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Keeping in Touch - at a distance

A central part of the Governor’s role at any time is to engage with different sectors of the Victorian community, hearing both about great endeavour and achievement in our State, as well as about c

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A message from the Governor of Victoria and Mr Anthony Howard AM QC

Across recent months, we have seen the resilience of Victorians in their response to the bushfire crisis.

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Events at Government House Victoria

An update from the Office of the Governor regarding COVID-19
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International Women's Day 2020

As the first female Governor of Victoria, the annual celebration of International Women’s Day affords the Governor the opportunity to speak with women and girls from many organisations, backgrounds

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Visit to East Gippsland Shire

The Governor visited Orbost, which has a population of approximately 2000 people, Sarsfield, with a population of around 600 people, and Bairnsdale, on a recent return visit to the East Gippsland S

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The Organs of the Ballarat Goldfields

The Organs of the Ballarat Goldfields is a festival that celebrates the many nineteenth century pipe organs which can be found throughout the Central Highlands Goldfields of Victoria.

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Visit to Bishopscourt

Bishopscourt, the current residence of the Anglican Archbishop of Melbourne, was home to Sir George Ferguson Bowen, Governor of Victoria, and Lady Bowen, from 1874 until 1876.

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Pathways to Politics Reception

The Pathways to Politics Program for Women is an initiative which aims to increase female participation in politics, and is hosted by the Melbourne School of Government.  Among assembled guests wer

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Visit of His Excellency Mr Reuven Rivlin

The Governor and Mr Howard this afternoon met with His Excellency Mr Reuven Rivlin, President of the State of Israel, at Government House, before hosting a lunch for 200 business leaders and indust

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The 150th anniversary of the Royal Children’s Hospital.

The Governor and Mr Howard hosted a garden party to recognise and acknowledge the enormous contribution of the Royal Children’s Hospital to the Victorian community over the last 150 years. 

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Visit to Puckapunyal Military Area

On Tuesday 28 January, the Governor and Mr Howard visited the Puckapunyal Military Area to meet with senior officers and troops of the 4th Brigade and the Royal Victoria Regiment (RVR).

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