Vice-Regal News

On Tuesday afternoon in Adelaide, His Excellency the Governor addressed the guests at the Chinese Welfare Services of SA’s Lunar New Year and Birthday celebrations.

In the evening at Government House, the Governor and Mrs Le hosted a reception for the Hutt Street Centre to present the Inspiring Achievement Awards.

Afterwards at Parliament House, the Governor and Mrs Le attended a reception for the Veterans Advisory Council hosted by The Honourable Steven Marshall MP, Premier of South Australia.

On Monday evening Mrs Le attended a function hosted by the Queen Adelaide Club at its premises.

On Sunday morning at St Marys, Mrs Le, accompanied by the Governor, placed a wreath and presented an award at the 77th anniversary of Radji Beach Massacre Bangka Day Memorial Service of the South Australian Women's Memorial Playing Fields Trust. 

In the evening at Parafield Gardens, the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, addressed the guests at a Lunar New Year celebration hosted by the Overseas Chinese Association of SA.

On Saturday morning in Adelaide, His Excellency the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, addressed the guests at the Muslim Women’s Association South Australia’s Silver Jubilee celebration.

In the afternoon at Mile End, the Governor presented medals at the Athletics SA 2019 State Track and Field Championships.

In the evening at Unley, the Governor toured the St Spyridon Church, met with volunteers and viewed exhibits at the 2019 Unley Greek Festival organised by the Saint Spyridon Greek Orthodox Community.

Later in Adelaide, the Governor and Mrs Le attended a Lunar New Year celebration hosted by the Australian Chinese Medical Association of South Australia.

 

On Friday morning at Government House, His Excellency the Governor hosted a morning tea for a visiting executive delegation from the US organised by the Government of South Australia called Bridging Silicon Valley to Australia’s Future Industries.  The Hon David Pisoni MP, Minster for Industry and Skills, Mr Alistair Walton, Consul-General of Australia in New York and Mr Jim Whalley, Chief Entrepreneur, Government of South Australia, were also in attendance.

In the evening at Tandanya Theatre, Adelaide, the Governor and Mrs Le attended the performance of ‘Hallowed Ground – Women Doctors in War’.

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

In the afternoon at Government House, the Governor received Mr Rick Persse, Chief Executive, and Ms Susan Cameron, Executive Director, Learning Improvement, Department for Education.

 

On Wednesday morning at the Adelaide Convention Centre, His Excellency the Governor attended the 2019 annual breakfast hosted by Reconciliation SA to commemorate the Apology to the Stolen Generations.

Later at Government House, the Governor received Mr Loïg Chesnais-Girard, President, Regional Council of Brittany and accompanying delegation, followed by a luncheon.

On Tuesday morning at St Peter’s Cathedral, together with members of the SA Parliamentary Christian Fellowship, His Excellency the Governor attended a service to mark the beginning of the 2019 State Parliamentary Year.

In the evening at University of South Australia, the Governor attended an address entitled Welcome to an Enterprising 2019 by the Chancellor, Ms Pauline Carr.

Afterwards at the Adelaide Convention Centre, the Governor attended a State Dinner hosted by the Premier, the Honourable Steven Marshall MP, in honour of the South Australia-Brittany Sister-Region Relationship, on the occasion of the first official visit to South Australia by Mr Loïg Chesnais-Girard, President of the Regional Council of Brittany.

On Monday morning at Government House, Mrs Le hosted a morning tea for members of the Probus Club of Burnside, followed by a tour.

In the afternoon His Excellency the Governor received Mr Douglas Gautier AM, Chief Executive Officer and Artistic Director, Adelaide Festival Centre.

On Saturday evening in Chinatown, Adelaide, the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, addressed the gathering at the Chinatown Adelaide Lunar New Year street party.

On Friday afternoon at Government House, His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le received Mrs Cintra Amos and Ms Gillian Lewis, Co-Convenors of the Adelaide White Ribbon breakfast and their partners, followed by a luncheon.

In the evening at the Adelaide Oval, the Governor and Mrs Le attended the Royal Zoological Society of South Australia’s 3rd annual Rhino gala event.

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

Later at Government House, the Governor received His Excellency Mr Chris Cannan, Australian Ambassador to Israel.

On Wednesday evening at Adelaide Oval, His Excellency the Governor delivered the keynote address at an event hosted by The Tax Institute.

Afterwards at the National Wine Centre, the Governor attended a function hosted by the Australian Arab Chamber of Commerce and Industry to welcome His Excellency Mr Aziz Akhannouch, Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries, Rural Development, Waters and Forests of the United Kingdom of Morocco.

On Tuesday morning in the grounds of Government House, the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, addressed the guests and presented awards at the 2019 Merit Ceremony to Year 12 students who achieved academic excellence. The ceremony was hosted by the SACE Board of South Australia.

On Monday evening at Ottoway, His Excellency the Governor addressed the gathering at a Lunar New Year Spring Festival, hosted by The South Australia Zhu-Lin Buddhist Association.

On Saturday morning at the Community Kitchen, Adelaide Central Market, His Excellency the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, cut the cake at the 150th anniversary celebration of the Adelaide Central Market.

In the evening at the Hilton Adelaide, the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, addressed the guests and presented awards at the Chinatown Adelaide Lunar New Year celebration.

Afterwards at Klemzig, the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, addressed the guests at the Lunar New Year celebration hosted by the Malaysia Club of South Australia.

On Friday morning at the South Australian Museum, His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le toured the Parasites: Life Undercover exhibition.

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 volunteers from the Australian Red Cross, South Australia Division.

On Wednesday morning at Government House, His Excellency the Governor received Ms Katharine Short, President, Churchill Fellows Association of South Australia.

On Tuesday morning at Government House, His Excellency the Governor received Mr Bret Walker SC, Royal Commissioner and Mr Richard Beasley SC, Senior Counsel Assisting, Murray-Darling Basin Royal Commission.

Also in the morning, Mrs Le hosted a morning tea for members of the Returned and Services League of Australia, Loxton Sub-Branch.

On Saturday morning at Elder Park, His Excellency the Governor attended the Australia Day Smoking Ceremony organised by the Australia Day Council of South Australia.

Later at Walkerville, the Governor presented the 2019 Community Event of the Year Award and citizenship certificates at a ceremony organised by The Corporation of the Town of Walkerville.

In the evening at Elder Park, the Governor and Mrs Le attended the Australia Day in the City Parade organised by the Australia Day Council of South Australia.

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

In the afternoon at Government House, the Governor received Her Excellency Mrs Menna Rawlings CMG, British High Commissioner to Australia; Mr Chris Holtby OBE,  Consul-General, British Consulate-General in Melbourne; Mr Ian Smith AM, British Honorary Consul in Adelaide; and Mr Nigel Stewart, SEA 5000 Managing Director, BAE Systems, followed by a luncheon.

Afterwards the Governor and Mrs Le visited some elderly people in their homes to enquire how they were  coping with the heat.

On Wednesday evening at the Brighton Surf Life Saving Clubrooms, His Excellency the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Le, officially opened the 2019 Brighton Jetty Sculptures Exhibition organised by the Brighton Jetty Sculptures Committee.

On Tuesday morning at Government House, His Excellency the Governor received Mr George Psiachas, Consul-General of Greece, Adelaide.

In the afternoon the Governor received Mr Raymond Spencer, Chair, and Professor Steve Wesselingh, Executive Director, South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute, followed by a luncheon which included Board Members.

On Monday evening in the grounds of Government House, His Excellency 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 afternoon at Oaklands Park, His Excellency the Governor presented awards at the 2019 South Australian Swimming Championships Hall of Fame Induction.

In the evening at the Adelaide Convention Centre, the Governor attended the 2019 Santos Tour Down Under Legends’ Night function.

On Friday afternoon at Athelstone, His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le observed the Santos Tour Down Under 2019 Stage 4 Finish.

In the evening at Legacy House, Adelaide, the Governor addressed the guests at a reception hosted by the Legacy Club of South Australia and Broken Hill to thank supporters of the 2018 Tour de Legacy.

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

In the afternoon at Uraidla, the Governor and Mrs Le observed the Santos Tour Down Under 2019 Stage 3 Finish, and afterwards the Governor presented a trophy to the winner.

In the evening at the Adelaide Convention Centre, the Governor and Mrs Le attended a Chinese New Year celebration hosted by The Honourable Steven Marshall MP, Premier of South Australia and Ms He Lanjing, Consul-General of the People’s Republic of China.

On Tuesday morning at Government House, Mrs Le hosted a morning tea for members of the Broughton Plains Heritage Society followed by a tour.

On Sunday afternoon in Adelaide, the Governor and Mrs Le attended the 2019 Santos Tour Down Under Classic events organised by the University of South Australia and by the South Australian Tourism Commission.