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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Municipality of Waratah-Wynyard

Her Excellency and Professor Chalmers were hosted by the Mayor of Waratah-Wynyard, Councillor Robby Walsh, to undertake an official visit to the municipality of Waratah-Wynyard.

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Friends of the Burnie Regional Museum Inc

In the afternoon in Burnie, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, accompanied by Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers, delivered an address at a celebration hosted by the Friends of the Burnie Regional Museum Inc to mark the 80th anniversary of the first collection excursion by the Museum's founder, Mr Peter Mercer.

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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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Print Radio Tasmania Inc

In the evening, the Governor and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers hosted a reception for Print Radio Tasmania Inc.

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Rhodes Scholarship in Tasmania

In the morning at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, chaired a meeting of the Selection Committee for the 2023 Rhodes Scholarship in Tasmania.

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Tasmania JackJumpers

In the afternoon at MyState Bank Arena, the Governor and Professor Chalmers attended the NBL game between the Tasmania JackJumpers and the Brisbane Bullets.

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Island Quilts Exhibition 09-10-22

Tasmanian Quilting Guild Inc

In the morning at MAC02, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers viewed the Island Quilts exhibition hosted by the Tasmanian Quilting Guild Inc.

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Justices of the Peace 07-10-22

Australasian Council of Justices Associations

In the evening at Government House, the Governor and Professor Chalmers hosted a reception for delegates attending the annual conference of the Australasian Council of Justices’ Associations on behalf of the Tasmanian Society of Justices of the Peace.

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Annual Colloquium of the Australian Judicial Officers Association

In the afternoon at the Henry Jones Art Hotel, the Governor, accompanied by Professor Chalmers, delivered an address to officially open the annual Colloquium of the Australian Judicial Officers Association.

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Executive Council

Later at Government House, the Governor received the Clerk of the Executive Council.

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Australasian Military Medicine Association

In the morning at the Hotel Grand Chancellor, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, accompanied by Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers, delivered an address to open the 2022 Australasian Military Medicine Association (AMMA) Conference.

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Launceston Show

2022 Royal Launceston Show

In the morning at Quercus Park, Carrick, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, accompanied by Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers delivered an address to officially open the 2022 Royal Launceston Show on behalf of the Royal National Agricultural and Pastoral Society of Tasmania Ltd.

 

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Australian Sports Medals

Australian Sports Medal Presentation

In the evening, the Governor and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers hosted the presentation of Australian Sports Medals for Tasmania’s 2022 Commonwealth Games team members.

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Significant Trees Tour

Peter Underwood Centre

In the morning at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker received Professor Kitty te Riele, Deputy Director–Research, Peter Underwood Centre.

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Red Cross Reception No 2

Australian Red Cross, Tasmanian Division

In the evening, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers hosted a reception for Australian Red Cross, Tasmanian Division.

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Netherlands Ambassador

Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

In the afternoon, the Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Her Excellency Mrs Marion Derckx, and Mr Sjef IJzermans arrived at Government House to stay.

In the evening, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers hosted a formal dinner in honour of the official visit to Tasmania by the Ambassador of the Netherlands and Mr IJzermans.

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Terror Australis Readers and Writers Festival

In the afternoon at Huonville, the Governor, accompanied by Professor Chalmers, delivered an address to officially launch the Terror Australis Readers and Writers Festival 2022.

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Combined Clubs Open Day - Opening of the Sailing Season

In the afternoon on board ML Egeria, the Governor, accompanied by Professor Chalmers, took the salute at the 2022 Combined Clubs Open Day to mark the opening of the yachting season.

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National Mental Health Month 2022

In the morning at the Hobart Function and Conference Centre, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, accompanied by Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers, delivered an address at the official launch of National Mental Health Month 2022 hosted by the Mental Health Foundation Australia.

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Rotary 100 Multicultural Great Youth Adventure Launch

Later at the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania, the Governor, accompanied by Professor Chalmers, delivered an address at a dinner to launch the Rotary 100 Multicultural Great Youth Adventure.

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