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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Council on the Ageing (COTA) Tasmania

In the morning in Hobart, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers participated in the 2024 Hobart Lifelong Respect Walk Against Elder Abuse hosted by the Council on the Ageing (COTA) Tasmania.

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The Mousetrap - Theatre Royal Hobart

In the evening at the Theatre Royal, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers attended the opening night performance by Shake & Stir Theatre Co of Agatha Christie's play, 'The Mousetrap'.

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Department of State Growth

In the afternoon, the Governor and Professor Chalmers received Rear Admiral (Rtd) Steve Gilmore, Defence Advocate, Advanced Manufacturing and Defence Industries, Department of State Growth.

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Ms Michaye Boulter

Later, the Governor received Tasmanian artist, Ms Michaye Boulter.

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Peter Underwood Centre

This morning at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, welcomed Mrs Frances Underwood and Ms Catherine Cretan to present a children’s music class on behalf of the Peter Underwood Centre

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Combined Commonwealth Societies of Tasmania

In the afternoon at the Lenah Valley RSL Club, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, accompanied by Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers, delivered an address at a luncheon with members of the Combined Commonwealth Societies of Tasmania to mark the Birthday of His Majesty The King.

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Lindisfarne 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 Grades 5/6 students from Lindisfarne Primary School.

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Sea Forest Ltd

Later at Triabunna, the Governor and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers undertook a tour of facilities and met with staff at Sea Forest Ltd.

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House of Assembly

House of Assembly

In the morning 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 Supplementary Appropriation Bills for the Royal Assent and also submitted new Standing Orders for the House of Assembly.

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Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

In the morning at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers received Ms Ruth Baird, Director, Tasmania State Office, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

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Army Museum of Tasmania

In the morning at Anglesea Barracks, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers undertook a tour of the Army Museum of Tasmania.

 

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Hobart City Mission

In the evening, the Governor and Professor Chalmers hosted a reception to mark the 10th anniversary of the Small Steps program on behalf of the Hobart City Mission.

 

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Goodstart Early Learning

In the morning in Hobart, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, accompanied by Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers, participated in a book reading with children attending Goodstart Early Learning.

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b kinder foundation

In the morning at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers hosted a morning tea and card writing event with Grades 5/6 students from Lansdowne Crescent Primary School and Lindisfarne Primary School to raise awareness re b kinder day 2024 on behalf of the b kinder foundation.

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Battle of Crete 83rd Anniversary 02-06-24

83rd Anniversary of the Battle of Crete

In the afternoon at the Hobart Cenotaph, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers attended the commemorative wreath laying ceremony to mark the 83rd anniversary of the Battle of Crete, followed by a reception at the Hellenic House, North Hobart.

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Scouts Australia - Tasmanian Branch

Later at the Brighton Civic Centre, the Governor, accompanied by Professor Chalmers, presided as Chief Scout in Tasmania and presented awards at the 2024 Annual General Meeting of Scouts Australia — Tasmanian Branch.

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Consulate General of Italy in Melbourne

In the afternoon at Government House, the Governor and Professor Chalmers received Ms Hanna Pappalardo, Consul General of Italy in Melbourne, together with Mr Christian Schultz and Mr Elvio Brianese, Honorary Consul for Italy in Tasmania.

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Reconciliation Tasmania

In the morning at MyState Bank Arena, Glenorchy, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers attended the 2024 National Reconciliation Week Breakfast hosted by Reconciliation Tasmania.

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J W Whittle Palliative Care Unit, Specialist Palliative Care Service

In the afternoon in Hobart, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers visited and met with staff at the J W Whittle Palliative Care Unit, Specialist Palliative Care Service, Department of Health.

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Mentor Walks Hobart 28-05-24

Mentor Walks Hobart

In the evening, the Governor and Professor Chalmers hosted a reception to acknowledge Tasmanian mentors who support the Mentor Walks Hobart program.

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