian Air Force.

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Multicultural Council of Tasmania

In the afternoon at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers received Ms Aimen Jafri, Chair, and Mr Lee Wilson, Chief Executive Officer, of the Multicultural Council of Tasmania.

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David Owen

Retirement of the Official Secretary, Mr David Owen

In the afternoon at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers hosted a stand-up luncheon on the occasion of the retirement of Her Excellency’s Official Secretary, Mr David Owen.

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Peter Underwood Centre

Peter Underwood Centre

In the afternoon, the Governor chaired a meeting of the Advisory Committee for the Peter Underwood Centre for Educational Attainment.

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Brave Foundation

In the morning at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, received Ms Bernadette Black, Founding Director of the Brave Foundation.

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Australian Navy Cadets Training Ship Derwent

In the morning at the Australian Navy Cadets Training Ship Derwent, Queen’s Domain, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers met with staff and cadets and viewed the activities of Kellatie Flotilla and Training Ship Derwent.

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Tasmanian Iranian Community

In the evening at the Hobart Town Hall, the Governor and Professor Chalmers attended a celebration of Nowruz hosted by the Tasmanian Iranian Community.

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St John Ambulance Australia (Tasmania) Inc

In the afternoon at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers hosted the official launch of the St John Ambulance Australia (Tasmania) Youth Program.

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Libraries Tasmania - Tasmania Reads Week 20-03-24

Libraries Tasmania - Tasmania Reads Week 2024

In the morning at the Glenorchy City Council Lawns, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, accompanied by Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers, participated in a Storytime session as part of the program of events hosted by Libraries Tasmania to mark Tasmania Reads Week and Harmony Week.

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