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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Premier of Tasmania

In the morning at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker AC, received the Premier of Tasmania, the Honourable Jeremy Rockliff MP.

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Office of Tasmanian Assessment, Standards and Certification (TASC) Awards 2023

In the afternoon, the Governor and Professor Chalmers hosted the presentation of Outstanding Achievement Awards for 2023 on behalf of the Office of Tasmanian Assessment, Standards and Certification (TASC).

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State Rooms Tour

Royal Australian Air Force

In the morning at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers received Wing Commander Nicholas Fairweather, Commanding Officer, No 29 (City of Hobart) Squadron, together with Warrant Officer Stephen Zantuck.

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Royal Australian Navy

In the afternoon at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers received the incoming Commanding Officer of Navy Headquarters Tasmania, Commander Tony Everingham, together with the outgoing Commanding Officer, Commander Mark Tandy.

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Governor of Tasmania

In the afternoon, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, resumed the administration of the government of the State.

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Sydney-Hobart Yacht Race 2023

Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race Presentations

In the afternoon at the Federation Concert Hall, the Lieutenant Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Alan Blow, delivered an address and presented trophies at the Official Prize Giving for the 2023 Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race.

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Lieutenant Governor of Tasmania

In the morning, the Lieutenant Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Alan Blow, assumed the administration of the government of the State.

 

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Bills for Assent

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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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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Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia

In the morning, the Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley, and Her Excellency Mrs Linda Hurley departed Government House.

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Tasmania JackJumpers

In the afternoon at MyState Bank Arena, Glenorchy, the Governor and Professor Chalmers attended the NBL game between the Tasmania JackJumpers and the Sydney Kings.

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International Wall of Friendship

In the afternoon in Hobart, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, accompanied by Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers, delivered an address at the unveiling of a commemorative stone for the Bangladesh community on behalf of the International Wall of Friendship Inc.

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Open House Hobart

Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia

In the evening, 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.

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Royal Australian Air Force

In the morning at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers received Wing Commander Andrew Johnson, Commanding Officer, No. 29 (City of Hobart) Squadron, Royal Australian Air Force.

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Montrose Bay High School

In the evening at Montrose, the Governor, accompanied by Professor Chalmers, presented awards at the Montrose Bay High School 2023 Presentation Evening.

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University of Tasmania

In the morning at the Federation Concert Hall, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers attended the University of Tasmania College of Sciences and Engineering 2023 Summer Graduation Ceremony.

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Hobart Women's Shelter

In the afternoon, the Governor attended the 2023 Christmas Luncheon with residents and staff of the Hobart Women’s Shelter.

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Christmas Reception

In the morning at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers hosted a Christmas reception for students from Tasmanian Government primary schools.

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The Children's Book Council of Australia (Tasmanian Branch) Inc

In the afternoon at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, received Ms Roxanne Steenbergen, Vice-President, The Children’s Book Council of Australia (Tasmanian Branch) Inc.

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Institute of Public Accountants

In the evening, the Governor and Professor Chalmers hosted a reception for Tasmanian members to mark the centenary of the Institute of Public Accountants.

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