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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Tasmanian Parliamentary Prayer Breakfast

In the morning at the Hotel Grand Chancellor, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers attended the 16th Annual Tasmanian Parliamentary Prayer Breakfast.

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Children's University Tasmania

In the afternoon at the Stanley Burbury Theatre, University of Tasmania, Sandy Bay, the Governor, accompanied by Professor Chalmers, delivered an address at the 2022 Children’s University Tasmania Hobart Graduation Ceremony.

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Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery

In the morning at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers viewed the exhibition, ‘taypani milaythina-tu:  Return to Country’.

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Australian Institute of International Affairs - Tasmanian Branch

In the evening, the Governor and Professor Chalmers hosted the Annual Lecture of the Australian Institute of International Affairs ― Tasmanian Branch.

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Royal Flying Doctor Service Tasmania

In the afternoon at Government House, the Governor and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers received Mr Malcolm White, Chair, and Ms Nicole Henty, Acting Chief Executive Officer, of the Royal Flying Doctor Service Tasmania.

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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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Indian Cultural Society of Tasmania

In the evening at North Hobart, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, accompanied by Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers, delivered an address at a dinner to mark the 50th anniversary of the Indian Cultural Society of Tasmania.

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Churchill Fellows Association Tasmania 2022

The Governor and Professor Chalmers hosted the presentation of the 2022 Churchill Fellowships for Tasmania on behalf of the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust.

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Governor of Tasmania

In the afternoon the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers returned to Tasmania and Her Excellency resumed the administration of the government of the State.

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Australasian Association of Bioethics and Health Law (AABHL)

In the morning at the Hobart Function and Conference Centre, the Lieutenant Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Alan Blow, delivered an address to open the Australasian Association of Bioethics and Health Law Meeting.

In the evening at Government House, the Lieutenant Governor and Mrs Blow hosted a reception for delegates attending the Australasian Association of Bioethics and Health Law Meeting.

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Rosetta Primary School

In the morning at Rosetta Primary School, the Lieutenant Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Alan Blow, delivered an address at a ceremonial tree planting to officially launch the Friendship Grove and commemorate the Platinum Jubilee of Her late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

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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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Australian Garden History Society

In the evening, the Governor and Professor Chalmers hosted a reception for delegates attending the annual Conference of the Australian Garden History Society.

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CWA Hobart Gift Shop

In the afternoon at Government House, the Governor and Professor Chalmers hosted an afternoon tea to mark the 80th Birthday of the CWA Hobart Gift Shop.

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Remembrance Day 2022

Remembrance Day 2022

In the morning at the Hobart Cenotaph, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, accompanied by Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers, delivered an address at the Wreath Laying Ceremony to mark Remembrance Day 2022.

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St John Ambulance Australia (Tas) Inc

Later, the Governor and Professor Chalmers hosted a reception for St John Ambulance Australia (Tasmania) Inc.

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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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The Jesters Club, United Kingdom

In the afternoon at Government House, the Governor and Professor Chalmers welcomed members of The Jesters Club from the United Kingdom to play lawn tennis.

In the evening, the Governor and Professor Chalmers hosted a reception for visiting members of The Jesters Club.

 

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Veterans Cricket Tasmania

Veterans Cricket Tasmania

In the morning at the Ross Recreation Ground, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, accompanied by Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers, officiated at the opening of a parkland area dedicated to the Queen’s Jubilee Tree Planting Programme on behalf of Veterans Cricket Tasmania.

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The Smith Family

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 centenary of The Smith Family.

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