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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Australian Society of Miniature Art (Tas) Inc

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 30th anniversary of the Australian Society of Miniature Art (Tas) Inc.

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Royal Australian Air Force

In the evening at Anglesea Barracks Officers’ Mess, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers attended a reception hosted by No 29 (City of Hobart) Squadron to mark the 101st anniversary of the Royal Australian Air Force.

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The Royal Society of Tasmania

In the evening, the Governor and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers hosted the presentation of the 2021 Royal Society of Tasmania Medal, followed by a lecture presented by the awardee, Dr Eric Ratcliff OAM.

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The Peter Underwood Centre

In the morning at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, 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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Australian Women Pilots' Association

In the evening, the Governor and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers hosted a reception for delegates attending the National Conference of the Australian Women Pilots’ Association.

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Parliament of Tasmania

Governor received the President and Clerk of the Legislative Council and the Speaker and Deputy Clerk of the House of Assembly who presented a Joint Resolution from both Houses of Parliament to Her Majesty

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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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Australian Golfing Fellowship of Rotarians

In the evening, the Governor and Professor Chalmers hosted a reception to mark the 44th Annual Golf Tournament of the Australian Golfing Fellowship of Rotarians.

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

The Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers received Dr David Agnew, Executive Secretary,

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Cancer Council Tasmania

In the afternoon at the Penguin Athletic Track, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, accompanied by Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers, delivered an address to officially open the 2022 Relay for Life Penguin event on behalf of the Cancer Council Tasmania.

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Municipality of Central Coast

The Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers commenced an official visit to the municipality of Central Coast which included visits to the Penguin Foreshore

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Print Radio Tasmania Inc

In the afternoon, the Governor and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers, received Ms Elizabeth Macdonald, President, and Mr Steve Bailey, Board Member, of Print Radio Tasmania Inc.

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Peter Underwood Centre

Yesterday morning at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, 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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Culturally Diverse Alliance of Tasmania

In the evening the Governor and Professor Chalmers hosted a reception to mark the first anniversary of the Culturally Diverse Alliance of Tasmania.

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Epilepsy Tasmania

In the evening at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers hosted a reception to mark Epilepsy Awareness Month on behalf of Epilepsy 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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Hobart City Mission

Later at Chigwell, the Governor, accompanied by Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers, delivered an address to officially open new supported accommodation units on behalf of the Hobart City Mission.

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Legislative Council - Bill for Assent

Later, the Governor received the President and Clerk of the Legislative Council who presented a Bill for the Royal Assent.

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JDRF Australia

In the evening at Government House, the Governor and Professor Chalmers hosted a reception to mark the 50th anniversary of JDRF Australia.

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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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