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

On Monday morning at The Mill Adelaide, His Excellency the Governor viewed Ms Evie Massiotis’ SALA exhibition Xenitia.

In the evening at the University of Adelaide, the Governor addressed the guests and presented awards at the 2020 Tall Poppy and Unsung Heroes of South Australian Science Awards ceremony hosted by the Australian Institute of Policy and Science.

On Sunday afternoon at Mile End South, His Excellency the Governor participated in the official launch of the Milang Marine Search and Rescue Squadron and christening of the new rescue vessel ‘Freemason’.

On Friday evening at Adelaide Festival Theatre, His Excellency the Governor attended a performance by the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra.

On Thursday morning, His Excellency the Governor addressed the guests in Auslan via video message at a Silent Breakfast organised by the Can:Do Group.

Later the Governor presided over a meeting of the Executive Council.

Afterwards at Government House, the Governor received Dr John Brayley, Chief Psychiatrist; Ms Liz Prowse, Director of Policy, Planning & Safety; and Ms Carmen Hofhuis, representative from the Lived Experience Reference Group, Office of the Chief Psychiatrist.

In the afternoon at Botanic Park, Adelaide, the Governor addressed the guests at the celebration of the reopening of the Starlight Children's Foundation Healthier Futures Initiative.

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.

Later in the day, the Governor and Mrs Le hosted investiture ceremonies for Australian Honours, including Bravery Medals.

On Tuesday at Government House, His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le hosted investiture ceremonies for Australian Honours, including Australian Corrections Medals.

On Saturday morning at The Air Force Memorial, Torrens Parade Ground, His Excellency the Governor placed a wreath and Mrs Le placed a tribute at the Battle of Britain commemoration service, hosted by the Royal Australian Air Force.

In the evening at the Naval, Military and Air Force Club, the Governor attended a function to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain.

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

In the evening at Government House, the Governor and Mrs Le received The Honourable Bruce Lander QC, former Independent Commissioner Against Corruption and Judicial Conduct Commissioner, and Mrs Elizabeth Lander, followed by a dinner.

On Wednesday at Government House, His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le hosted investiture ceremonies for Australian Honours, including Australian Fire Service Medals and an Emergency Services Medal.

On Tuesday at Government House, His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le hosted investiture ceremonies for Australian Honours, including Australian Police and Public Service Medals.

During the afternoon the Governor received members of the House of Assembly for the presentation of the new Speaker of the House of Assembly.

Later the Governor received members of the Legislative Council for the presentation of the new President of the Legislative Council.

On Sunday morning at the ANZAC Centenary Memorial Walk, Kintore Avenue, Adelaide, the Governor placed a wreath and Mrs Le placed a tribute at the Australasian Soldiers Dardanelles Cenotaph commemorative service, organised by Veterans SA.

On Saturday morning at the Animal Welfare League of South Australia, Wingfield, His Excellency the Governor addressed the guests and unveiled a plaque at the official opening of the Animal Care Centre, followed by a tour of the premises.

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

In the afternoon at Government House, the Governor received Mr Jim Hazel, Chairman, and Ms Christine Zeitz, Deputy Chair, Adelaide Festival Centre Trust; and Mr Douglas Gautier AM, Chief Executive Officer and Artistic Director, Adelaide Festival Centre, followed by a luncheon.

On Tuesday afternoon, at The Adelaide Club, His Excellency the Governor attended a function for members who have gained recognition in their field by receiving an Australian Honour.

On Monday afternoon, at Government House, the Governor hosted a virtual meeting with Her Worship Mrs Eleanor Scholz, Mayor, and Mr Alan McGuire, Chief Executive Officer, Wudinna District Council.

On Friday afternoon at Government House, His Excellency the Governor hosted a virtual meeting with His Worship Mr Glen Rowlands, Mayor, and Mr Nigel Morris, Chief Executive Officer, District Council of Yankalilla.

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

In the afternoon at Flinders Medical Centre, Bedford Park, the Governor undertook an industry visit to the College of Medicine and Public Health, Flinders University.

In the evening at Her Majesty's Theatre, the Governor and Mrs Le attended a reception for Mr Michael Abbott AO QC to mark his retirement as Chair of the Adelaide Festival Centre Trust.

On Wednesday His Excellency the Governor undertook a visit to the Adelaide Plains.

In the morning at the Mallala Council Chambers, the Governor met with His Worship Mr Mark Wasley, Mayor, and Mr James Miller, Chief Executive Officer, Adelaide Plains Council, who then accompanied the Governor during his visit.

Afterwards the Governor visited the Mallala Men’s Shed and met with community members and viewed their current projects.

Later at Thompson Beach, the Governor visited the Adelaide International Bird Sanctuary National Park - Winaityinaityi Pangkara and met with park rangers and volunteers.

In the afternoon at Dublin, the Governor toured the processing facility of Greenwheat Freekah, before returning to the Council Chambers at Mallala for a function with Mayor Wasley, Councillors and council staff.

Afterwards the Governor visited the Northern Adelaide Irrigation Scheme at Two Wells and viewed the SA Water operated lagoon.

Afterwards the Governor viewed the township and the Two Wells Education Hub, Xavier College at the Liberty Development; followed by a viewing and briefing on the transformation of the Two Wells Main Street public realm before returning to Government House.

On Tuesday morning at Government House, His Excellency the Governor hosted a morning tea for participants in the South Australia Police STAR Group Team Leader Course.

On Friday morning at the University of South Australia, City West Campus, His Excellency the Governor delivered the keynote address at the Legal Education Teachers Association of South Australia annual conference.

In the afternoon, the Governor hosted a virtual meeting with His Worship Mr Denis Clark, Mayor, and Mr Colin Byles, Chief Executive Officer, Northern Areas Council.

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

Later at Government House, in the wake of the recent tragic explosion in Beirut, the Governor hosted a morning tea for Mr Elie Barakat, President, Maronite Community of South Australia; Mr Hilmi El-Yousef, Senior representative of the Muslim Association of the Australian Lebanese Association; Mr Dabah David Mouchachar, President, St Elias Orthodox Community of South Australia and Mr Raymond Najar, President, Australian Lebanese Association.

In the afternoon, the Governor hosted a virtual meeting with His Worship Mr Graham Excell, Mayor, and Ms Anne Champness, Chief Executive Officer, Tatiara District Council.

On Wednesday afternoon at Government House, His Excellency the Governor received The Right Honourable the Lord Mayor of Adelaide, Ms Sandy Verschoor and Mr Mark Goldstone, Chief Executive Officer, City of Adelaide.

On Tuesday morning at Pooraka Farm Community Centre, His Excellency the Governor met with Her Worship the Mayor of the City of Salisbury Mrs Gillian Aldridge OAM, Council members, Vietnam Veterans and dignitaries; and afterwards at Henderson Square, Montague Farm Estate, Pooraka, the Governor addressed the gathering and placed a wreath at a Vietnam Veterans Day ceremony on the anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan hosted by the City of Salisbury.

In the afternoon at the Vietnam War Memorial at Torrens Parade Ground, the Governor placed a wreath at the Long Tan Reflection Service hosted by the Vietnam Veterans' Federation South Australian Branch.

On Saturday morning at the National War Memorial, Adelaide, His Excellency the Governor placed a wreath at the 75th Anniversary of the Victory in the Pacific Commemorative Service organised by The Returned and Services League of Australia (SA/NT Branch).

In the afternoon at the War Veterans Home, Myrtle Bank, the Governor addressed the guests at a function to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Victory in the Pacific organised by the Returned and Services League Care South Australia.

On Friday morning at Government House, His Excellency the Governor received The Honourable Tung Ngo MLC and Mr Thai Minh Nguyen, Co-chairs, and Mr Long Ha, Committee Member, of the Vietnamese Boat People Monument Association.

In the afternoon, the Governor hosted a virtual meeting with His Worship Mr Leon Stephens, Mayor, and Mr Peter Ackland, Chief Executive Officer, Port Pirie Regional Council.

Later the Governor placed a phone call to Dr Kien Ha, President, Australian Chinese Medical Association (SA).

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

In the afternoon at Government House, the Governor received the Crown Solicitor, Ms Laura Stein.

His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le are seeking to gradually resume their engagements in a way that is consistent with the South Australian Roadmap for Easing COVID-19 Restrictions.

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

Later the Governor received Mr Kevin Hughes BM, Founder, Endangered Species Supporters Australia, and Mrs Debrena Hughes.

In the afternoon, the Governor received the Solicitor-General, Mr Michael Wait SC.

His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le are seeking to gradually resume their engagements in a way that is consistent with the South Australian Roadmap for Easing COVID-19 Restrictions.

On Monday afternoon, the Governor hosted a virtual meeting with Mr Brett Benbow, Mayor, and Mr John Banks, Chief Executive Officer, Port Augusta City Council.

His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le are seeking to gradually resume their engagements in a way that is consistent with the South Australian Roadmap for Easing COVID-19 Restrictions.

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

In the afternoon, the Governor hosted a virtual meeting with Her Worship Mrs Kathie Bowman, Mayor, and Mr Dylan Strong, Chief Executive Officer, District Council of Orroroo Carrieton.

During the day, Mrs Le placed a phone call to Mrs Helen Rice, Chairperson, UNESCO Clubs - Adelaide Chapter.