On Wednesday morning at Government House, Her Excellency the Governor hosted a function for the Arts Festivals. Guests included, Ms Heather Croall, Director and Chief Executive Officer, Adelaide Fringe; Ms Kathie Massey, Interim Executive Director, Adelaide Festival; Ms Annette Tripodi, Associate Director, WOMAdelaide; Ms Kate Moskwa, Chief Executive Officer SALA (South Australian Living Artists); Mr Mat Kesting, Chief Executive Officer / Creative Director, Adelaide Film Festival; Ms Helen Sheldon, General Manager / Marketing and Business Development Officer, Feast Festival; Ms Justyna Jochym, Chief Executive Officer, Festivals Adelaide; Ms Susannah Sweeney, Head of Public Purpose Programming DreamBIG Children’s Festival; Ms Alex Sinclair, Head of Cabaret, Commercial & Venue Sales, Adelaide Cabaret Festival; Mr Slava Grigoryan, Artistic Director of Adelaide Guitar Festival.

Afterwards the Governor received the Honourable John Dawkins MLC, President of the Legislative Council.

Later, Her Excellency and Mr Bunten received Mr Anthony Hurl.

Later the Governor received Rear Admiral the Honourable Kevin Scarce AC CSC RAN, followed by a luncheon.

In the afternoon the Governor received Her Excellency Ms Betty Pavelich, Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia.

In the evening at the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute, the Governor and Mr Bunten attended the inaugural Jennifer Cashmore oration, hosted by History Trust of South Australia.