Vice-Regal Notes

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The Governor and Mr Anthony Howard QC attended the Australian Formula One Grand Prix at Albert Park.

The Governor and Mr Anthony Howard QC attended the Essendon -v- Hawthorn Football Match at the MCG.

The Governor received a call from the Judges of the Family Court of Australia.  Later, the Governor and Mr Anthony Howard QC volunteered at the Collingwood Children's Farm.  The Governor and Mr Howard then hosted an Austrade Luncheon for Industry 4.0.  

The Governor received the call of the Hon Shi Taifeng, Governor of Jiangsu Province, The People's Republic of China, and, together with Mr Anthony Howard, QC hosted a luncheon in his honour. In the evening, the Governor and Mr Howard hosted a reception for the 2017 Formula One Grand Prix.

The Governor, accompanied by Mr Anthony Howard QC, toured the Alfred Hospital.  Later the Governor, accompanied by Mr Howard, delivered her "Love Letter to Footy" at a lunch for Australian Prostrate Cancer Research.  The Right Honourable Dame Sian Elias GNZM QC, Chief Justice of New Zealand called on the Governor.  In the evening, the Governor and Mr Howard accompanied by Dame Sian, attended the Gala Opening of the Melbourne Comedy Festival.

The Governor presided at a meeting of the Executive Council and later, with Mr Anthony Howard QC, hosted a Reception for scholars from the Dame Nellie Melba Opera Trust. In the afternoon, the Governor accompanied by Mr Howard, delivered a public lecture at the University of Melbourne and launched the Melbourne Law School Honour Boards.

Mr Anthony Howard QC hosted the Lead Design Project students from various Victorian universities on a tour of Government House. The Governor and Mr Howard hosted a dinner to mark the retirement of Major General David McLachlan AO (Retd) as State President, RSL (Vic Branch) and Mrs Louise McLachlan.

The Governor received the call of the Speaker, the Hon Colin Brooks MP. Later the Governor, accompanied by Mr Howard, unveiled the original foundation stone of Sir Dallas Brooks Hall, on the 50th anniversary of the laying of the foundation stone.  Later, the Governor and Mr Howard hosted a luncheon for first official AFL match in China.  In the afternoon, the Governor, accompanied by Mr Howard, installed Mr Allan Myers AC QC as the 22nd Chancellor of the University of Melbourne.

The Governor and Mr Anthony Howard QC hosted a Reception to mark the 20th anniversary of Phillip Island Nature Parks.

The Governor presided at a meeting of the Executive Council. The Governor and Mr Anthony Howard QC hosted the 2017 International School Students Welcome Reception. The Governor received the calls of Mr Tim Cartwright, Family Violence Reform Implementation Monitor, followed by the farewell call of Ms Keiko Haneda, Consul-General of Japan. The Governor later met with senior female commissioned officers of Victoria Police.