Thursday, 22 September 2023
On Thursday morning Her Excellency the Governor presided over a meeting of the Executive Council.
Also in the morning, at Government House, the Governor and Mr Bunten hosted investiture ceremonies for Australian Honours.
Later, at Government House, the Governor and Mr Bunten hosted a luncheon. Guests included Mr David Brown, Chief Executive, Department for Correctional Services; Mrs Julia Waddington-Powell, Chief Executive, South Australian Fire and Emergency Services Commission (SAFECOM) and Mr Lincoln Powell; Mr Michael Morgan AFSM, Chief Officer, SA Metropolitan Fire Service, and Mrs Colleen Morgan; Mr Brett Loughlin AFSM, Chief Officer, SA Country Fire Service, and Mrs Jess Loughlin; Mr Rob Elliot ASM, Chief Executive Officer, SA Ambulance Service, and Mrs Kylie Elliot; Mr Chris Beattie, Chief Officer, SA State Emergency Service, and Mrs Melanie Beattie; Mrs Erma Ranieri PSM, Commissioner for Public Sector Employment, and Mr Greg Parker PSM, South Australian Public Service Medal Association, and Mrs Maureen Parker.
In the afternoon, the Governor, as patron of the Leaders Institute of South Australia, addressed and took questions from participants of the Governor’s Leadership Foundation program.
In the evening, at Glenelg, the Governor and Mr Bunten, as joint patrons of the Royal Aeronautical Society – Adelaide Branch, attended the Sir Ross and Sir Keith Smith Dinner, hosted by the Royal Aeronautical Society – Adelaide Branch.