Thursday, 18 May 2023
On Thursday morning, Her Excellency the Governor continued her visit to the Yorke Peninsula, where, at the Yorketown Area School, she met Mayor Darren Braund, His Worship the Mayor of the Yorke Peninsula Council; Mr Andrew Cameron, Chief Executive Officer, Yorke Peninsula Council; and Mr Michael Beelitz, Principal, Yorketown Area School, addressed the students and toured the school.
Afterwards at Yorketown, the Governor, accompanied by Mayor Braund and Mr Cameron, met Ms Kate Martin, Coordinator, SYP Community Hub, and attended a morning tea with community members at the SYP Community Hub.
Later, at Edithburgh, the Governor, visited the town’s attractions on a historical tour led by Mayor Braund, followed by a luncheon at The Location Café with Mayor Braund and Mrs Kerry Braund, and Mr Cameron.
In the afternoon at Curramulka, the Governor met Yorke Peninsula Council Cr Scott Hoyle, and viewed the Hoyle family’s farming and operations.
Afterwards, at the Yorke Peninsula Council office, Maitland, the Governor met with Mr Eddie Newchurch, Chair, Port Pearce Aboriginal Corporation, and Board Member, Tandanya; Ms Ann Newchurch, Narungga Nation Aboriginal Corporation; and Aunty Leslie Wanganeen and Uncle Michael Wanganeen, Nharangga Aboriginal Progress Association, for a discussion with Aboriginal leaders in the area.
In the evening, at Port Hughes, the Governor hosted a dinner for Mrs Roslyn Talbot, Her Worship the Mayor of the Copper Coast Council, and Mr Russell Peate, Chief Executive Officer, Copper Coast Council.
In the morning, at Government House, the Governor’s Deputy presided over a meeting of the Executive Council.
On Sunday 21 May, from 10am to 4pm, Government House and grounds will be open to the public to celebrate the Coronation and His Majesty The King’s connections with South Australia.