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.

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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Garden

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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Lion's Court

Libraries Tasmania

In the evening at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers hosted a reception on behalf of Libraries Tasmania to mark Tasmania Reads Week 2024.

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Thai Buddhist Community

In the afternoon, the Governor and Professor Chalmers received a delegation of senior Buddhist monks and members of the Thai Buddhist community on the occasion of their visit to Tasmania in association with the opening of a new Pavilion at Wat Sanggharangsee, Otago.

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Autumn

Hobart Home Education Community

Yesterday morning at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers hosted a visit by members of the Hobart Home Education Community.

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Vice-Regal Vehicle

Royal Automobile Club of Tasmania

In the afternoon at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers hosted the official start and then participated in the RACT 100 Year Club Run event to mark the centenary of the Royal Automobile Club of Tasmania Ltd.

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Motor Yacht Club of Tasmania

In the afternoon at Lindisfarne, the Governor, accompanied by Professor Chalmers, delivered an address and unveiled a plaque at a luncheon to mark the centenary of the Motor Yacht Club of Tasmania.

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Hobart City Mission

Hobart City Mission

In the morning at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers received Mr Harvey Lennon, Chief Executive Officer of the Hobart City Mission.

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Multicultural Council of Tasmania

In the evening, the Governor and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers hosted a reception for members of the Multicultural Council of Tasmania to mark Harmony Week 2024.

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