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Virtual Visit to Horsham

Today, the Governor conducted a virtual regional tour, visiting the Rural City of Horsham as part of the Governor’s program to stay connected with all sectors of the community during COVID-19.

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Virtual Connections

In addition to her program of video-calls, this week the Governor conducted more virtual visits.
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Virtual Visit to Melbourne Zoo

The Governor and Mr Howard today paid a virtual visit to the Melbourne Zoo, as part of the Governor’s program to continue connecting with organisations and members of the Victorian community during

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Connecting Communities

The Governor again conducted many video calls during the week, building on some long-standing connections.
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Parliament House Kitchen Program

Last week, the Governor conducted a ‘virtual visit’ to Victoria’s Parliament House, enabling her to continue to reach out and connect with Victorians, while maintaining the current physical distanc

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ANZAC Day 2020

Due to the necessary restrictions on large gatherings of people in response to COVID-19, ANZAC Day this year was marked in a very different way.

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A week touched by tragedy  

This week the Governor and Mr Howard joined people across the State in remembering four members of Victoria Police tragically killed on the Eastern Freeway.
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Thinking of Our Victoria Police

Thank you to Victoria Police for the work you do every day for the Victorian Community.  The Governor and Mr Howard are thinking of the families, friends and colleagues of the members tragically lo

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Peace and Prosperity Garden during COVID-19

The Governor and Mr Howard reinstated a kitchen garden at Government House on the site where the original kitchen garden was first planted.

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Someone Special Program

We understand that this is a difficult time here in Victoria and for people all around the world.

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The 94th Birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

The tradition of the  Monarch celebrating an Official Birthday, and not the day of their actual birthday, is one that goes back over 250 years, to the time of King George II in 1748.

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This week at Government House Victoria

This week, the Governor and Mr Howard spoke via video-link to the Chair and the Director of Australian Red Cross Victoria, about the ways in which the Red Cross is playing a very important role in