Vice-Regal News

On Saturday morning at the Community Kitchen, Adelaide Central Market, His Excellency the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, cut the cake at the 150th anniversary celebration of the Adelaide Central Market.

In the evening at the Hilton Adelaide, the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, addressed the guests and presented awards at the Chinatown Adelaide Lunar New Year celebration.

Afterwards at Klemzig, the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, addressed the guests at the Lunar New Year celebration hosted by the Malaysia Club of South Australia.

On Friday morning at the South Australian Museum, His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le toured the Parasites: Life Undercover exhibition.

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

Also in the morning at Government House, Mrs Le hosted a morning tea for volunteers from the Australian Red Cross, South Australia Division.

On Wednesday morning at Government House, His Excellency the Governor received Ms Katharine Short, President, Churchill Fellows Association of South Australia.

On Tuesday morning at Government House, His Excellency the Governor received Mr Bret Walker SC, Royal Commissioner and Mr Richard Beasley SC, Senior Counsel Assisting, Murray-Darling Basin Royal Commission.

Also in the morning, Mrs Le hosted a morning tea for members of the Returned and Services League of Australia, Loxton Sub-Branch.

On Saturday morning at Elder Park, His Excellency the Governor attended the Australia Day Smoking Ceremony organised by the Australia Day Council of South Australia.

Later at Walkerville, the Governor presented the 2019 Community Event of the Year Award and citizenship certificates at a ceremony organised by The Corporation of the Town of Walkerville.

In the evening at Elder Park, the Governor and Mrs Le attended the Australia Day in the City Parade organised by the Australia Day Council of South Australia.

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

In the afternoon at Government House, the Governor received Her Excellency Mrs Menna Rawlings CMG, British High Commissioner to Australia; Mr Chris Holtby OBE,  Consul-General, British Consulate-General in Melbourne; Mr Ian Smith AM, British Honorary Consul in Adelaide; and Mr Nigel Stewart, SEA 5000 Managing Director, BAE Systems, followed by a luncheon.

Afterwards the Governor and Mrs Le visited some elderly people in their homes to enquire how they were  coping with the heat.

On Wednesday evening at the Brighton Surf Life Saving Clubrooms, His Excellency the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, officially opened the 2019 Brighton Jetty Sculptures Exhibition organised by the Brighton Jetty Sculptures Committee.

On Tuesday morning at Government House, His Excellency the Governor received Mr George Psiachas, Consul-General of Greece, Adelaide.

In the afternoon the Governor received Mr Raymond Spencer, Chair, and Professor Steve Wesselingh, Executive Director, South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute, followed by a luncheon which included Board Members.

On Monday evening in the grounds of Government House, His Excellency the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, addressed the guests and presented awards at the Australia Day Awards ceremony organised by Australia Day Council of South Australia.

On Saturday afternoon at Oaklands Park, His Excellency the Governor presented awards at the 2019 South Australian Swimming Championships Hall of Fame Induction.

In the evening at the Adelaide Convention Centre, the Governor attended the 2019 Santos Tour Down Under Legends’ Night function.

On Friday afternoon at Athelstone, His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le observed the Santos Tour Down Under 2019 Stage 4 Finish.

In the evening at Legacy House, Adelaide, the Governor addressed the guests at a reception hosted by the Legacy Club of South Australia and Broken Hill to thank supporters of the 2018 Tour de Legacy.

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

In the afternoon at Uraidla, the Governor and Mrs Le observed the Santos Tour Down Under 2019 Stage 3 Finish, and afterwards the Governor presented a trophy to the winner.

In the evening at the Adelaide Convention Centre, the Governor and Mrs Le attended a Chinese New Year celebration hosted by The Honourable Steven Marshall MP, Premier of South Australia and Ms He Lanjing, Consul-General of the People’s Republic of China.

On Tuesday morning at Government House, Mrs Le hosted a morning tea for members of the Broughton Plains Heritage Society followed by a tour.

On Sunday afternoon in Adelaide, the Governor and Mrs Le attended the 2019 Santos Tour Down Under Classic events organised by the University of South Australia and by the South Australian Tourism Commission.

On Saturday evening at Semaphore, His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le attended the 40th annual Semaphore Greek Cultural Festival hosted by the Greek Orthodox Community of the Nativity of Christ Port Adelaide.

Afterwards at the Adelaide Festival Centre, the Governor and Mrs Le attended the 2019 Adelaide French Festival Dinner ‘Bon Vivant’.

On Thursday afternoon at the Echunga Police Training Reserve, Jupiter Creek, His Excellency the Governor addressed the students participating in the South Australia Police Youth Leadership Camp.

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

On Sunday afternoon at the Glenelg Beach Jetty, His Excellency the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, participated in the Blessing of the Waters Ceremony of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia – South Australia and Northern Territory Branch.

Later at Henley Beach Square, the Governor and Mrs Le attended a function followed by the Blessing of the Waters Ceremony of the Greek Orthodox Community of South Australia

On Friday evening at Tailem Bend, His Excellency the Governor, who is Chief Scout of Scouts Australia, South Australian Branch, accompanied by Mrs Le, officially opened the 25th Australian Scout Jamboree.

On Friday morning at the Old Gum Tree Reserve Glenelg North, His Excellency the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, read the Proclamation of South Australia and addressed the gathering at the South Australian Proclamation Day commemoration and community celebration.

On Sunday morning at Cowell Lutheran Church, the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, attended Mass and addressed the congregation, before returning to Adelaide in the evening.

On Saturday morning His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le departed for a regional visit to Cowell.

In the afternoon the Governor and Mrs Le accompanied His Worship the Mayor of the District Council of Franklin Harbour Mr Robert Walsh on visits to drought affected farms.

In the evening at Our Lady Star of the Sea, Catholic Church, the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, attended Mass and addressed the congregation.

Afterwards at Cowell Commercial Hotel, the Governor and Mrs Le hosted His Worship the Mayor of the District Council of Franklin Harbour Mr Robert Walsh and Mrs Jan Walsh; Mr Chris Smith, Chief Executive Officer, District Council of Franklin Harbour and Mrs Jen Smith; Monsignor Paul Quirk; and Mr Carl Jaeschke, Cowell Lutheran Church and Mrs Jess Jaeschke.

On Friday morning at Government House, His Excellency the Governor received Ms Flavia Tata Nardini, Chief Executive Officer, Fleet Space Technologies.

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

On Monday afternoon at Government House, His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le received

His Excellency Mr Breandán Ó Caollaí, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ireland, and Ms Carmel Callan; Dr Fidelma Breen, Vice-President, Irish Australian Chamber of Commerce - SA Chapter and Mrs Carmel Cunningham, President, Irish Australian Association - Adelaide.

Later the Governor convened the selection process for the Governor’s South Australian Certificate of Education Commendation.

In the evening the Governor and Mrs Le hosted a reception to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Young Adelaide Voice.

Later the Governor and Mrs Le hosted a dinner for Professor Brenda Wilson, Lieutenant Governor of South Australia and Dr Kym Bannister; The Honourable Andrew McLachlan CSC MLC, President of the Legislative Council and Mrs Marcia McLachlan and The Honourable Vincent Tarzia MP, Speaker of the House of Assembly and Ms Charissa Tarzia.

On Sunday afternoon at Edwardstown, the Governor and Mrs Le attended the Vietnam Veterans’ Association of Australia, South Australia Branch Christmas celebrations.

On Saturday evening at Elder Park, His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le attended the QBE Insurance Australia 2018 Carols by Candlelight in support of Novita Children’s Services.

On Friday afternoon at Marion, His Excellency the Governor officially opened the new veterans hub ‘The Yerbury Centre’ and attended the Christmas celebrations of the Vietnam Veterans’ Federation South Australian Branch.

In the evening at Government House, the Governor and Mrs Le hosted a dinner for the Governor’s Honorary Aides-de-Camp in appreciation of the contribution made by them to the office of the Governor in 2018.

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

Later at Government House, the Governor received Ms He Lanjing, Consul-General of the People’s Republic of China; Mr Zhang Muxing, Deputy Consul-General and Ms Xin Chen, Vice Consul, Consulate-General of the People’s Republic of China.

In the evening at Hawthorn, the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, presented awards at the Lions Medical Research Foundation annual awards ceremony.