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On Wednesday His Excellency the Governor continued his Vice Regal regional visit to Port Pirie by participating in events organised by the Returned and Services League of Australia - Port Pirie (Sub-Branch).

In the morning at the Port Pirie Cemetery, the Governor placed a sprig of rosemary on war graves at an Acknowledgement and Commemoration Service for the young airmen who lost their lives whilst training at the Port Pirie Bombing and Gunnery School in World War II.

Afterwards at the RAAF Memorial, Port Pirie, the Governor placed a wreath at the RAAF Centenary Commemoration Service, followed by a function at the Port Pirie RSL where he presented awards, before returning to Adelaide in the late afternoon.

In the evening at Government House, the Governor and Mrs Le hosted a reception in honour of the birthday of Her Majesty The Queen.

On Tuesday afternoon, His Excellency the Governor departed for a Vice Regal regional visit to Port Pirie.

In the evening at Port Pirie, the Governor hosted His Worship the Mayor of the Port Pirie Regional Council, Mr Leon Stephens, and Mrs Debra Stephens.

During the day at Government House, Mrs Le hosted a morning tea for Girl Guides South Australia, and in the evening hosted a reception to thank volunteers and supporters of the Memorial Hospital Centenary.

His Excellency the Governor has appointed The Honourable Chris Kourakis to be Governor’s Deputy from 2:00 pm on Tuesday 15 June until 4:00 pm on Wednesday 16 June 2021.

On Monday at Her Majesty’s Theatre, His Excellency the Governor presented awards at the 2021 Volunteers Thank You event hosted by The Honourable Michelle Lensink MLC, Minister for Human Services.

On Sunday morning at the Christ Church, North Adelaide, His Excellency the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, read the epistle at the Choral Eucharist in celebration of Her Majesty The Queen’s 95th Birthday.

In the afternoon at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Payneham South, the Governor and Mrs Le attended the 50th Anniversary of the Feast of Saint Anthony of Padua and Solemn Mass and afterwards met with volunteers.

On the occasion of her official birthday, the gates of Government House will be open to enable viewing of the recently acquired statue of Her Majesty today from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.

On Friday afternoon Mrs Le attended a function at The Queen Adelaide Club.  Prior to the function members of The Queen Adelaide Club toured Government House.

In the evening at the Adelaide Festival Centre, His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le attended the Adelaide Cabaret Festival’s opening night Variety Gala Performance.

On the occasion of her official birthday, the gates of Government House will be open to enable viewing of the recently acquired statue of Her Majesty today, tomorrow and Monday from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.

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 Children's Book Council of Australia - SA Branch.

In the evening the Governor and Mrs Le hosted a reception for the State Opera of South Australia to honour the retirement of Dr Christine Rothauser.

Afterwards at the Adelaide Convention Centre, the Governor attended the 2021 InDaily 40 Under 40 Awards function hosted by Solstice Media.

On the occasion of her official birthday, the gates of Government House will be open to enable viewing of the recently acquired statue of Her Majesty on Saturday 12, Sunday 13 and Monday 14 June from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.

On Wednesday evening at Government House, His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le hosted a reception for the presentation of the Australian Council for Educational Leaders SA Branch Awards.

On the occasion of her official birthday, the gates of Government House will be open to enable viewing of the recently acquired statue of Her Majesty on Saturday 12, Sunday 13 and Monday 14 June from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.

On Tuesday morning at Government House, Mrs Le hosted a morning tea for the Travellers' Aid Society in South Australia.

On Sunday afternoon at Rostrevor, the Governor addressed the guests at the launch of the Nexus Arts' Culturally Diverse Audiences Toolkit.

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

 

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 Cystic Fibrosis South Australia.

In the evening the Governor and Mrs Le hosted a reception for supporters of the St Andrew's Hospital Foundation 2020 Annual Appeal.

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

In the evening at Felixstow, the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, addressed the guests at a function in celebration of the Italian National Day and the 75th Anniversary of the Republic of Italy hosted by Mr Adriano Stendardo, Consul of Italy.

On Tuesday morning at Government House, Mrs Le hosted a morning tea for The South Australian Country Women's Association.

In the evening, His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le hosted a reception for the presentation of the UNESCO Clubs Adelaide Chapter Awards.

On Monday evening, His Excellency the Governor addressed the guests at a function at St Ann’s College, North Adelaide.

On Sunday morning the Governor and Mrs Le toured the Monash Hidden Secrets Exposed Exhibition at the Monash Memorial Hall, followed by a tour of the Mammoth Monash Market at Monash Primary and Preschool, before returning to Adelaide in the afternoon.

On Saturday His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le continued their Vice Regal regional visit to Berri, Barmera and Monash in celebration of the 100th anniversary of Barmera, Monash and Glossop.

In the morning at the Senior Citizen Hall, Berri, the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, addressed the guests and met with members of the Berri Combined Probus Club and Berri Ladies Club.

In the afternoon at Barmera Primary School, the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, addressed the guests and officially opened the time capsule, and afterwards viewed the school’s memorabilia display.

In the evening at the Barmera Club, the Governor and Mrs Le attended a Mayoral Centenary Reception hosted by His Worship the Mayor of Berri Barmera Council, Mr Peter Hunt, followed by a tour of the Barmera Centenary Exhibition at the Soldiers Settlers Memorial Hall.

Later the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, addressed the guests and presented awards at 100th anniversary commemorative dinner hosted by the Returned and Services League of Australia Barmera (Sub-Branch) at their clubroom.

On Friday morning at the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander War Memorial, Torrens Parade Ground, His Excellency the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, placed a wreath at the Aboriginal Veterans Commemorative Service organised by Reconciliation South Australia and The Returned and Services League of Australia (SA/NT Branch).

During the day, students from Hope Christian College and St John's Lutheran School, Eudunda toured Government House.

In the afternoon the Governor and Mrs Le departed for a Vice Regal regional visit to Berri, Barmera and Monash in celebration of 100th anniversary of Barmera, Monash and Glossop.

In the evening at the Berri Hotel, the Governor and Mrs Le attended a function hosted by His Worship the Mayor of Berri Barmera Council, Mr Peter Hunt.

His Excellency the Governor has appointed Lieutenant Governor, Professor Brenda Wilson AM, to be Governor’s Deputy from 1:30 pm on Friday 28 May until 3:30 pm on Sunday 30 May 2021.

 

 

On Thursday morning at the Adelaide Convention Centre, His Excellency the Governor attended the 2021 National Reconciliation Week event hosted by Reconciliation South Australia.

Later the Governor 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 National Council of Women of South Australia.

In the evening at the Adelaide Oval, the Governor addressed the gathering at the Maxima Training Group graduation and awards ceremony.

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

In the afternoon the Governor hosted a virtual meeting with Ms Lynne Cowan, Deputy Chief Executive, Commissioning and Performance, SA Health, and Ms Arabella Hart, Winner of the Higher Education Award, 2019 Governor's Aboriginal Youth Awards to discuss the Aboriginal Youth Awards Mentor Program.

In the evening the Governor and Mrs Le hosted a reception for The Victoria League for Commonwealth Friendship South Australia to celebrate Victoria League Day.

On Tuesday evening at Government House, His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le hosted a reception for Palliative Care South Australia to acknowledge National Palliative Care Week.

On Sunday the public rooms and the grounds of Government House were opened for viewing by members of the community.

On Friday at Moonta, His Excellency the Governor officially opened the 2021 Kernewek Lowender Copper Coast Cornish Festival.  During the day the Governor also viewed the Moonta Parade, participated in the Pastry Bake-off and viewed performances by students form the Copper Coast Schools.

Government House will be open to the public this Sunday from 10am to 4pm.  All are welcome, admission and tours are free and no bookings are required.

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

Later at Government House, the Governor received Her Excellency Mrs Vicki Treadell CMG MVO, High Commissioner of the United Kingdom.

Also in the morning, Mrs Le hosted a morning tea for Grandparents for Grandchildren SA.

In the evening the Governor and Mrs Le hosted a reception for the presentation of the South Australian Tourism Industry Council’s 2021 Top Tourism Town award winners.

Afterwards at the Adelaide Oval, the Governor and Mrs Le attended the Royal President’s function hosted by The Royal Society of St George in Australia - Adelaide Branch.

Government House will be open to the public on Sunday 23 May from 10am to 4pm.  All are welcome, admission and tours are free and no bookings are required.

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

Later in the morning, the Governor received the Governor-Designate Ms Frances Adamson.

On Tuesday morning at Government House, Mrs Le hosted a morning tea for members of the South Australian Women's Memorial Playing Fields Trust.

In the afternoon at Marion, His Excellency the Governor addressed the guests and cut the ribbon to officially open the Carter Wing and the Inquiry and Innovation Hub at Westminster School, followed by a tour of the building.

On Monday afternoon at Victoria Square, Adelaide, His Excellency the Governor addressed the guests and officially launched National Volunteering Week 2021 at an event hosted by Volunteering SA&NT.

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

In the evening the Governor and Mrs Le hosted a reception to acknowledge Sammy D Foundation volunteers.

On Sunday afternoon at Brighton, His Excellency the Governor addressed the guests, unveiled a plaque and presented an award at the official re-opening of the St John Museum, followed by a tour of the museum organised by St John Ambulance Australia SA.

On Friday afternoon at Marion, His Excellency the Governor addressed the gathering and placed a wreath at the Coral and Balmoral commemoration ceremony organised by the Vietnam Veterans’ Federation South Australian Branch.

During the day, students from St Peter's Girls' School toured Government House.

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 received His Excellency Mr Shingo Yamagami, Ambassador of Japan, and Mrs Kaoru Yamagami; Mr Junji Shimada, Consul-General of Japan in Melbourne; Mr Adam Wynn, Honorary Consul-General for Japan in South Australia and Ms Yoshimi Hayashi, First Secretary, Embassy of Japan, followed by a luncheon.

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

In the evening the Governor and Mrs Le hosted a reception to thank supporters and volunteers of Catherine House.