Vice-Regal News

On Monday morning at Glenelg, His Excellency the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, addressed the gathering and presented the Australia Day Awards at the City of Holdfast Bay Australia Day Celebrations and Citizenship Ceremony.

Afterwards the Governor, as patron of the Order of Australia Association - South Australian Branch, accompanied by Mrs Le, addressed the guests at the Australia Day Multi Faith Celebration at Bonython Hall.

In the evening at Elder Park, the Governor as patron-in-chief of the Australia Day Council of South Australia, accompanied by Mrs Le, viewed the Australia Day Parade and participated in the Australia Day in the City celebrations.

On Sunday afternoon His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le, as guests of Events South Australia, attended the Santos Tour Down Under Be Safe Be Seen MAC Stage 6 along King William Road.

On Saturday evening His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le, as guests of Events South Australia, attended the 2015 Santos Tour Down Under Legends’ Night Dinner at the Adelaide Convention Centre.

In the evening in the grounds of Government House, His Excellency the Governor, as patron-in-chief of the Australia Day Council of South Australia, accompanied by Mrs Le, addressed the guests and presented awards at a ceremony for the 2015 Australia Day Awards.

Afterwards the Governor and Mrs Le hosted a dinner for Ms Adriana Christopoulos, Chair, Australia Day Council of South Australia and Mr Andy Patupas, and Mr Norman Schueler, Deputy Chair, and Mrs Carol Schueler.

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

Afterwards, the Governor received Commander Alan Williams ADC RAN and Commander Patrick O’Brien ADC RAN, the finishing and incoming Commanding Officers of the South Australian Navy Headquarters, Royal Australian Navy.

On Wednesday morning at Government House, His Excellency the Governor received Mr David Gordge, South Australia State Director, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

In the afternoon at Stirling, the Governor and Mrs Le, as guests of the Adelaide Hills Council, observed the Santos Tour Down Under 2015 Stage 2 Finish in Stirling and presented the stage winner's trophy.

On Tuesday afternoon at Athelstone, His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le, as guests of Campbelltown City Council, observed the Santos Tour Down Under Stage 1 Finish.

Afterwards, the Governor, as patron of SwimmingSA, and accompanied by Mrs Le, opened the 2015 State Long Course Age and Club Relay Championships at the SA Aquatic and Leisure Centre, Oaklands Park.

On Sunday evening His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le, as guests of Events South Australia, viewed the 2015 Santos Tour Down Under People's Choice Classic at Rymill Park, Adelaide.

On Saturday evening at the Semaphore Foreshore, His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le, as guests of the Greek Orthodox Community of the Nativity of Christ Port Adelaide, attended the 36th Annual Semaphore Greek Cultural Festival.

On Friday morning at Government House, His Excellency the Governor received Dr Christine Rothauser, Acting Honorary Consul of France, and signed a book of condolence for those affected by the recent terrorist violence in France.

In the afternoon the Governor, as patron-in-chief of the Australia Day Council of South Australia, and Mrs Le attended the Australia Day Luncheon at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre.

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

In the afternoon at the Echunga Police Training Reserve, the Governor addressed participants at the South Australia Police STAR Group 2015 Youth Leadership Camp.

On Wednesday afternoon at Government House, His Excellency the Governor received Mr Kym Winter-Dewhirst, Chief Executive, Department of the Premier and Cabinet.

On Monday morning at the Woodhouse Activity Centre, His Excellency the Governor, as Chief Scout, and accompanied by Mrs Le, observed activities and met with Scouts attending the Scouts Australia - South Australian Branch 16th Australian Venture ‘AV2015’, followed by morning tea.

On Sunday morning His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le, as guests of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia, attended the Blessing of the Waters Ceremony at the Glenelg Beach Jetty.

Afterwards, the Governor and Mrs Le, as guests of Greek Orthodox Community of South Australia, attended the Blessing of the Waters at Henley Beach Square.

On Wednesday morning His Excellency the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, visited the Volunteering SA&NT Volunteer Registration Centre in Adelaide, where they met with telephone operators and saw the volunteer registration helpline in action, during the bushfire recovery effort.

On Tuesday morning His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le travelled to One Tree Hill in order to meet with members of the Country Fire Service and volunteers responding to the recent bushfires.