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.

wednesday-9-july

Executive Council

In the morning at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, received the Clerk of the Executive Council.

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Bills for Assent

Legislative Council - Bills for Assent

Later 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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Vice-Regal Vehicle

World Refugee Day

In the afternoon at the Crowne Plaza, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, attended a luncheon hosted by Hope Aid Unite to mark World Refugee Day.

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Government House Melbourne

Today at Government House Melbourne, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers attended a meeting of Vice-Regal representatives hosted by the Governor of Victoria, the Honourable Linda Dessau, and Mr Anthony Howard.

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Glamorgan Spring Bay Visit

Glamorgan Spring Bay Official Visit

The Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers made an official visit to the municipality of Glamorgan Spring Bay which included visits to Swansea Primary School, Swansea PCYC, May Shaw Health Centre, Tasmanian Seafarers’ Memorial, Triabunna Community Health Centre, and Spring Bay Mill at which a Civic Reception was hosted by the Glamorgan Spring Bay Council.

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Australian Society for Medical Research Awards

In the evening at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers hosted the presentation of the 2022 Medical Research Week Awards for Tasmanian recipients on behalf of the Australian Society for Medical Research.

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Hobart City Mission

Platinum Jubilee and Birthday of Her Majesty The Queen - Hobart City Mission

In the evening at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers hosted a musical performance and reception on behalf of the Hobart City Mission to mark the Platinum Jubilee and Birthday of Her Majesty The Queen.

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Platinum Jubilee

Platinum Jubilee and Birthday of Her Majesty The Queen - Eat Well Tasmania

In the evening, the Governor and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers hosted a musical performance and reception on behalf of Eat Well Tasmania Inc to mark the Platinum Jubilee and Birthday of Her Majesty The Queen.

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House of Assembly - Consolidated Fund Bill for Assent

In the afternoon at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, received the Speaker and Clerk of the House of Assembly who presented a Consolidated Fund Bill for the Royal Assent.

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Council United Commonwealth Societies

Council of United Commonwealth Societies of Tasmania

In the afternoon at the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania, Sandy Bay, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, accompanied by Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers, attended and delivered an address at a luncheon with members of the Council of United Commonwealth Societies of Tasmania to mark the Birthday of Her Majesty The Queen.

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Bills for Assent

Legislative Council - Bill for Assent

In the morning at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, received the President and Clerk of the Legislative Council who presented a Bill for the Royal Assent.

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Vice-Regal Vehicle

Scouts Australia - Tasmanian Branch

In the evening at City Gate Baptist Church, Mornington, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, presided as Chief Scout for Tasmania at the 2022 Annual General Meeting of Scouts Australia — Tasmanian Branch.

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A New Approach

In the afternoon at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers received Mr Rupert Myer, Chair, and Ms Kate Fielding, Chief Executive Officer, of A New Approach.

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Childrens Music Classes 1 June 22

Peter Underwood Centre

Later at Government House, the Governor welcomed Mrs Frances Underwood and Ms Catherine Cretan to present parent and baby/toddler music classes on behalf of the Peter Underwood Centre.

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Reconciliation Week Breakfast

2022 National Reconciliation Week Breakfast

Her Excellency and Professor Chalmers attended the 2022 Reconciliation Week Breakfast hosted by Reconciliation Tasmania.

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wednesday-9-july

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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wednesday-19-july

Battle of Crete

In the afternoon at the Hobart Cenotaph, the Governor and Professor Chalmers attended the Commemorative Wreath Laying Ceremony to mark the 81st anniversary of the Battle of Crete, followed by a reception at the Hellenic House, North Hobart.

 

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Kickstart HE speech

Kickstart Arts Centre

In the afternoon at St John’s Park, New Town, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, accompanied by Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers, delivered an address at the launch of ‘The Walkout Step’ and the repurposing of the former Orphan School for Boys as the Kickstart Arts Centre.

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Scout and Guide Awards

Queen's Scout and Queen's Guide Awards

In the afternoon, the Governor and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers hosted the presentation of the 2022 Queen’s Scout and Queen’s Guide Awards on behalf of Scouts Tasmania and Girl Guides Tasmania.

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wednesday-9-july

Executive Council

In the morning at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, received the Clerk of the Executive Council.

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