Tuesday, 26 April 2022
On Tuesday morning at Government House, Her Excellency the Governor received the Honourable Peter Malinauskas MP, Premier of South Australia.
Afterwards the Governor received Dr Angela Macdonald PSM, Australian Ambassador-designate to Thailand.
Later the Governor and Mr Bunten hosted investiture ceremonies for Australian Honours, including Australian Police Medals, Conspicuous Service Medals and a Bravery Medal.
The Governor and Mr Bunten then hosted a luncheon at which the guests included Dr James Muecke AM, Lieutenant Governor of South Australia and Mrs Mena Muecke OAM; Commander Emma McDonald-Kerr ADC RAN, Commanding Officer, Navy Headquarters SA; Brigadier Graham Goodwin CSC, Army Area Representative – SA and Mrs Jenny Goodwin; Air Commodore Ross Bender, Senior Australian Defence Force Officer – Edinburgh and Mrs Kelly Bender; Mr Grant Stevens APM, Commissioner of South Australia Police and Mrs Emma Stevens; Mr Bill Denny AM BM, President, South Australia, Australian Bravery Association; and Honorary Aides-de-Camp to the Governor who assisted at the ceremonies.
In the evening the Governor hosted a reception for Australia Awards and New Colombo Plan students.