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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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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The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army Tasmania Division

In the evening at Glenorchy, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers participated in the 2022 Salvation Army Sleep Out walkaround.

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Launceston Club

Launceston Club

In the evening in Launceston, the Governor, accompanied by Professor Chalmers, delivered an address at a dinner with members of the Launceston Club.

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Agfest 2022

Rural Youth Tasmania - Agfest Field Days 2022

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 Agfest Agricultural Field Days on behalf of the Rural Youth Organisation of Tasmania Inc.

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Royal Flying Doctor Service Tasmania

In the evening at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers hosted a reception for the Royal Flying Doctor Service Tasmania.

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High Commissioner for Malaysia

High Commissioner for Malaysia to Australia

In the evening at Government House, the Governor and Professor Chalmers hosted a formal dinner in honour of the official visit to Tasmania by the High Commissioner for Malaysia, His Excellency Dato’ Roslan Abdul Rahman.

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University of Tasmania

In the afternoon at the Federation Concert Hall, the Governor and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers attended the University of Tasmania College of Health and Medicine 2022 winter graduation ceremony.

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Executive Council

In the morning at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, presided at a Special Meeting of the Executive Council.

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Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation

In the evening at the Hotel Grand Chancellor, the Governor and Professor Chalmers attended the Celebration of Research Excellence Dinner hosted by the Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation.

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Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery

In the afternoon, the Governor and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers received Ms Mary Mulcahy, Director, and Ms Jane Stewart, Principal Curator (Art), of the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.

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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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Vietnam Veterans' Day 2022

In the morning at the Hobart Cenotaph, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, accompanied by Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers, delivered the address and placed a wreath at the 2022 Vietnam Veterans’ Day Remembrance Service.

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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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National Science Week 2022

National Science Week 2022

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 start of National Science Week Southern Tasmania.

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Toast for Kids Charity Inc

Toast for Kids Charity Inc

In the evening at the paranaple Convention Centre, Devonport, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, accompanied by Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers, delivered an address at the 2022 Toast for Kids Charity Gala.

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Fearless Festival 2022

2022 Fearless Festival

In the afternoon at Drysdale House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, attended a luncheon hosted by hospitality students participating in the 2022 Fearless Festival.

In the evening at Wrest Point, Sandy Bay, the Governor, accompanied by Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers, delivered an address to open the Gala Dinner to mark the 2022 Fearless Festival.

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Friends of the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

Friends of the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

In the evening, the Governor and Professor Chalmers hosted a reception to mark the 30th anniversary of the Friends of the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens.

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Port Sorell Primary School

In the morning at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers, hosted a visit by grade 6 students from Port Sorell Primary School.

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Palliative Care Tasmania

Palliative Care Tasmania

In the evening at Government House, the Governor and Professor Chalmers hosted the presentation of the 2022 Tasmanian Palliative Care Awards on behalf of Palliative Care Tasmania Ltd.

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Executive Council

In the afternoon at Government House, the Governor presided at an online Special Meeting of the Executive Council.

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