Vice-Regal News

On Wednesday morning His Excellency the Governor chaired the Carnegie Mellon University Australia Joint Advisory Board meeting in the Torrens Building.

In the evening the Governor, as patron of the South Australian Cricket Association, and Mrs Scarce attended the 55th Bradman Medal Presentation at the Adelaide Oval.

On Tuesday morning at Government House, His Excellency the Governor received Mr Vasily Yurchenko, Governor, Mr Kirill Kolonchin, Deputy Chairman, Mr Georgy Ivashchenko, Minister of Agriculture, and Mr Andrey Roketskiy, General Director, OAO Investment Promotion Agency, Novosibirsk Region, together with Mrs Larissa Vakulina, Honorary Consul of the Russian Federation for South Australia, and Mr Gregory Dyner, General Manager, Expo-Trade Pty Ltd.

In the afternoon at Government House His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Scarce hosted a reception to thank key donors and supporters of The Mary Potter Foundation.

Later at the CroquetSA Headquarters, the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Scarce, officially opened the National Association Croquet Championships, hosted by the South Australian Croquet Association.

On Monday evening at Pulteney Grammar School, His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Scarce, as guests of The Joint Commonwealth Societies in South Australia, attended a reception in celebration of Commonwealth Day.

Afterwards at the National Wine Centre of Australia, the Governor addressed the guests at the dinner for the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe/Australia Conference on Improving the Security of Women and Girls, hosted by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

On Saturday evening His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Scarce, as guests of the Adelaide Festival Corporation, attended a performance of Flamenco Hoy at the Dunstan Playhouse.

On Friday morning at Government House, His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Scarce hosted a supplementary investiture of the Commendation of Gallantry for the late Corporal Scott Smith.

In the afternoon the Governor received Mr Andrew Fletcher, Chief Executive of Defence SA.

In the evening the Governor and Mrs Scarce, as guests of the Adelaide Festival Corporation, attended a performance of Into the Bloodstream by Archie Roach at Her Majesty's Theatre.

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

In the afternoon the Governor and Mrs Scarce hosted a luncheon for artists and sponsors associated with the 2013 Adelaide Festival.

In the evening at Gilberton, the Governor and Mrs Scarce attended a dinner, as guests of Mr Robert Champion de Crespigny AO and Mrs Melanie Champion de Crespigny.

On Wednesday morning at Government House His Excellency the Governor received The Honourable Michael Atkinson MP, Speaker of the House of Assembly.

In the afternoon in Victor Harbour, Mrs Scarce, as patron, addressed the gathering and launched the new website at the State Council Meeting of The South Australian Country Women's Association.

On Tuesday afternoon at Government House, His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Scarce hosted a luncheon for Mr Bill Muirhead, Agent General for South Australia, and Mrs Jeanne Muirhead.

In the evening at Holden Street Theatre, Hindmarsh, the Governor and Mrs Scarce attended a performance of Glory Dazed, as part of the Adelaide Fringe.

In the morning community volunteers toured Government House.

On Monday afternoon His Excellency the Governor, as patron of the South Australian Jockey Club, accompanied by Mrs Scarce, attended the running of the Adelaide Casino Adelaide Cup at Morphettville Racecourse, and presented the Adelaide Cup to the winning connections.

On Sunday afternoon at the Peniel Free Pentecostal Church at Davoren Park, the Governor accompanied by Mrs Scarce, addressed the gathering at the Church's 2nd anniversary celebrations and the official launch of the Church website.

In the evening the Governor and Mrs Scarce, as guests of the Adelaide Festival Corporation, attended a performance of What the Body Does Not Remember at the Dunstan Playhouse.

On Saturday evening His Excellency the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Scarce, addressed the gathering at the Australian Student Leadership Summit 2013 at St Peter's College.

On Friday morning His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Scarce, as guests of the Adelaide UN WOMEN Australia Breakfast Committee, attended the 2013 International Women's Day Breakfast at the Adelaide Convention Centre.

Afterwards the Governor met with Mr Andrew Fletcher, Chief Executive, Defence SA.

In the afternoon the Governor, as patron of The Carbine Club of South Australia, attended the Adelaide Cup Luncheon at Morphettville Racecourse.

In the evening the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Scarce, launched the book ‘Anzac Biscuits' by Mr Phil Cummings at Pegi Williams Book Shop at Walkerville.

Afterwards the Governor and Mrs Scarce, as guests of the Adelaide Festival Corporation, attended a performance of 2001: A Space Odyssey at the Adelaide Festival Theatre.

In the afternoon students from Craigmore High School toured Government House.

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

Later at the Pioneer Women's Memorial Garden, the Governor and Mrs Scarce, as guests of the Adelaide Festival Corporation, attended the Adelaide Writers' Week program session of On Black Sisters' Street with author Chika Unigwe.

In the afternoon at Government House, the Governor and Mrs Scarce hosted a luncheon for artists and sponsors associated with the 2013 Adelaide Festival.

Later the Governor, as patron of the Clipper Ship ‘City of Adelaide' Preservation Trust, received Mr Creagh O'Connor, Chairman and Mr Mark Gilbert, Director.

In the evening the Governor and Mrs Scarce, as guests of the Adelaide Festival Corporation, attended the performance by Jordi Savall at St Peter's Cathedral.

On Wednesday morning at Government House His Excellency the Governor received Mr Chris Burns, Chief Executive Officer of the Defence Teaming Centre.

In the afternoon the Governor, as patron of the Legacy Club of Adelaide, participated in the final leg of the Tour de Legacy from Crafers to Adelaide.

In the evening at Elder Park, the Governor, as a guest of The Honourable Jay Weatherill MP, Premier of South Australia, attended the launch of the new State Brand.

On Tuesday morning at Government House His Excellency the Governor, as Deputy Prior of St John Ambulance Australia SA, received Mrs B Weeks, Chair of the St John Community Care, and Mrs S Mitten, Chief Executive Officer.

Also in the morning, Mrs Scarce, as patron of The Associates of The Royal Adelaide Golf Club, attended the Opening Day at the Royal Adelaide Golf Club at Seaton.

In the afternoon at the Stamford Plaza Adelaide, the Governor and Mrs Scarce, as guests of the American Chamber of Commerce in Australia, attended a luncheon in honour of the US Consul General, Ms Mary Burce Warlick.

In the evening at the Pioneer Women's Memorial Garden, the Governor and Mrs Scarce, as guests of the Adelaide Festival Corporation, attended the Adelaide Writers' Week program session of The Future of the Asia Pacific.

Later the Governor and Mrs Scarce, also as guests of the Adelaide Festival Corporation, attended a performance of One Man, Two Guvnors at Her Majesty's Theatre.

On Monday evening at Elder Hall, His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Scarce, as guests of the Adelaide Festival Corporation, attended the Adelaide Writers' Week program session of War Stories with authors Kevin Powers, Tatjana Soli and Madeleine Thien.

On Sunday morning in the grounds of Government House, His Excellency the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Scarce, addressed the guests at the Writers' Week Booklovers' Breakfast hosted by The Independent Arts Foundation (SA).

In the afternoon the Governor attended the Clipsal 500 Adelaide V8 Supercar Race, as a guest of The Honourable Jay Weatherill MP, Premier of South Australia, at the South Australia Suite, Victoria Park Race Circuit.

Also in the afternoon at Hackney Hotel, Mrs Scarce, as patron, attended a luncheon in celebration of the 59th Birthday of the formation of The Naval Association of Australia - South Australian Section - WRANS Sub Section.

In the evening the Governor and Mrs Scarce, as guests of the Adelaide Festival Corporation, attended the performance of ‘The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart' at The German Club in Adelaide.

On Friday morning at Government House His Excellency the Governor received Mr Andrew Fletcher, Chief Executive, Defence SA.

Also in the morning, Mrs Scarce attended the 2013 World Day of Prayer Service at St Francis Xavier Cathedral.

In the evening the Governor and Mrs Scarce, as guests of the Adelaide Festival Corporation, attended the opening cocktail reception of the 2013 Adelaide Festival at the Adelaide Festival Centre, followed by the performance of ‘6000 miles away' in the Festival Theatre.

Afterwards at Elder Park, the Governor and Mrs Scarce attended the Adelaide Festival Opening Concert with Neil Finn and Paul Kelly, followed by a visit to Barrio on the Hajek Plaza.

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

Later the Governor received The Honourable Dr Lynn Arnold AO and His Worship the Mayor of the City of Unley, Mr Lachlan Clyne.

In the afternoon the Governor received Mr Hieu Van Le AO, Lieutenant Governor of South Australia.

In the evening at the Adelaide Convention Centre, the Governor and Mrs Scarce attended the Premier's Adelaide Reception - A Celebration of Events in and around March, hosted by The Honourable Jay Weatherill MP, Premier of South Australia.

Afterwards at the Norwood Concert Hall, the Governor and Mrs Scarce, as guests of Brink Productions Ltd, attended the opening night performance of ‘Thursday'.

On Wednesday morning at Government House His Excellency the Governor received The Honourable Michael Atkinson MP, Speaker of the House of Assembly.

Later the Governor, as chief patron, officially opened the scosa Wynn Vale Hub.

In the evening at Government House the Governor, as patron of Group Training Australia (SA), and Mrs Scarce hosted a reception for the announcement of the 2012 SA Group Training Awards.

Afterwards the Governor and Mrs Scarce, as guests of Engineers Australia - South Australia Division, attended the annual Sir Eric Neal Address and dinner at the Sebel Playford.

On Tuesday afternoon, as a guest of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, His Excellency the Governor addressed the Aboriginal Employment Professional Services Industry Cluster luncheon at Westpac House, Adelaide.

On Monday evening His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Scarce hosted a reception to thank volunteers of the South Australian Museum.

On Friday morning at Government House His Excellency the Governor received Ms Carla Sofia Cansado De Azevedo Batalha, Consul-General of Portugal.

In the afternoon, the Governor received Mr Raymond Spencer, Chairman, and Mr Darren Thomas, Member of the Economic Development Board of South Australia.

In the evening His Excellency the Governor, as patron of Special Olympics South Australia, accompanied by Mrs Scarce, presented the organisation's 2012 awards at a dinner at the Adelaide Pavilion.

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

Later at the University of South Australia, His Excellency the Governor attended the China-Australia Centre for Sustainable Urban Development Symposium and Launch.

In the evening at Government House His Excellency the Governor, as patron of The Leaders Institute of South Australia, and Mrs Scarce, hosted a reception to launch the 2013 Governor's Leadership Foundation Program.

On Wednesday morning His Excellency the Governor met with Mr Andrew Fletcher, Chief Executive, Defence SA.

In the afternoon at Government House, the Governor received Mr Graham Coates, President, Mr Chris Bates, Chief Commissioner, and Mr Dan Ryan, Chief Executive Officer of Scouts Australia - South Australian Branch.

Later His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Scarce hosted a reception to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the South Australian German Exchange Program.

On Tuesday morning at Government House, His Excellency the Governor received The Honourable Jay Weatherill MP, Premier of South Australia and The Honourable John Rau MP, Deputy Premier.

Afterwards His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Scarce hosted a reception in the grounds of Government House to present the Governor's Multicultural Awards.

Later at Government House, the Governor and Mrs Scarce hosted a luncheon. Guests included Mr Hieu Van Le AO, Lieutenant Governor of South Australia, and Mrs Lan Le.

In the afternoon at the Adelaide Town Hall, His Excellency the Governor attended the launch of the ANZ Innovyz START Accelerator Program for Summer 2013.

On Monday evening His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Scarce hosted a dinner at Government House. Guests included The Most Reverend Dr Jeffrey Driver, Archbishop of Adelaide, Anglican Church of Australia - Diocese of Adelaide and Mrs Lindy Driver, and Mr Alan Smith, Director, State Library of South Australia, and Mr Daryl Anderson.

On Sunday morning the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Scarce, who is patron South Australian Women's Memorial Playing Fields Trust, addressed the gathering at the 2013 Bangka Day Memorial Service at May Mills Pavilion, St Marys. The Governor and Mrs Scarce placed a wreath and tribute as part of the Service and Mrs Scarce presented grants to sporting groups.

On Saturday afternoon His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Scarce, as guests of Chinatown Adelaide of South Australia, attended the street party held in the Chinatown district to celebrate the 2013 Lunar New Year of the Snake.

In the evening the Governor, as patron of Athletics South Australia, and Mrs Scarce watched competition during the Adelaide Track Classic at Santos Stadium.

On Friday morning at Government House His Excellency the Governor received Mr Thomas Young, Honorary Consul of the Republic of Mauritius.

Later the Governor received Mr John Vrodos, Captain and Mr Tom McNeil, Vice-Captain of St Peter's College.

In the evening at Government House the Governor and Mrs Scarce hosted a dinner. Guests included Mr Don Totino OAM, Managing Director of Festival City Wines & Spirits Pty Ltd and Mrs Connie Totino; Mr Steve Maglieri, Proprietor of Serafino Wines and Mrs Letizia Maglieri, and Mr Francesco Totino.