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.

Music in the Ball Room

Consular Corps of Tasmania

In the evening, the Governor and Professor Chalmers hosted a reception for members of the Consular Corps of Tasmania.

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Significant Trees Tour

High Commissioner for the United Kingdom to Australia

Later, the High Commissioner for the United Kingdom, Her Excellency Mrs Vicki Treadell, arrived at Government House to stay.

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Bills for Assent

Bill for Assent (House of Assembly)

In the afternoon, the Governor received the Speaker and Clerk of the House of Assembly who presented a Consolidated Fund Supplementary Appropriation Bill for the Royal Assent.

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Reconciliation Tasmania

In the morning at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers hosted the presentation of certificates to students participating in the 2023 Reconciliation Tasmania Youth Speak Out program.

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Hobart Horticultural Society Inc

In the evening at Government House, the Governor and Professor Chalmers hosted a reception on behalf of the Hobart Horticultural Society to commemorate the 185th anniversary of the first horticultural exhibition held in Hobart.

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Kingston Beach RSL Sub-Branch War Memorial dedication 01-11-23

Kingston Beach RSL Sub-Branch

Later at Kingston Beach, the Governor, accompanied by Professor Chalmers, delivered an address at the dedication of a new War Memorial on behalf of the Kingston Beach RSL Sub-Branch.

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18th Annual Tasmanian Parliamentary Prayer Breakfast

In the morning at the Hotel Grand Chancellor, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers attended the 18th Annual Tasmanian Parliamentary Prayer Breakfast.

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Rhodes Scholar 2024 - Billy Blackett

Rhodes Scholarship for Tasmania 2024

The Governor hosted an afternoon tea on the occasion of the announcement of Mr Billy Blackett as the Rhodes Scholar for Tasmania for 2024.

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Dinner

Rhodes Scholarship in Tasmania

In the evening at Government House, the Governor and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers hosted a dinner for the candidates and Selection Committee for the 2024 Rhodes Scholarship for 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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New Town Cricket Club

In the evening, the Governor and Professor Chalmers hosted a reception to mark the centenary of the New Town Cricket Club.

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Ambassador of Ecuador to Australia

Later at Government House, the Governor and Professor Chalmers received the Ambassador of Ecuador to Australia, His Excellency Mr Arturo Cabrera.

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Australian Labour and Employment Relations Association (ALERA)

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 officially open the 2023 Australian Labour and Employment Relations Association (ALERA) Conference.

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Royal Hobart Show 2023

In the morning at the Hobart Regatta Grounds, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, accompanied by Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers, delivered an address to officially open the 2023 Royal Hobart Show on behalf of the Royal Agricultural Society of Tasmania.  In the afternoon at the Hotel Grand Chancellor, the Governor, accompanied by Professor Chalmers, delivered an address and presented awards at the 2023 Royal Hobart Show Pr

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Royal Hobart Show 2023

In the evening at Government House, the Governor and Professor Chalmers hosted a reception on behalf of the Royal Agricultural Society of Tasmania to mark the 2023 Royal Hobart Show.

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Allport Library and Museum of Fine Arts

In the morning in Hobart, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers undertook a tour of the Allport Library and Museum of Fine Arts.

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26TEN Week 2023

In the evening at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers hosted a reception to mark 26TEN Week 2023 in support of raising adult literacy and numeracy.

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National Conference of Regulatory Officers

In the evening at Government House, the Governor and Professor Chalmers hosted a reception for delegates attending the National Conference of Regulatory Officers.

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Hobart Fire Brigade

In the afternoon at the Hobart Fire Brigade Club Rooms, the Governor, accompanied by Professor Chalmers, presented recipients with National Emergency Medals and Long Service Medals on behalf of the Tasmania Fire Service on the occasion of the celebration of the 140th anniversary of the Hobart Fire Brigade.

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Florence Nightingale Grants and Awards 2023

Florence Nightingale Grants and Awards Committee 2023

In the morning at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers hosted the presentation of the 2023 scholarships on behalf of the Florence Nightingale Grants and Awards Committee.

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