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

On Tuesday at Government House, His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le received Air Commodore Brendan Rogers CSC CSM, immediate past Commander Air Warfare Centre and Senior Australian Defence Officer Edinburgh Defence Precinct, accompanied by his family, followed by a farewell luncheon.

On Monday evening at Torrens Parade Ground, His Excellency the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, addressed the guests at a function organised by The Air Force Association (South Australian Division), to farewell retiring Senior Defence Force Officer, Edinburgh Defence Precinct, Air Commodore Brendan Rogers CSC CSM and to welcome incoming Senior Defence Force Officer, Edinburgh Defence Precinct, Air Commodore Ross Bender.

Afterwards in the grounds of Government House, the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, addressed the guests and presented awards at the Australia Day Awards ceremony organised by Australia Day Council of South Australia.

On Saturday evening at Port Adelaide, His Excellency the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, addressed the guests and unveiled a plaque at the 150th commemorative celebration of the Mayfair Bakery and Patisserie.

On Thursday morning at Government House, His Excellency the Governor received Professor Philip Payton, Professor of History, College of Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences, Flinders University.

Later the Governor received The Honourable Tung Ngo MLC and Mr Thai Minh Nguyen, Co-chairs, Vietnamese Boat People Monument Association.

On Wednesday His Excellency the Governor placed a phone call to Her Worship the Mayor of the Naracoorte Lucindale Council, Ms Erika Vickery OAM, to discuss the bushfire that started yesterday in township of Lucindale.

On Sunday afternoon at the Glenelg Beach Jetty, His Excellency the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, participated in the Blessing of the Waters Ceremony of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia – South Australia and Northern Territory.

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

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

On Friday morning, His Excellency the Governor issued a statement welcoming the announcement of a change to the words of the National Anthem.

On Monday morning at the Old Gum Tree Reserve, Glenelg North, His Excellency the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, read the Proclamation of South Australia, addressed the gathering and presented the Governor’s Civic Awards at the South Australian Proclamation Day commemoration and community celebration.

On Thursday evening at Springhead Lutheran Church, Mount Torrens, His Excellency the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, attended Mass and addressed the congregation; followed by a visit to Lobethal.

On Sunday evening at St Bede’s Anglican Church, His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le met with families and volunteers at the Fred’s Van Christmas celebrations hosted by The St Vincent de Paul Society (SA).

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

Later at Government House, the Governor participated in a virtual meeting with Mr Kazuyoshi Matsunaga, Consul-General of Japan, Mr Katsushi Horigome, Consul, Economic Section, and Ms Laura Hughes, Political and Economic Analyst, Consulate-General of Japan, and Mr Adam Wynn, Honorary Consul-General of Japan in South Australia.

In the evening at Adelaide Oval, as guests of the South Australian Cricket Association, the Governor and Mrs Le attended Day One of the Vodafone Day-Night Test Match Australia v India.

On Wednesday afternoon, at Government House, His Excellency the Governor received His Excellency Mr Jean-Pierre Thébault, Ambassador of France; Ms Sue Crafter, Honorary Consul of France in Adelaide;  Ms Karine Mauris, Cultural Attaché, Embassy of France; Mr Bryan Fahy APM, President, and Ms Raphaëlle Delaunay, Director, Alliance Française d’Adelaide, followed by a luncheon.

On Tuesday evening at Government House, His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le received Professor Brenda Wilson AM, Lieutenant Governor of South Australia, and Dr Kym Bannister, The Honourable John Dawkins MLC, President of the Legislative Council, and Mrs Sheila Dawkins, and The Honourable Josh Teague MP, Speaker of the House of Assembly and Member for Heysen, and Dr Maria Teague, followed by a dinner.

On Monday afternoon at Government House, His Excellency the Governor convened the selection process for the Governor’s South Australian Certificate of Education Commendation.

On Saturday morning at The University of Adelaide His Excellency the Governor addressed the guests at the Declaration Ceremony for Graduating Students of the Bachelor of Dental Surgery.

On Friday morning at Government House, Mrs Le received Professor Gregory Crawford, Chairman, Ms Susan Emerson, Deputy Chair, and Mr Mark Waters, Executive Director, Palliative Care South Australia.

In the afternoon His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le received Brigadier Damien Cantwell AM, outgoing Commander 9th Brigade, Australian Army – HQ 9th Brigade, followed by a luncheon.

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

Later at Government House, the Governor received Ms Chau Chiem, State President, and Ms Karen Conlon, Deputy President, South Australia, CPA Australia Ltd, who presented him with a CPA Lifetime Achievement Award.

In the afternoon in the grounds of Government House, the Governor and Mrs Le hosted a viewing of the newly installed statue of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II for its donors. 

Later that evening at the Adelaide Club, the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, addressed the gathering at a function hosted by the donors.

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 at the Adelaide Town Hall, the Governor and Mrs Le attended the Lord Mayor of the City of Adelaide’s Christmas Function.

On Tuesday morning at the Adelaide Town Hall, His Excellency the Governor addressed the guests at a reception for Year 12 students under state guardianship, to acknowledge their schooling achievements.

On Monday morning at Government House, Mrs Le received Mrs Davina Quirke, Deputy State President; Mrs Tamara Hall, State Property Officer, and Ms Helen Joraslafski, State Treasurer, The South Australian Country Women’s Association Inc.

On Sunday afternoon at Mount Barker, the Governor and Mrs Le attended The Rose Society of South Australia’s Christmas function, where Mrs Le presented awards.

On Saturday evening at the Adelaide Convention Centre, His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le attended the 2020 Sir Ross and Sir Keith Smith Memorial function, hosted by the Royal Aeronautical Society – Adelaide Branch.

 

On Friday afternoon at Thebarton, His Excellency the Governor addressed the guests and presented awards to participants of the Ice Factor Program at a ceremony hosted by the Ice factor Foundation.

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

Later at Government House, Mrs Le received Mrs Rose Rhodes PSM, Chair and Volunteers from Australian Red Cross - South Australia Division.

In the afternoon at Mitcham, Mrs Le attended The Cottage Homes Christmas function.

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

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

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

On the afternoon of Friday 20 November, His Excellency the Governor presided over a meeting of the Executive Council.