Vice-Regal News

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

Later the Governor and Mrs Le were conducted on a tour of Adelaide Central Market.

In the evening at Government House, the Governor and Mrs Le hosted a reception to launch Welcome To Australia’s Inter Cultural Futures Leadership Program.

Afterwards at the Adelaide Festival Centre, the Governor and Mrs Le attended the Adelaide Cabaret Festival.

On Wednesday morning at Government House, His Excellency the Governor received The Honourable Andrew McLachlan CSC MLC, President of the Legislative Council.

Later Mrs Le hosted a morning tea for volunteers from the Walkerville Miniature Christmas Pageant.

In the evening the Governor and Mrs Le hosted a reception in honour of the birthday of Her Majesty The Queen.

Afterwards the Governor and Mrs Le, to express appreciation for the hospitality received during visits to their respective local government areas, hosted a dinner for the Mayors of the Berri Barmera Council, Northern Areas Council, Tatiara District Council and their partners.

On Tuesday morning at Government House, His Excellency the Governor received His Honour Judge Rauf Soulio, District Court of South Australia.

In the afternoon Mrs Le hosted an afternoon tea for members of The People’s Music Hall, The Sing for Fun Group and the Bereavement Group from the Repat Hospital.

On Monday at the Adelaide Festival Centre, His Excellency the Governor presented awards at the 2018 Volunteers Thank You event hosted by The Honourable Michelle Lensink MLC, Minister for Human Services.

On Sunday morning at the Christ Church, North Adelaide, His Excellency the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, read the epistle at the Choral Eucharist in celebration of Her Majesty The Queen’s 92nd Birthday.

In the evening at the Adelaide Festival Centre, the Governor and Mrs Le attended the Adelaide Cabaret Festival performance.

On Friday afternoon at Osborne, His Excellency the Governor toured the Osborne South Development Project and was briefed on the Australian Naval Infrastructure and the Future Submarine Infrastructure Project.

In the evening at the Adelaide Festival Centre, the Governor and Mrs Le attended the Adelaide Cabaret Festival’s opening night Variety Gala Performance.

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

Later at Government House, the Governor received Brigadier Mick Burgess, Commander of the 9th Brigade and Army Area Representative – South Australia, Australian Army.

In the evening the Governor and Mrs Le hosted a reception to acknowledge supporters and volunteers of Athletics South Australia.

During the day students from St John’s Lutheran School at Highgate toured Government House.

On Wednesday morning at Ethelton, His Excellency the Governor attended the Port Adelaide Football Club’s 2018 Aboriginal Power Cup opening ceremony.

In the afternoon at Government House, the Governor received Mr Douglas Gautier AM, Chief Executive Officer and Artistic Director, Adelaide Festival Centre, Ms Ali McGregor, Artistic Director, and Ms Ebony Bott, Executive Producer, Adelaide Cabaret Festival, followed by a luncheon.

On Tuesday afternoon at Government House, His Excellency the Governor received the President, Chairman, Trustees, Board Members and Chief Executive Officer of the Royal Agricultural and Horticultural Society of South Australia, followed by a luncheon.

In the evening the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, officially opened the new Beerenberg manufacturing facility at Beerenberg Farm, Hahndorf.

On Monday morning at Government House, Mrs Le hosted a morning tea to acknowledge the 30th year of the Donne e Benessere program.  The program is delivered by the Co-ordinating Italian Committee and promotes health and wellbeing for Italian women over the age of 50.

On Sunday afternoon at Hackney, the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, officially launched the ‘Pursuing Peace’ program organised by The Abraham Institute and the Beit Shalom Synagogue.

On Saturday morning at the Air Force Memorial, Torrens Parade Ground, His Excellency the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, placed a wreath at the Bomber Command Ceremony organised by the Royal Australian Air Force, Edinburgh.

In the evening at the InterContinental Adelaide, the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, addressed the guests at the Fight Cancer Foundation’s Red Ball.

On Friday morning at Government House, His Excellency the Governor received members of the Australian Political Exchange Council, including members of the 12th delegation from New Zealand.

Afterwards at the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander War Memorial, Torrens Parade Ground, the Governor and Mrs Le placed tributes at the Aboriginal Veterans Commemorative Service organised by Reconciliation South Australia.

In the afternoon at Government House, the Governor received the Chairman, Vice Chairman, Board of Commissioners and Chief Executive Officer of the South Australian National Football League, followed by a luncheon.

In the evening at Adelaide Oval, the Governor and Mrs Le attended the 50th anniversary celebration of Southern Cross Care (SA & NT).

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

In the afternoon the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, officially opened and toured the Eastern Clinical Development at St Andrew's Hospital, Adelaide.

On Wednesday morning, His Excellency the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, visited the Meals on Wheels South Australia (MoWSA) Port Adelaide Branch kitchen and was introduced to volunteers, and afterwards, at West Lakes Shore, delivered MoWSA’s fifty-millionth meal.

In the afternoon at Government House the Governor received the Honourable Speaker and Members of the House of Assembly, and its officers, to be presented by them with the Address-in-Reply to his speech of 3 May opening the current session of Parliament.

Afterwards at the Mortlock Library, the Governor attended a farewell celebration for Mr Alan Smith, retiring Director of the State Library of South Australia.

On Tuesday morning at Government House, Mrs Le hosted a morning tea for members of the National Council of Women of South Australia.

In the afternoon His Excellency received the Honourable President and Members of the Legislative Council, and its officers, to be presented by them with the Address-in-Reply to his speech of 3 May opening the current session of Parliament.

In the evening the Governor and Mrs Le hosted a reception to acknowledge the Adelaide Chapter of the South Australia Club.

Afterwards at the Bonython Hall, University of Adelaide, the Governor attended The Don Dunstan Foundation’s 2018 Lowitja O’Donoghue Oration.

On Monday afternoon at Government House, His Excellency the Governor presided over a meeting of the Executive Council.

In the evening at Prince Alfred College, Kent Town, the Governor addressed the students participating in the Yaitya Tita Aboriginal Youth Connect Program.

On Sunday at Ottoway, the Governor attended the 2018 Vesak Day celebration hosted by The South Australian Zhu-Lin Buddhist Association.

On Saturday evening at the National Wine Centre of Australia, Adelaide, His Excellency the Governor addressed the guests at the 2018 Sammy D Foundation gala event to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Sam Davis' passing and to acknowledge the achievements of the Sammy D Foundation.

On Friday morning at the Pullman Adelaide, His Excellency the Governor delivered the opening address at a conference “Think Different In Health”, hosted by the Australasian College of Health Service Management, South Australia Branch.

In the afternoon at Government House, the Governor and Mrs Le hosted a luncheon, as part of National Volunteer Week, for volunteers who conduct tours of Government House throughout the year for community groups and schools.

In the evening at the Adelaide Convention Centre, the Governor and Mrs Le attend the 50th anniversary celebration of the American Chamber of Commerce in Australia.

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 a morning tea for members of the Friends of Old Government House, followed by a tour.

In the evening at the Hilton Adelaide, the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, addressed the guests at the Victoria Square Fountain’s 50th anniversary celebration.

On Wednesday evening at Government House, His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le hosted a dinner for the members of the Shadow Ministry and their partners.

On Tuesday His Excellency the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, addressed the guests and presented awards at the annual Volunteer of the Year awards function hosted by His Worship the Mayor of the Town of Walkerville, Mr Raymond Grigg.

On Monday afternoon at Victoria Square, Adelaide, His Excellency the Governor addressed the guests and officially opened National Volunteering Week 2018 at an event hosted by Volunteering SA&NT.

Also in the afternoon at Kent Town, Mrs Le addressed the guests at a function hosted by the South Australian Country Women's Association.

In the evening at Government House, the Governor and Mrs Le hosted a reception to thank supporters of the Helpmann Academy.

During the day members of the Beefacres Probus Club toured Government House.

On Sunday evening at the Adelaide Convention Centre, the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, addressed the guests at the Iftar celebrations hosted by the Islamic Arabic Centre in conjunction with Mr Khalil Shahin AO, Managing Director, Peregrine Corporation.

On Saturday morning at Osborne, His Excellency the Governor attended a ceremony for the official launch of the future Air Warfare Destroyer Sydney.

In the evening at the Adelaide Convention Centre, the Governor addressed the guest at the Rural Doctors Workforce Agency’s Long Service Award function.

Afterwards at the Hilton Adelaide, the Governor and Mrs Le attended the Australian Medical Association of South Australia’s Charity Gala function.

On Friday morning at Government House, His Excellency the Governor received Mr Adrian Vatovec, Honorary Consul of the Republic of Slovenia in Adelaide and Ms Sandra Ullrich, Adelaide Bee Sanctuary, in anticipation of World Bee Day on 20 May.

In the afternoon the Governor hosted a luncheon for members of the Oakbank Racing Club Committee.

Later the Governor officially opened the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation’s Education and Conference Centre at Ridleyton.

In the evening at Norwood, the Governor officially opened The Odeon, now refurbished as the home of the Australian Dance Theatre.

Later at Bonython Hall, The University of Adelaide, the Governor and Mrs Le attended the Town and Gown gala event and the Investiture of the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Peter Rathjen.

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 a reception for the presentation of the Governor’s Aboriginal Youth Award for Higher Education and for Arts.

In the afternoon Mrs Le hosted an afternoon tea for members of Women in Rotary D9500 and D9520.

On Wednesday morning His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le returned to Adelaide at the conclusion of their visit to the Northern Areas Council and the District Council of Mount Remarkable.

In the afternoon at Government House, the Governor hosted a luncheon for Ms Forough Salami-Dadkha, Vice President for International and European Affairs and accompanying delegation from Brittany, France.

On Tuesday morning His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le continued their visit to the Northern Areas Council and the District Council of Mount Remarkable.

In the morning the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, addressed the gathering at a breakfast in support of the Jamestown Hospital Ward Re-development Project.

Afterwards the Governor and Mrs Le toured the Diggers Walk followed by a Memorial Service where they placed a wreath at the Memorial Arch, Soldier’s Memorial Park.

Later the Governor and Mrs Le toured and received a briefing at Kelly Engineering; the Booleroo Steam and Traction Preservation Society; Melrose District Historical Society and Over the Edge Sports.  The Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, also met with students and teachers at Booleroo Centre District School and addressed the gathering at a school assembly.

In the evening the Governor and Mrs Le hosted His Worship the Mayor of the District Council of Mount Remarkable Mr Colin Nottle and Mrs Heather Nottle, His Worship the Mayor of the Flinders Ranges Council Mr Peter Slattery and Mrs Lee-Ann Slattery, His Worship the Mayor of the Northern Areas Council Mr Denis Clark and Mrs Mary Clark, Her Worship the Mayor of the District Council of Peterborough Mrs Ruth Whittle OAM, and Mrs Kathie Bowman, Chairman, District Council of Orroroo Carrieton and Mr Robert Bowman.

The Governor has appointed the Honourable Chief Justice Christopher Kourakis to be Governor’s Deputy from Monday 14th May 2018 until the morning of Wednesday 16th May 2018.

In the morning in Adelaide the Governor’s Deputy participated in the JusticeNet SA 2018 Walk for Justice.

In the evening at Government House the Governor’s Deputy hosted a reception to coincide with a book launch marking the centenary of the federation of the Australian Music Examinations Board.