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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 Mr Vedad Rendic, President and Mr Rijad Jazvin, Board Member, Bosniaks' Association of SA - Bosniaks' Masjed of Adelaide, and Ms Asmira Bekric, Secretary, Bosnian & Hercegovina Muslim Society of SA.

In the afternoon, the Governor hosted a virtual meeting with His Worship Mr Keith Parkes, Mayor, and Mr Glenn Rappensberg, Chief Executive Officer, Alexandrina Council.

Afterwards the Governor placed a phone call to Ms Michelle Doyle, Chief Executive Officer, SwimmingSA.

During the day, Mrs Le placed phone calls to Mr Peter Biber, Chief Executive Officer, Grandparents for Grandchildren SA, and Ms Linda Lovell, District Chairman, and Dr Edna Bates, Historian, Inner Wheel District A70 South Australia.

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 Tuesday, the Governor placed phone calls to Mr Robbie Standaloft, General Manager, Royal South Australian Yacht Squadron; Mr Andrew Ramsay, Chief Executive Officer, Mobo Group, and Lieutenant Colonel Moose Dunlop OAM (Rtd), Operations Director and Founder, Trojan's Trek.

During the day, Mrs Le placed phone calls to Mrs Rita Dunn, President, Travellers' Aid Society in South Australia, and Mrs Kerry Sanders, President, The Embroiderers' Guild of South Australia.

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 morning, the Governor placed phone calls to Mr Leigh Radford OAM, President, Royal Geographical Society of South Australia, and Mr Matthew Falland, President, South Australian Country Choral Association.

During the day, Mrs Le placed phone calls to Mr Des Bettcher, President, Orchid Club of South Australia, and Mrs Fiona Dorman, President, National Council of Women of South Australia.

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 Friday afternoon, the Governor hosted a virtual meeting with His Worship Mr Sam Telfer, Mayor, and Mr Trevor Smith, Chief Executive Officer, District Council of Tumby Bay.

Afterwards the Governor placed a phone call to Mr Damien Marangon, Chief Executive Officer, Surf Life Saving South Australia.

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.

Later the Governor placed phone calls to Ms Brigid Koenig, General Manager, Sammy D Foundation, and Ms Pamela Rajkowski OAM, President, Historical Society of South Australia.

In the afternoon, the Governor hosted a virtual meeting with His Worship Mr Paul Simmons, Mayor, and Ms Bridget Mather PSM, Chief Executive Officer, Coorong District Council.

During the day, Mrs Le placed a phone call to Mrs Helen Fischer, President, South Australian Women's Memorial Playing Fields Trust.

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.

In the afternoon, the Governor hosted a virtual meeting with His Worship Mr Peter Hunt, Mayor, and Ms Karyn Burton, Chief Executive Officer, Berri Barmera Council.

During the day, Mrs Le placed phone calls to Mrs Didy McLaurin, Vice President, The Royal Adelaide Golf Club, and Mr Doug Gregory, President, The Rose Society of South Australia.

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 Tuesday, the Governor placed phone calls to Mr Ray Trowbridge, Chair of the Board, The Adelaide Repertory Theatre, and Ms Emily Tulloch, Artistic Director, Nexus Arts.

In the afternoon, the Governor hosted a virtual meeting with His Worship Mr Michael Lange OAM, Mayor, and Mr Martin McCarthy, Chief Executive Officer, The Barossa Council.

During the day, Mrs Le placed a phone call to Mrs Janet Grieve OAM, President, Queen Adelaide Club.

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, the Governor placed phone calls to Mrs Helen Dundon, Chair, Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia (South Australia), and Mr Peter Siebels, President and Chairman of the Board, Royal Automobile Association of South Australia.

In the afternoon at North Adelaide, the Governor and Mrs Le attended the Ringing of the St Peter's Cathedral Bells in thanksgiving and blessing.

Later at Government House, the Governor hosted a virtual meeting with His Worship Mr Perry Will, Mayor, and Mr Geoffrey Moffatt, Chief Executive Officer, District Council of Ceduna.

During the day, Mrs Le placed phone calls to Ms Janet Gould, President, Lyceum Club (Adelaide), and Mrs Rose Rhodes PSM, Chair of the Board, Australian Red Cross - South Australia Division.

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

On Saturday evening His Excellency the Governor presided over a meeting of the Executive 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 Friday afternoon at Government House, the Governor placed phone calls to Mr Gerry Guerin, President, Royal Association of Justices of SA, and Mr George Chin, Former President, Chinatown Adelaide of South Australia.

Later the Governor hosted a virtual meeting with His Worship Mr Peter Slattery, Mayor, and Mr Eric Brown, Chief Executive Officer, Flinders Ranges 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.

Later at Government House, the Governor placed a phone call to Ms Olivia Nassaris, Chief Executive Officer, Parkinson's South Australia.

Afterwards the Governor hosted a virtual meeting with His Worship Mr Malcolm Hancock, Mayor, and Mr Geoff Sheridan, Chief Executive Officer, District Council of Elliston.

In the afternoon, the Governor received Dr Geoffrey Martin, Chair, and Dr Sorayya Mahmood Martin, Founder, Mahmood Martin Foundation Pty Ltd.

During the day, Mrs Le placed phone calls to Professor Gregory Crawford, Chairman, Palliative Care South Australia, and Mrs Linda Matthews, Board Member, Catherine House.

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 Vincent Tarzia MP, Speaker of the House of Assembly.

Afterwards the Governor received The Honourable Terry Stephens MLC, President of the Legislative Council.

Later the Governor and Mrs Le undertook a tour of the redeveloped Her Majesty’s Theatre organised by the Adelaide Festival Centre.

In the afternoon at Government House, the Governor hosted a virtual meeting for the Rotary Club of Adelaide President Changeover.

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 Friday morning in Adelaide, the Governor officially launched World Refugee Day at an event organised by the Australian Migrant Resource Centre.

In the afternoon, the Governor placed phone calls to Mrs Lidia Moretti, President, United Nations Association of Australia - South Australia Division, and Ms Jane MacFarlane, Chief Executive Officer, Helpmann Academy.

Later the Governor hosted a virtual meeting with Her Worship Dr Heather Holmes-Ross, Mayor; Mr Daniel Baker, Acting Chief Executive Officer; Ms Kate O’Neill, General Manager; and Mr Craig Harrison, Director Development and Compliance, City of Mitcham.

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.

Later, the Governor, as Chief Scout, and Mrs Le hosted a ceremony at Government House, to invest Ms Jan Turbill as Chief Commissioner of Scouts Australia - South Australian Branch.

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 afternoon, the Governor hosted a virtual meeting with Her Worship Ms Karen Redman, Mayor, and Mr Henry Inat, Chief Executive Officer, Town of Gawler.

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 Tuesday morning at Government House, the Governor received Mr Peter de Cure, Chair and Mr Tony Vaughan, Chief Executive Officer, Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia - Central Operations.

In the afternoon, the Governor placed a phone call to Mr David Baker, President, Royal South Australian Society of Arts.

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 Friday afternoon, the Governor hosted a virtual meeting with Mr Geoff Whitbread, Administrator, and Mr Roy Blight, Chief Executive Officer, Roxby Downs Council.

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

In the afternoon, the Governor placed a phone call Mr Peter Tsokas, Interim Chair, Australia Day Council of South Australia.

Afterwards the Governor hosted a virtual meeting with Her Worship Ms Erin Thompson, Mayor, and Mr Scott Ashby, Chief Executive Officer, City of Onkaparinga.

During the day, Mrs Le placed phone calls to Ms Vicki Williamson, Chief Executive Officer, Carers & Disability Link.

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 Dr Neil Jensen, Grand Master, Freemasons SA&NT and Director, The Masonic Charities Trust; and Mr John Behenna, Chairman, The Masonic Charities Trust.

In the afternoon, the Governor hosted a virtual meeting with Her Worship Ms Clare McLaughlin, Mayor, and Mr Kristen Clark, Chief Executive Officer, City of Whyalla.

In the evening the Governor and Mrs Le received The Honourable Steven Marshall MP, Premier of South Australia; Professor Brenda Wilson AM, Lieutenant Governor of South Australia; The Honourable Chief Justice Chris Kourakis, Chief Justice of South Australia; The Honourable Terry Stephens MLC, President of the Legislative Council; The Honourable Vincent Tarzia MP, Speaker of the House of Assembly, and Mr Peter Malinauskas MP, Leader of the Opposition, to mark the birthday of Her Majesty The Queen.

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 Tuesday afternoon, the Governor hosted a virtual meeting with Her Worship Mrs Erika Vickery OAM, Mayor, and Mr Trevor Smart, Chief Executive Officer, Naracoorte Lucindale 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 Friday, the Governor placed a phone call to Professor Sabine Dittman, President, Royal Society of South Australia.

During the day, the Governor hosted a virtual meeting with Her Worship Mrs Lynette Martin OAM, and Ms Barbara Cernovskis, Deputy Chief Executive Officer and General Manager, Community Wellbeing, City of Mount Gambier.

The Governor also hosted a virtual presentation of the Governor’s Civic Awards for Schools to students from the Christian Brothers College Environment Group.

Mrs Le placed phone calls to Ms Claire Robbs, Chief Executive Officer, Life Without Barriers, and Mrs Anthea Pavy, Chief Executive and Mrs Liz Malcolm, General Manager of Operations, Uniting Country SA.

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

Later in the morning, the Governor placed phone calls to Mr Mark Bourchier OAM, Chairman, The Joint Commonwealth Societies Council in South Australia, and Mr Bob Holton, Chairman, South Australian Jockey Club.

In the afternoon the Governor hosted a virtual meeting with Ms Nikki Govan, Chair; Mr Martin Haese, Chief Executive Officer; and Mr Andrew McKenna, Director of Policy and Advocacy, Business SA.

During the day, Mrs Le placed phone calls to Ms Angela Littleford, Chief Executive Officer, Community Support Incorporated, and Mr John van Ruth, Chief Executive Officer, Lutheran Disability Services.

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 afternoon, the Governor hosted a virtual meeting with His Worship Mr Brad Flaherty, Mayor; Mr Rob Donaldson, Acting Chief Executive Officer; and Mr David Levey, Business Manager, Corporate Community & Governance Services, City of Port Lincoln.

During the day, Mrs Le placed phone calls to Ms Jenny Woodroffe, Director and Ms Sue Lacey, Manager Client Services, SA Support Services, and Mr Paul Creedon, Chief Executive Officer, Skylight.

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 Tuesday afternoon, the Governor hosted a virtual meeting with Her Worship Ms Kay Rasheed, Mayor, and Ms Natalie Traeger, Chief Executive Officer, Kingston District Council.

During the day, Mrs Le placed phone calls to Ms Julie Black, Executive Officer, Ronald McDonald House Charities South Australia, and Ms Judy Bowden, Chief Executive Officer, Lolly Jar Circus.

On Saturday morning at the Air Force Memorial, Torrens Parade Ground, His Excellency the Governor placed a wreath at the Bomber Command Commemoration Service organised by the Royal Australian Air Force, Edinburgh.

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 Friday morning at the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander War Memorial, Torrens Parade Ground, His Excellency the Governor placed a wreath at the Aboriginal Veterans Commemorative Service organised by The Aboriginal Veterans of South Australia.

In the afternoon, the Governor hosted a virtual meeting with Professor Peter Buckskin PSM, Co-Chair, and Ms Shona Reid, Executive Director, Reconciliation South Australia.

During the day, the Governor placed a phone call to Mr David Myers, President, The Carbine Club of South Australia.

The Governor also placed a phone call to congratulate a winner of the Governor’s Multicultural Awards announced  last Wednesday: Mr Douglas Gautier AM, Chief Executive Officer and Artistic Director, representing Adelaide Festival Centre’s OzAsia Festival, which won the Organisation Arts and Culture Award.

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

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, available at sa.gov.au.

In the afternoon at O’Halloran Hill, the Governor participated in a ceremony to mark the proclamation of the new Glenthorne National Park.

During the day, the Governor placed phone calls to the following representatives of organisations to discuss how they are responding to COVID19 and to express her support and encouragement for their efforts: Mr Quoc Long Ha, President, The South Australian Zhu-Lin Buddhist Association Inc, and Ms Alexandrea Cannon, Regional Chair, The Winston Churchill Memorial Trust.

Mrs Le placed calls to Mr Rohan Feegrade, Chief Executive Officer, Lutheran Community Care, and Mr Graham Brown, Chief Executive Officer, Baptist Care SA.

His Excellency 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, available at sa.gov.au.

On Wednesday morning the Governor visited Detmold Group’s facemask manufacturing facility at Brompton.  He received a briefing from Mr Rodney Detmold, Executive Chairman and other members of the executive team and afterwards toured the facility and met with staff.

Later, the Governor placed calls to congratulate winners of the Governor's Multicultural Awards announced last Wednesday: Mrs Constance Jones, winner of the Individual Community Sector Award; Miss Nibir Chowdhury, winner of the Individual Youth Award; and Mrs Dora Abbas, winner of the Individual Senior Volunteer Award.

In the afternoon, the Governor hosted a virtual meeting with His Worship Mr Darren Braund, Mayor; Mr Andrew Cameron, Chief Executive Officer; and Ms Anne Hammond, Manager Business and Public Affairs, Yorke Peninsula Council.

His Excellency 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, available at sa.gov.au.

On Tuesday, the Governor hosted a virtual meeting with His Worship Mr Kris Hanna, Mayor; Mr Adrian Skull, Chief Executive Officer; and Mr Damian Garcia, Unit Manager Libraries, City of Marion.

The Governor also placed calls to congratulate winners of the Governor's Multicultural Awards announced last Wednesday:  Mr Giuseppe Geracitano, winner of the Individual Volunteer Award; Ms Jacinta Thompson, Executive Director, representing The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre, which won the Community Sector Award, and Mr Matthew Diglio, Community Programs Coordinator ‑ Multicultural, representing the South Australian Football League, which won the Private Sector Award.

His Excellency 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, available at sa.gov.au.

On Monday at Hindmarsh, the Governor attended a morning tea hosted by Mr Mario Romaldi, President, The Italian South Australia Community and met with Mr Adriano Stendardo, Italian Consul; Mr Domenico Totino OAM, Patron, and Mr Roberto Di Ciocco, Station Manager, Radio Italiana 531; community leaders and volunteers of the radio station.  Afterwards the Governor participated in a live radio interview by Mr John Di Fede.

In the afternoon, the Governor hosted a virtual meeting with His Worship Mr Michael Pengilly, Mayor; Mr Greg Georgopoulos, Chief Executive Officer; and Ms Nicki Putland, Director Corporate Services, Kangaroo Island Council.

Later, the Governor placed a call to congratulate a winner of the Governor's Multicultural Awards announced last Wednesday: Ms Cathy Chong, winner of the Outstanding Individual Achievement Award.  The Governor will call all winners over the coming week.