Vice-Regal News

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

In the afternoon at the Adelaide Oval, the Governor attended the 2019 Don’t Forget Me Cobber function hosted by the Virtual War Memorial Australia.

In the evening the Governor departed for a Vice Regal regional visit to Whyalla.

The Governor has appointed Professor Brenda Wilson AM to be Governor’s Deputy from the evening of Thursday 8th August until Friday 9th August 2019.

The grounds of Government House will be open to the public on Sunday 11th & 18th August 2019 from 1pm to 4pm to view The Governor's Sculptural Garden on display as part of the SALA Festival.  All are welcome and there is no admission charge.

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

In the afternoon at the Adelaide Festival Centre, the Governor addressed the guests at a function with Malaysian Community Leaders.

The grounds of Government House will be open to the public on Sunday 11th & 18th August 2019 from 1pm to 4pm to view The Governor's Sculptural Garden on display as part of the SALA Festival.  All are welcome and there is no admission charge.

On Tuesday at Government House, His Excellency the Governor hosted an afternoon tea for Mr Andrew Toh, President, and committee members of the Singapore Business and Social Association (SA).

In the evening at the Adelaide Festival Centre, the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, addressed the guests at the 2019 OzAsia Festival program launch.

Afterwards at the Adelaide Town Hall, the Governor and Mrs Le attended a function hosted by The Honourable Steven Marshall MP, Premier of South Australia, to commemorate 125 years of women’s suffrage in South Australia.

On Sunday afternoon the Governor returned to Adelaide.

In the evening at Unley, the Governor presented awards and officially opened the Adelaide Potters’ Club’s South Australian Living Artists (SALA) exhibition.

On Saturday morning His Excellency the Governor departed for Minlaton to participate in celebratory events organised by the Captain Harry Butler 100th Anniversary Committee to mark the first airmail flight over water in the southern hemisphere.

In the afternoon in Minlaton, the Governor met with His Worship the Mayor of the Yorke Peninsula Council, Mr Darren Braund; and afterwards addressed the guests at a ceremony for the unveiling of an interpretive sign and plaque dedicated to Captain Butler’s plane.

Later the Governor toured the Minlaton National Trust Museum; followed by a walking tour of the town including the Aviation and Motor Garage, Mural, War Memorial, Statue and Memorial Hangar.

In the evening at the Minlaton Golf Club, the Governor attended a function hosted by Mayor Braund; followed by a celebratory function at the Minlaton Town Hall.

On Friday afternoon at the District Court of South Australia, His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le attended a function in the Judges’ Common Room.

In the evening at Seaton, the Governor attended a function hosted by The Royal Adelaide Golf Club.

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 awards to participants of the Ice Factor Program

On Wednesday morning at Government House, His Excellency the Governor received Mr Peter Treloar MP, Deputy Speaker of the House of Assembly.

Also in the morning in Adelaide, Mrs Le toured the facilities at Catherine House Women’s Centre and met with staff and clients.

In the afternoon at Government House, the Governor and Mrs Le received Ms Margaret Worth, recipient of the inaugural Government House Arts Residency, and Mr William Marsh; Mr Steve Saffell, Chief Executive Officer, and Ms Lauren Mustillo, Visual Arts Program Manager, Country Arts SA; and Ms Jennifer Layther, Director, Arts SA, followed by a luncheon.

The grounds of Government House will be open to the public on Sunday 11th & 18th August 2019 from 1pm to 4pm to view The Governor's Sculptural Garden on display as part of the SALA Festival.  All are welcome and there is no admission charge.

During the day members of the Current Affairs Club of West Lakes Shore and students from Modbury High School’s International Student Languages Program toured Government House.

On Tuesday morning in Adelaide, His Excellency the Governor participated in a sitting for a portrait as part of the Royal South Australian Society of Arts and South Australian Living Artists Prize Exhibition.

Also in the morning at Government House, Mrs Le hosted a morning tea for Mr Peter Williams, Chairman, and Ms Sharyn Roberts, Chief Executive Officer, Virtual War Memorial Australia.

In the evening the Governor and Mrs Le hosted a reception to celebrate 45 years of the Multicultural Communities Council of South Australia.

On Monday evening at the University of Adelaide, His Excellency the Governor addressed the guests and presented awards at the 2019 South Australian Young Tall Poppy Science Awards evening hosted by the Australian Institute of Policy and Science.

On Sunday morning at Saint Ignatius Church, Norwood, His Excellency the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, delivered a reading at a sesquicentenary mass and celebration of the Patron Saint, Ignatius Loyola.

On Friday morning, Mrs Le attended at morning tea hosted by Dr Jessa Rogers and Dr Areti Metuamate.

In the evening at the Woodville Town Hall, His Excellency the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, officially opened the 2019 Adelaide White Ribbon Night.

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

On Wednesday morning, His Excellency the Governor undertook an industry visit to Myriota Pty Ltd and Lot Fourteen (Renewal SA) where he toured the facilities, received a briefing on operations and met with staff.

In the afternoon at Government House the Governor and Mrs Le hosted a reception to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of PISA and its relaunch as ‘Nonna’s Cucina’.

In the afternoon at Government House Mrs Le hosted an afternoon tea for the President, Immediate Past President and Committee Members of The Navy League of Australia – South Australian Division.

On Sunday afternoon at the SA Aquatic and Leisure Centre, Oaklands Park, the Governor presented awards at the 2019 Short Course Championships Closing Ceremony hosted by SwimmingSA.

On Saturday afternoon at Victor Harbor, His Excellency the Governor unveiled a plaque and officially opened the Women’s and Children’s Hospital Foundation Beach House, followed by a tour.

In the evening at the Adelaide Convention Centre, the Governor attended the 150th anniversary gala event of Prince Alfred College.

Also in the evening at the Adelaide Oval, Mrs Le addressed the guests at the Cystic Fibrosis South Australia 65 Roses Ball.

On Friday morning at Government House, Mrs Le hosted a morning tea for members of The Embroiderers’ Guild of South Australia.

In the evening at the South Australian School of Art Gallery, University of South Australia, His Excellency the Governor addressed the guests at the launch of Mr Daniel Connell’s SALA exhibition Encounter and Obligation.

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

In the afternoon at Government House, the Governor and Mrs Le hosted an afternoon tea for Mr Malcolm McInerney, Manager, 2019 Premier’s ANZAC Spirit School Prize and Ms Sarah Rowntree, Artist, Learning Improvement Division, Department for Education.

During the day Senior Cadets from the Australian Army Cadets, South Australia toured Government House as part of their Leadership Course.

On Wednesday morning, His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le toured the Triumph and Tragedy: Catherine, the Romanovs and Fabergé exhibition at The David Roche Foundation, North Adelaide.

On Tuesday morning at the New Venture Institute in Tonsley, His Excellency the Governor undertook an industry visit to Lateral Vision where he toured the facility, received a briefing on operations and met with staff.

In the afternoon at Government House, the Governor and Mrs Le hosted a reception to welcome participants of the 2019 Youth Parliament Program.

On Sunday in Redhill, as part of the 150 year celebrations of the Township of Redhill organised by the Redhill Development Association, His Excellency the Governor viewed stalls at Mortimer Park and afterwards, at Redhill Football Oval, addressed the gathering and unveiled a plaque at the official opening of the celebrations, viewed exhibits and participated in the judging of a competition.

In the evening at Bowden, the Governor and Mrs Le attended a celebration of Bastille Day hosted by the Consulate of France.

On Friday afternoon at the Adelaide Convention Centre, His Excellency the Governor attended a function hosted by the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia (South Australia and Northern Territory).

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

In the afternoon at the Naval, Military and Air Force Club, the Governor and Mrs Le attended the 97th Birthday celebrations of the Lyceum Club (Adelaide).

In the evening at Government House, the Governor and Mrs Le hosted a reception to celebrate Zonta’s Centenary Anniversary.

Afterwards at Outer Harbor, the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, addressed the guests at the Royal President’s function hosted by the Royal South Australian Yacht Squadron.

On Wednesday afternoon at Government House, Mrs Le hosted an afternoon tea for members of the RAAF Association (SA Division).

In the evening at Adelaide Oval, His Excellency the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, addressed the guests at the US Independence Day celebration hosted by Mr Michael Kleine, Consul-General of the United States of America.

On Tuesday afternoon at Government House, His Excellency the Governor received Mr Paul Edington, Chief Executive Officer, SYC.

On Monday morning, members of the Para Districts National Servicemen’s Association toured Government House.

On Sunday morning in Kent Town, the Governor and Mrs Le attended the Tartan Sunday Service hosted by Wesley Uniting Church Kent Town.

Afterwards, in Goolwa, the Governor officially launched the 2019 Edition of the Sand Writers’ Journal ‘Speak Out’.

On Saturday morning at Torrens Parade Ground, His Excellency the Governor officially opened the Returned and Services League of Australia (South Australia) Sub-Branch conference and presented the ANZAC of the Year award.

In the afternoon, at Adelaide Oval, the Governor and Mrs Le attended the SANFL Chairman’s function and watched the match between Adelaide and Port Adelaide.

In the evening at the Lion Arts Centre, the Governor attended the Nexus Live Show ‘Harvest’ hosted by Nexus Arts.

On Friday morning at Ayers House, His Excellency the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, addressed the gathering and presented awards at the Premier’s ANZAC Spirit School Prize.

In the morning at the Adelaide Showground, Mrs Le presented awards at the official opening of the Festival of Quilts hosted by the Quilters’ Guild of South Australia.