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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Our Watch and Women with Disabilities Victoria

In the afternoon, the Governor attended the online launch of Our Watch and Women with Disabilities Victoria's Changing the landscape:  A national resource to prevent violence against women and girls with disabilities.

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City of Hobart

In the morning at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers received Councillor Anna Reynolds, The Right Honourable the Lord Mayor of Hobart.

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Tasmanian Racing Club

In the evening, the Governor and Professor Chalmers hosted a reception on behalf of the Tasmanian Racing Club to mark the 2022 Hobart Cup Carnival.

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Hobart Women's Shelter

In the afternoon at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, hosted a Women’s Housing Working Meeting on behalf of the Hobart Women’s Shelter.

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Royal Over-Seas League (Tasmanian Branch)

In the evening the Governor and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers hosted a reception for members of the Royal Over-Seas League (Tasmanian Branch) and other Commonwealth societies to mark the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty The Queen.

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Executive Council

In the morning at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, presided at an online meeting of the Executive Council.

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St David's Cathedral

In the morning at St David’s Cathedral, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, accompanied by Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers, read a Lesson at a church service to mark the 70th anniversary of Her Majesty The Queen’s accession to the throne (Platinum Jubilee).

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Message from Her Majesty The Queen to mark Accession Day

A Message from Her Majesty The Queen to mark Accession Day.

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Executive Council

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

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Australasian Humour Studies Network

In the evening at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers hosted a reception for delegates attending the 28th Annual Conference of the Australasian Humour Studies Network.

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Australia Day 2022 - Burnie City Council

In the morning at the Burnie Arts and Function Centre, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, accompanied by Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers, delivered an address and presented Citizenship Certificates

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Order of Australia Honours - Municipality of Waratah-Wynyard

In the afternoon at the Wynyard RSL Club, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, accompanied by Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers, officiated at an investiture for recipients of 2021 Queen’s Birthday Order of Australia Honours

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Executive Council

In the morning at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, presided at an online meeting of the Executive Council.

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Hobart City Mission

Later, the Governor and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers received Mr John Minchin, President, and Mr Harvey Lennon, Chief Executive Officer, of the Hobart City Mission.

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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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Great Balls of Fibre

In the afternoon, the Governor and Professor Chalmers hosted a ‘crafternoon’ for members of the men’s craft group, Great Balls of Fibre.

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Wooden Boat Centre, Tasmania

In the morning at Franklin, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers visited the Wooden Boat Centre, Tasmania.

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The Royal Society of Tasmania

In the afternoon at Government House, the Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable Barbara Baker, and Emeritus Professor Don Chalmers received Ms Mary Koolhof, President of the Royal Society of Tasmania.

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Glenview Community Services Inc

Later, the Governor and Professor Chalmers hosted a visit by clients of Glenview Community Services Inc.

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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 the incoming Commanding Officer, No 29 (City of Hobart) Squadron and Senior Air Force Officer Tasmania,

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