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

The Vice‑Regal program has been adjusted to take account of the public health situation, resulting in the postponement or cancellation of most engagements. 

On Monday morning at Government House, His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le hosted a morning tea for the Asbestos Diseases Society of South Australia, where His Excellency was presented with a Patronage plaque.

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

On Saturday evening at the Naval, Military and Air Force Club, His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le attended a farewell function hosted in their honour by the Governor’s current and former Honorary Aides-de-Camp and Official Secretaries.

On Friday morning at Government House, His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le hosted a morning tea for the Multicultural Communities Council of SA.

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

In the afternoon at Government House, Mrs Le received Mr Stephen Walker, Chief Executive Office; Ms Amy Bredon, Foundation Director; and Ms Hayley Pryzibilla, Foundation Administration and Communications Co-ordinator, St Andrew's Hospital Foundation.

On Tuesday morning at the Adelaide Zoo, His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le attended a function followed by a tree planting ceremony hosted by the Royal Zoological Society of SA to thank His Excellency for his patronage.

Later at Government House, Mrs Le hosted a morning tea for Palliative Care South Australia.

In the evening the Governor and Mrs Le received Professor Brenda Wilson AM, Lieutenant Governor of South Australia and Dr Kym Bannister, and The Honourable Chief Justice Chris Kourakis, Chief Justice, Supreme Court of South Australia, followed by a dinner.

On Monday evening at Her Majesty’s Theatre, His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le attended the Ian and Pamela Wall Gallery and Pickard Terrace Official Opening Ceremony organised by the Adelaide Festival Centre Foundation, followed by a tour of the ‘Making of the Maj’ exhibition.

During the day, members of the Red Hat Society – Adelaide toured Government House.

On Saturday morning at Torrens Parade Ground, His Excellency the Governor officially opened the Returned and Services League of Australia (SA/NT Branch) conference.

Afterwards at the Café Garden, Cleland Wildlife Park, the Governor unveiled a plaque to commemorate the contributions to conservation and tourism in South Australia of the late Joseph (Joe) John Heptinstall OAM and the late Josephine (Josie) Anne Heptinstall.

On Friday morning at Government House, Mrs Le hosted a morning tea for the Quilters' Guild of South Australia.

In the evening at the Adelaide Festival Centre, His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le attended a performance by The Australian Ballet.

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

In the afternoon at the Naval, Military & Air Force Club, Mrs Le addressed the guests at the 99th Birthday celebrations of the Lyceum Club (Adelaide).

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

Later the Governor received Dr Roger Thomas, Commissioner for Aboriginal Engagement, and Ms Keryn Maloney, Executive Officer to the Commissioner.

On Tuesday morning at Government House, Mrs Le hosted a morning tea for Lillies for Leukaemia.

In the afternoon at Glenside, His Excellency the Governor addressed the guests and presented certificates at the Adelaide Central School of Art Graduation Ceremony.

In the evening at Hilton, the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, addressed the guests at the Council Meeting and was presented with a Civic Award by His Worship the Mayor of the City of West Torrens, Mr Michael Coxon.

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

On Friday morning at Government House, Mrs Le hosted a morning tea for the Women's Community Centre (SA).

In the afternoon His Excellency the Governor received Mr Peter McVann, President and Mr Neville Mead, Honorary Secretary, The Carbine Club of South Australia.

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 The Rose Society of South Australia.

In the evening at Parliament House, the Governor attended a function hosted by The Honourable John Dawkins MLC, President of the Legislative Council with members of the Legislative Council.

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

Afterwards the Governor received The Honourable John Dawkins MLC, President of the Legislative Council.

In the afternoon the Governor and Mrs Le received The Honourable Tung Ngo MLC and Mr Thai Minh Nguyen, Co-Chairs, and members of the Vietnamese Boat People Monument Association, followed by a luncheon.  Prior to the luncheon the Governor and committee members visited the monument on the Riverbank, Victoria Drive, Adelaide.

On Tuesday morning at Government House, Mrs Le hosted a morning tea for Soroptimist International - Region of South Australia.

In the afternoon at the Adelaide Pavilion, His Excellency the Governor addressed the guests at a function hosted by the Commonwealth Club of Adelaide.

On Monday morning at Government House, His Excellency the Governor received Dr Warwick Raymont.

On Sunday afternoon at the Carrington Function Centre, Adelaide, the Governor and Mrs Le attended a function in celebration of the 60th Anniversary of The Lions Club of the City of Adelaide.

Afterwards at St Augustine's Church, Unley, as Deputy Prior of St John Ambulance Australia South Australia, the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, participated in the annual Rededication Service and the Investiture Ceremony for The Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem in South Australia.

On Saturday evening at Murray Bridge, His Excellency the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, addressed the guests at the Rotary Club of Murray Bridge’s annual Presidential change-over function.

On Friday afternoon His Excellency the Governor addressed the guests and presented National Service Medals to members of The South Australian Sea Rescue Squadron at a function at West Beach.

In the evening at Kensington Park, the Governor and Mrs Le attended a function hosted by Commander Alastair Cooper ADC RAN and Mrs Karen Cooper.

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

Later the Governor received Mr Bradley Hocking, State President, The St Vincent de Paul Society (SA).

Also in the morning at Government House, Mrs Le hosted a morning tea for The Memorial Hospital Centenary Celebration.

In the afternoon the Governor hosted a reception for the Leaders Institute of South Australia’s 2021 Governor’s Leadership Foundation Program Session.

In the evening at the Hawke Building, Adelaide, the Governor delivered the opening address at the 2021 Oration 'Levelling the Playing Field: The Refugee Reality in Sport' hosted by the University of South Australia’s Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and the Australian Refugee Association.

On Wednesday morning at the North Eastern Community Hospital, Campbelltown, His Excellency the Governor addressed the guests and unveiled a plaque for the official opening of the redeveloped North Eastern Community Aged Care Payneham Wing.

Also in the morning at Government House, Mrs Le hosted a morning tea for The Girls' Brigade South Australia.

In the afternoon the Governor received Mr Jim Hazel, Chairman, Adelaide Festival Centre Trust, and Mr Douglas Gautier AM, Chief Executive Officer and Artistic Director, Adelaide Festival Centre and the OzAsia Festival.

On Tuesday morning at Government House, His Excellency the Governor received The Honourable Robert Lucas MLC, Treasurer.

In the evening the Governor and Mrs Le hosted a reception to celebrate the 30th anniversary of support for Carrick Hill.

During the day, members of the Probus Club of Charles Sturt toured Government House.

On Monday afternoon at Government House, His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le hosted a reception in celebration of World Refugee Day.

On Sunday at the Carrington Function Centre, Adelaide, the Governor addressed the guests and officially launched the 70th Anniversary Book of the South Australian Italian Association.

On Saturday at Norwood Concert Hall, His Excellency the Governor addressed the guests and officially opened the Cantonese Opera Cultural Concert hosted by the Cantonese Opera Adelaide South Australia and the Chinese Association of South Australia.

On Friday morning at the Adelaide Town Hall, His Excellency the Governor addressed the guests at the City of Adelaide’s Refugee Week Citizenship Ceremony hosted by The Right Honourable the Lord Mayor of Adelaide, Ms Sandy Verschoor.

In the afternoon at the Adelaide Showground, the Governor and Mrs Le attended a function with the Board of Directors of the Royal Agricultural and Horticultural Society of South Australia.

In the evening at the Art Gallery of South Australia, the Governor addressed the guests and officially opened the exhibition 'Dušan and Voitre Marek: Surrealists at Sea'.

During the day, students from Gawler and District College toured Government House.