Vice-Regal News

On Tuesday afternoon in London, His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le were received by Her Majesty The Queen at Buckingham Palace.

On Monday His Excellency the Governor continued his official visit and returned to London.

In the afternoon the Governor met with The Honourable Mike Rann AC.

During the day community volunteers toured Government House.

On Sunday morning in Paris, His Excellency the Governor met with His Excellency Mr Stephen Brady AO CVO, Australian Ambassador to France and Mr George Mina, Deputy Head of Mission, Australian Embassy, Paris.

In the evening at the Cercle National des Armées, the Governor attended a South Australian Defence reception, followed by a South Australian Gala dinner.

On Friday in Oxford, His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le met with South Australian Rhodes Scholars and attended a luncheon at Rhodes House, Oxford University.

On Thursday morning at Government House, Her Excellency Professor Brenda Wilson, as Governor’s Deputy, presided over a meeting of the Executive Council.

On Thursday afternoon in London, His Excellency the Governor attended a Sample South Australia luncheon.

Afterwards at Australia House, the Governor met with His Excellency the Honourable Alexander Downer AC, Australian High Commissioner.

In the evening at the Reform Club, the Governor addressed the guests at a reception for the South Australia Club London Chapter.  Later the Governor and Mrs Le attended a dinner hosted by Mr Bill Muirhead AM, Agent-General for South Australia.

On Wednesday morning at the State Administration Centre, Her Excellency Professor Brenda Wilson, as Governor’s Deputy, presided over a meeting of the Executive Council.

On Wednesday His Excellency the Governor departed China for the United Kingdom.

On Tuesday morning His Excellency the Governor continued his official visit to Shanghai, China and addressed the guests at a meeting hosted by the Australian Chamber of Commerce Shanghai.

Later the Governor met with Mr Yin Chen, Vice-Mayor, Shanghai.

In the afternoon the Governor attended a luncheon hosted by Mr Wenlai Zhang, Principal, Qian Huang International School.

Later the Governor addressed the guests at a reception for the StudyAdelaide Student Ambassador program to promote South Australian education.

In the evening the Governor addressed the guests at a dinner for the South Australia Club.

During the day community volunteers toured Government House.

On Monday morning His Excellency the Governor continued his official visit to Shanghai, China and met with Mr Xiaoxian Deng, Shanghai International Culture Association.

In the afternoon the Governor attended a luncheon hosted by Mr Guojie Gui, President, Shanghai CRED.

Afterwards, the Governor met with Mr Graeme Meehan, Australian Consul-General in Shanghai.

In the evening the Governor attended a dinner hosted by Mr Michael Clifton, Senior Trade Commissioner, Austrade.

During the day community volunteers toured Government House.

On Sunday morning His Excellency the Governor departed Adelaide for Shanghai, China.

The Governor has appointed Lieutenant Governor, Professor Brenda Wilson, to be Governor’s Deputy from Sunday 9th October until the morning of Friday 14th October 2016, and The Honourable Chief Justice Chris Kourakis has been appointed Governor’s Deputy from the morning of Friday 14th October until Sunday 23rd October 2016.

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

Later at Adelaide Airport, the Governor met with Western Australian State Emergency Service crews to acknowledge their effort and assistance during the extreme weather events that occurred across the State over the past week.

On Wednesday morning His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le travelled to Mount Barker, Oakbank, Hahndorf and the Adelaide Hills in order to meet with community members, State Emergency Service, Country Fire Service and the South Australia Police responding to the consequences of the extreme weather events that occurred across the State over recent days.

On Tuesday His Excellency the Governor travelled to Two Wells and surrounding areas in order to meet with community members, State Emergency Service and volunteers responding to the consequences of the extreme weather events that occurred across the State over recent days.

In the morning at Government House, Mrs Le hosted a morning tea for members of the Ring Masters Office, Royal Adelaide Show.

In the afternoon the Governor presided over a meeting of the Executive Council.

In the evening the Governor, as Honorary Member of The Lions Club of the City of Adelaide, and Mrs Le hosted a reception for the presentation of the 2016 Lions Children of Courage Awards.

On Tuesday His Excellency the Governor travelled to Two Wells and surrounding areas in order to meet with community members, State Emergency Service and volunteers responding to the consequences of the extreme weather events that occurred across the State over recent days.

In the morning at Government House, Mrs Le hosted a morning tea for members of the Ring Masters Office, Royal Adelaide Show.

In the afternoon the Governor presided over a meeting of the Executive Council.

In the evening the Governor, as Honorary Member of The Lions Club of the City of Adelaide, and Mrs Le hosted a reception for the presentation of the 2016 Lions Children of Courage Awards.

On Saturday morning at Findon, His Excellency the Governor addressed the gathering at the 35th anniversary celebration of the Overseas Chinese Association of South Australia.

Later at Pulteney Grammar School, the Governor, as patron of Archery South Australia, officially opened the 2016 National Archery Championships.

On Friday afternoon at the Sir Samuel Way Building, Victoria Square, His Excellency the Governor attended a luncheon with Judges of the District Court of South Australia.

In the evening at the Adelaide Town Hall, the Governor, as a guest of the Embassy of France, attended the Legion of Honour Award ceremony. 

Afterwards, the Governor addressed the guests at the 2016 Asia in SA banquet.

On Friday morning at Morphettville, Mrs Le officially opened the annual exhibition of the Quilters’ Guild of South Australia.

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

Afterwards the Governor received members of the Australia-Korea Foundation.

Later, the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, placed a wreath at the National Police Remembrance Day memorial service at the South Australia Police Academy, Taperoo.

In the afternoon the Governor and Mrs Le hosted a luncheon for His Excellency Mr Kyoung-ha Woo, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea and Mrs Jinah Lee. Guests included Mr Yoonjoo Park and Mr Sunghyuk Yoon, Counsellors, Embassy of the Republic of Korea, Rev Dr John Kyoungsoo Oh, Principal, Adelaide Korean School, and Mr Wonho Chong, President, Korean Australia Friendship Association.

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

Afterwards, at the Adelaide Festival Centre, the Governor delivered the keynote address at the Association of Asia Pacific Performing Arts Centre conference.

Later at Government House, the Governor received the Honourable Russell Wortley MLC, President of the Legislative Council.

In the afternoon at Adelaide Oval, the Governor, as patron of Active Ageing Australia, addressed the guests and presented awards at the Celebrate Age awards ceremony.

On Tuesday evening at Government House, His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le hosted a reception to welcome delegates attending the Association of Asia Pacific Performing Arts Centre conference.

On Monday morning at Government House, His Excellency the Governor, as patron, received Mr Colin Dunsford AM, Chair, and Ms Marianne Stacy, Chief Executive Officer, Leaders Institute of South Australia.

In the evening in Gawler, the Governor addressed the members attending the combined meeting of Rotary Club Gawler and Rotary Club Gawler Light.

On Sunday afternoon the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, as guests of the Australian Indonesian Association of South Australia, addressed the gathering at the official opening ceremony of INDOfest-Adelaide.

Later, the Governor, as patron of the South Australian National Football League, attended the SANFL Grand Final luncheon and match at Adelaide Oval.

On Saturday morning at the Adelaide Convention Centre, His Excellency the Governor addressed the delegates at the official opening of the 2016 Asia Pacific Space Designers Alliance Congress.

In the afternoon at Riverton, the Governor unveiled a sculpture by Mr Robert Hannaford, to acknowledge the Ngadjuri heritage.

In the evening at Elder Park, the Governor attended a reception hosted by the Premier of South Australia for Singapore and South Australia: friends and partners in prosperity, on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the OzAsia Festival.

Afterwards in Tusmore, the Governor addressed the gathering at the 40th anniversary of the founding of the Austral-Asian Community Church.

On Friday morning at Government House, His Excellency the Governor, as patron, and Mrs Le hosted a reception for the 2016 OzAsia Festival.

In the afternoon the Governor and Mrs Le hosted a luncheon. Guests included Dr Wilfred Wong, Chair, Hong Kong Arts Development Council and Mrs Hayley Wong, Dr Johnnie To, Film-maker, and Mrs Paulina To and Mr Douglas Gautier, Chief Executive Officer and Artistic Director, Adelaide Festival Centre, and Ms Carmen Chan.

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

In the evening at the Adelaide Festival Centre, the Governor, as patron, officially opened the 2016 OzAsia Festival.

On Wednesday His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le continued with their regional visit of Port Augusta.

In the morning the Governor and Mrs Le visited Stirling North Primary School and met with students and teachers.  Later, the Governor and Mrs Le undertook an industry visit of Sundrop Farms before returning to Adelaide.

In the evening at Government House the Governor and Mrs Le hosted a reception for Year 12 students representing their schools from across the state.

On Tuesday afternoon His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le departed Adelaide for a regional visit to Port Augusta.

Later the Governor and Mrs Le visited Gladstone Square War Memorial.  During a service of remembrance, His Excellency laid a wreath. 

Afterwards the Governor and Mrs Le toured the facilities and met with staff at the Central Oval Community Sporting Hub before receiving a presentation and tour of the Arid Lands Botanic Garden.

In the evening at the Sandpipe restaurant, the Governor and Mrs Le attended a dinner hosted by Mr Sam Johnson, His Worship the Mayor, Port Augusta City Council.

During the day students from Kilkenny Primary School toured Government House.

On Monday evening at Government House, the Governor and Mrs Le hosted a reception for Year 12 students representing their schools from across the state.

On Sunday afternoon at the Adelaide Showground, the Governor, as a guest of the Islamic Information Centre of South Australia, attended the Adelaide Multicultural Eid Festival.

In the evening at the Adelaide Festival Centre, the Governor, as patron of the OzAsia Festival, and accompanied by Mrs Le, addressed the guests at the Moon Lantern Festival event.

On Saturday morning at the War Memorial Gardens, Hilton, His Excellency the Governor, as patron of the National Malaya and Borneo Veterans Association Australia (SA & NT Branch), laid a wreath at a commemoration service.

On Friday afternoon in the grounds of Government House, His Excellency the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, presided over a Australian Citizenship ceremony.

In the evening in Torrensville, the Governor, as a guest of the African Communities Council of South Australia, officially opened the Unmasked African Festival.

During the day students of Clare Primary School toured Government House.

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

Later at Government House, the Governor received Mr Tim Graham, Executive Director, JusticeNet SA.

In the afternoon at the Adelaide Pavilion, the Governor, as patron, and Mrs Le attended the Adelaide Legacy luncheon.

In the evening at Government House, the Governor and Mrs Le hosted a reception to acknowledge the 30th anniversary of Make-A-Wish Australia in South Australia.