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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Rhodes Scholarship in Tasmania

In the evening at Government House, the Governor and Professor Chalmers hosted a dinner for candidates and the Selection Committee for the 2023 Rhodes Scholarship for Tasmania.

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Executive Council

Later at the Executive Building, the Governor presided at a meeting of the Executive Council.

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Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR)

In the morning in Hobart, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, accompanied by Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers, delivered an address to officially open the 41st Meeting of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR).

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West Tamar Landcare Group

In the morning at Frankford Soldiers Memorial Hall, the Governor, accompanied by Professor Chalmers, officiated at a ceremonial tree planting to commemorate the Platinum Jubilee of Her late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on behalf of the West Tamar Landcare Group.

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Municipality of Latrobe

Later, the Governor and Professor Chalmers received a briefing from the Mayor of Latrobe, Councillor Peter Freshney, and Tasmania Police on recent floods in the area.

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Emu Valley Rhododendron Garden

Emu Valley Rhododendron Garden Spring Festival

In the afternoon at the Emu Valley Rhododendron Garden, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, accompanied by Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers, attended the Spring Festival and unveiled a bench seat in honour of the Burnie Victoria League for Commonwealth Friendship.

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wednesday-21-july

ICC Men's T20 World Cup

In the evening at Bellerive Oval, the Governor and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers attended the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Match between Scotland and Zimbabwe.

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British Consul-General to Tasmania

In the evening at the Telegraph Hotel, the Governor, accompanied by Professor Chalmers, delivered an address at a reception hosted by the British Consul-General, Mr Steph Lysaght, to welcome members of the Scottish T20 Squad participating in the 2022 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup.

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Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia

Later, the Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley, and Her Excellency Mrs Linda Hurley arrived at Government House to stay.

Later, the Governor-General invested the Governor as a Companion of the Order of Australia and as Deputy Prior for Tasmania in the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem.

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Royal Hobart Show 2022

In the afternoon at the Hotel Grand Chancellor, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, accompanied by Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers, delivered an address and presented awards at the 2022 Royal Hobart Show President’s Luncheon.

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University Council

In the evening at Government House, the Governor and Professor Chalmers hosted a dinner with members of the University Council.

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Dogs' Homes of Tasmania

Dogs' Homes of Tasmania

In the morning at Risdon Vale, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, accompanied by Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers, officiated at a ceremonial tree planting to commemorate the Platinum Jubilee of Her late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on behalf of the Dogs’ Homes of Tasmania.

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City of Hobart - Opening of the Antarctic Season

In the evening at the Peacock Theatre, the Governor and Professor Chalmers attended a Civic Reception to celebrate the Antarctic Season Opening.

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Tasmanian Leaders

Tasmanian Leaders

In the afternoon at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers hosted an afternoon tea with participants undertaking the Tasmanian Leaders I-LEAD 2022 Women in Industry program.

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National Mental Health Month 2022

Later, the Governor and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers hosted an afternoon tea to mark National Mental Health Month 2022 on behalf of the Mental Health Foundation Australia.

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Peter Underwood Centre

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

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Bills for Assent

Legislative Council - Bills 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 Bills for the Royal Assent.

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Tasmanian Seafarers' Memorial

2022 Tasmanian Seafarers' Memorial Service

In the morning at Triabunna, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, accompanied by Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers, delivered an address at the 2022 Tasmanian Seafarers’ Memorial Service.

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Arts Dinner

In the evening at Government House, the Governor and Professor Chalmers hosted a formal dinner for promotion of the Arts.

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Oral History Australia National Conference

In the morning at the Tramsheds Function Centre, Launceston, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, accompanied by Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers, delivered an address to officially open the Oral History Australia National Conference.

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