Vice-Regal News

On Wednesday morning in Tusmore, Mrs Le addressed the gathering and presented awards at the 2019 Australian Red Cross Annual General Meeting hosted by the South Australian Division.

In the afternoon at Government House on the occasion of Mental Health Week, His Excellency the Governor received Mr Alan Young AM, Chairman and Mr John Mannion, Executive Director, Breakthrough Mental Health Research Foundation, and representatives from Maras Group, Boileau Business Solutions, SANFL, EY Adelaide, SAHMRI, Flinders University and Optus, followed by a luncheon. 

Later the Governor received Mr George Chin, President and Mr Eric Lai, Vice-President, Chinatown Adelaide of South Australia.

In the evening the Governor and Mrs Le hosted a reception for the presentation of The Lions Club of the City of Adelaide’s Lions Children of Courage Awards.

Government House will be open to the public on Sunday 13th October from 10am to 4pm.  All are welcome, admission and tours are free and no bookings are required.

On Tuesday evening at the Adelaide Festival Theatre, His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le attended a performance by The Australian Ballet.

During the day AnglicareSA NDIS Mental Health and Disability clients and carers toured Government House.

Government House will be open to the public on Sunday 13th October from 10am to 4pm.  All are welcome, admission and tours are free and no bookings are required.

Government House will be open to the public on Sunday 13th October from 10am to 4pm.  All are welcome, admission and tours are free and no bookings are required.

On Sunday afternoon, His Excellency the Governor addressed the gathering, presented an award and cut the cake at the 90th Birthday celebrations of the Carousel at Semaphore hosted by the Rotary Club of Henley Beach

On Friday morning at the Adelaide Convention Centre, His Excellency the Governor officially opened the 2019 Australasian Military Medicine Association Conference.

In the afternoon at the Wayville, the Governor addressed the guests and presented the inaugural Governor’s Trophy for the Best South Australian Red and White Wines in Show at a function hosted by the Royal Agricultural and Horticultural Society of South Australia in conjunction with Wine Communicators of Australia.

In the evening at the Olympic Hall, Adelaide, the Governor attended the official opening of the 14th Adelaide Hellenic Cultural Festival Odyssey hosted by the Greek Orthodox Community of South Australia.

During the day members of The Aberfoyle Explorers toured Government House

On Thursday morning His Excellency the Governor presided over a meeting of the Executive Council.

Afterwards at the Hilton Adelaide, the Governor officially opened the 2019 annual scientific meeting of the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators.

Later at Government House, the Governor and Mrs Le hosted a reception for the presentation of the Safework SA 2019 Augusta Zadow Awards.

On Wednesday morning at Government House, His Excellency the Governor received The Honourable Steven Marshall MP, Premier of South Australia.

Later the Governor received The Honourable Vincent Tarzia MP, Speaker of the House of Assembly.

Afterwards the Governor received The Honourable Andrew McLachlan CSC MLC, President of the Legislative Council.

On Tuesday morning on Henley Beach, His Excellency the Governor participated in an event organised by Sight For All, marking its 10th anniversary and entailing the creation of an art work by Andrew Baines to mark World Sight Day on 10 October.

In the afternoon at Government House the Governor and Mrs Le hosted a reception for Year 12 students representing their schools from across the state.

On Monday morning at Government House, His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le hosted a reception for the presentation of awards for Girl Guides South Australia.

In the afternoon at Royal Park, the Governor and Mrs Le visited Nonna’s Cucina, toured the facilities and met with board members, staff and volunteers.

In the evening at Government House, the Governor and Mrs Le hosted a reception for Year 12 students representing their schools from across the state.

On Sunday afternoon at the National Motor Museum, Birdwood, His Excellency the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, presented the trophy to the winner of the 2019 Concours d'Elegance following the Bay to Birdwood Classic.

On Friday morning at Taperoo, His Excellency the Governor placed a wreath at the National Police Remembrance Day Memorial Service organised by the South Australia Police.

Also in the morning at Government House, Mrs Le hosted a morning tea for committee members of The Cottage Homes.

In the evening the Governor and Mrs Le hosted a dinner for The Honourable Larry Hogan, Governor of Maryland and Mrs Yumi Hogan; The Honourable Steven Marshall MP, Premier of South Australia; The Honourable Justice Tim Stanley, representing the Chief Justice of South Australia and Ms Elizabeth Boylan; The Honourable Andrew McLachlan CSC MLC, President of the Legislative Council and Mrs Marcia McLachlan; The Honourarable Kyam Maher MLC, representing the Leader of the Opposition and Mrs Carmel Maher; Ms Rasa Buckley, General Manager, AMCHAM; Mr Joe North, Chief Executive, Lockheed Martin Australia & New Zealand and Mrs Megan North; Ms Kelly Schulz, Secretary, Maryland Department of Commerce; Mr James Ports, Acting Executive Director, Maryland Transit Authority; Ms Allison Mayer, Deputy Chief of Staff to the Governor of Maryland; Ms Signe Pringle, Assistant Secretary, Maryland Department of Commerce, and Mr Andrew Kreinik, Regional Manager for Europe and Australia, Maryland Department of Commerce.

During the day, Scouts from the 2nd Adelaide Scout Group of Scouts Australia, South Australian Branch toured Government House.

On Thursday morning Her Excellency Professor Brenda Wilson AM, as Governor’s Deputy, presided over a meeting of the Executive Council.

In the evening, His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le returned to Adelaide from Hobart where the Governor attended a meeting with Their Excellencies the Governor-General and the Governors of the other Australian States and the Administrator of the Northern Territory.

On Wednesday afternoon His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le were in Hobart where the Governor attended a meeting with Their Excellencies the Governor-General and the Governors of the other Australian States and the Administrator of the Northern Territory.

During the day, students from Grange Primary School toured Government House.

On Tuesday morning His Excellency the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, departed for Hobart to participate in a meeting with Their Excellencies the Governor-General and the Governors of the other Australian States and the Administrator of the Northern Territory, hosted by Her Excellency Professor The Honourable Kate Warner AC, Governor of Tasmania, and Mr Richard Warner.

The Governor has appointed Professor Brenda Wilson to be Governor’s Deputy from Tuesday 24th September until Thursday 26th September 2019.

During the day, members of the Campbelltown Combined Probus Club toured Government House.

On Monday afternoon at Government House, His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le accepted the presentation to Government House by the Lang Foundation of a maquette of the Mark Richards statue of Captain Matthew Flinders.The presentation was attended by Mr Roger Lang, Founder and Director of the Lang Foundation, and Mrs Janet Hoopman; Mr Mark Roderick and Mrs Kirsty Roderick, Mr Nick Grieve and Mrs Fiona Grieve, Directors of the Lang Foundation, and Mr Lloyd Glover, Treasurer, Axel Stenross Maritime Museum, Port Lincoln, and was followed by a luncheon.

On Sunday afternoon the Governor toured exhibits and officially opened the 100th Quorn Show hosted by The Royal Northern Agricultural, Horticultural and Floricultural Society, before returning to Adelaide in the evening.

The Governor has appointed Professor Brenda Wilson AM to be Governor’s Deputy from the afternoon of Saturday 21 September until Sunday 22 September 2019.

On Saturday morning at Enfield, Mrs Le visited the Orchid Club of South Australia Show.

In the afternoon His Excellency the Governor departed for Quorn.

 

On Friday morning at Government House, Mrs Le hosted a morning tea for committee members of The Children's Book Council of Australia - SA Branch.

In the afternoon in Adelaide, His Excellency the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, viewed portraits and selected the winning portrait as part of the 4th Biennial Royal South Australian Society of Arts and South Australian Living Artists Prize Exhibition.

Later the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, unveiled a plaque and officially opened the newly redeveloped War Veterans Home at Myrtle Bank at a ceremony hosted by the Returned and Services League Care South Australia.

On Thursday morning His Excellency the Governor presided over a meeting of the Executive Council.

Later at Government House, Mrs Le hosted a morning tea for members of the Lyceum Club (Adelaide).

In the afternoon at the Adelaide Oval, the Governor attended a SANFL Grand Final function hosted by The Carbine Club of South Australia.

In the evening the Governor and Mrs Le attended a medal presentation award ceremony at which Ms Sue Crafter, Honorary Consul for France, was invested as a Knight in the (French) National Order of the Legion of Honour by the Ambassador of France, His Excellency Mr Christophe Penot.

Later at Government House, the Governor and Mrs Le hosted a dinner to welcome a delegation of senators from France.  Guests included Ambassador Penot, Mrs Anne Boillon, Consul-General of France, and Ms Nathalie Tilliole, Executive Secretary of the France Australia Interparliamentary Friendship Group.

On Wednesday afternoon at Government House, His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le received members of the 2019 SANFL Grand Final Teams Port Adelaide and Glenelg, followed by a luncheon.

In the evening the Governor and Mrs Le hosted a reception to celebrate the 80th Birthday of the Orchid Club of South Australia.

Later at the Adelaide Festival Theatre, the Governor and Mrs Le attended the 2019 Festival of Music Series of the South Australian Public Primary Schools Music Society.

On Tuesday morning at Government House, His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le hosted an Investiture ceremony and reception for recipients of Australian Honours.

After the ceremony the Governor and Mrs Le hosted a luncheon.  Guests included Warrant Officer Class 2 David Portakiewicz, Lance Corporal Jonathan Heath, Private Andrew Casey, Private Ryan Casey, Private Harley Ewing, Ms Nicole Weepers, Ms Erin Foy and Ms Emily Hewitt from the 10th/27th Battalion Royal South Australian Regiment Band, which has provided incidental music during the investiture ceremonies over the past two weeks.

Later the Governor addressed the members at the inaugural meeting of the Reference Group for the Governors Civics Awards for Schools.

On Monday morning at Government House, His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le hosted an Investiture ceremony and reception for recipients of Australian Honours.

On Saturday morning at The Air Force Memorial, Torrens Parade Ground, His Excellency the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, placed a wreath at the Battle of Britain commemoration service hosted by the Royal Australian Air Force.

In the evening the Governor and Mrs Le attended a function in celebration of the 140th anniversary of The Naval, Military and Air Force Club of South Australia.

On Friday morning at the Adelaide Pavilion, His Excellency the Governor delivered the opening address at ‘The World of Governance in a Disruptive Future’ conference hosted by the Australasian College of Health Service Management.

During the day, students from Pennington School toured Government House.

On Thursday morning His Excellency the Governor presided over a meeting of the Executive Council.

Later at Government House, the Governor and Mrs Le hosted an Investiture ceremony and reception for recipients of Australian Honours, including Public Service, Australian Fire Service, Australian Corrections, Emergency Service and Ambulance Service Medals, and a Bravery Award.

After the ceremony the Governor and Mrs Le hosted a luncheon.  Guests included Mrs Linda Williams APM, Deputy Commissioner South Australia Police, representing the Commissioner, and Mr Steve Williams; Ms Erma Ranieri, Commissioner for Public Sector Employment; Mr Chris Beattie, Chief Officer, State Emergency Service; Dr Don Plowman PSM, President, South Australian Public Service Medal Association and Mrs Bronwyn Plowman; Mr David Place, Chief Executive, SA Ambulance Service and Mrs Colleen Place; Mr David Brown, Chief Executive, Department for Correctional Services; and Mr Andrew Stark AFSM, Deputy Chief Officer, SA Country Fire Service and Mrs Cathy Stark.

In the late afternoon in Adelaide, the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, officially opened the Save the Children 100th Anniversary event.

On Wednesday morning at Morphettville, His Excellency the Governor, officially opened the 8th National Men’s Shed Gathering hosted by the Australian Men’s Shed Association.

On Tuesday morning at Government House, His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le hosted an Investiture ceremony and reception for recipients of Australian Honours.

After the ceremony the Governor and Mrs Le hosted a luncheon.  Guests included Group Captain Brendan Rogers CSC CSM, representing the Senior Defence Force Representative – SA; Commander Andrew Burnett ADC RAN, Commanding Officer, Navy Headquarters – SA and Mrs Susan Burnett; Brigadier Damian Cantwell AM, Army Area Representative – SA; Ms Carolyn Sladden, SA Representative to the Council of the Order of Australia; and Honorary Aides-de-Camp to the Governor who assisted at the ceremony.

On Monday morning at Government House, His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le hosted an Investiture ceremony and reception for recipients of Australian Honours.

On Sunday morning at the ANZAC Centenary Memorial Walk, Kintore Avenue, Adelaide, the Governor placed a wreath at a service to commemorate the unveiling and dedication of the Australasian Soldiers Dardanelles Cenotaph.

In the afternoon at Findon, the Governor addressed the guests at the 2019 South Australian Chinese Community Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration hosted by the Overseas Chinese Association of SA.

In the evening at the Adelaide Convention Centre, the Governor addressed the gathering at the 8th International Clean Up Conference hosted by the Environment Protection Authority.

On Saturday afternoon at Norwood Concert Hall, His Excellency the Governor addressed the guests and officially opened the Cantonese Opera Cultural Concert hosted by Cantonese Opera Adelaide South Australia and the Chinese Association of South Australia.