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Morning Tea for the 50th Anniversary of the NGV Volunteer Guides

'As I understand it, even just in this room today there is a collective 1165 years of service.'

Governor's Performance Series: Brass

'This evening is about showcasing brass instruments and their musicians. It is about putting brass front and centre on stage.'
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Launch of 2018 Pacific International Billiards & Snooker Tournament

'We know that this table has seen 140 plus years of history. And so far as we know, this room has always been used as a billiard room.'

C2 Conference: Da Vinci, the Modern Polymath and Creative Collisions

'We need people like da Vinci whose work – whether in ground-breaking science or breathtaking art – has at its heart, a reverence for the wonders of humankind.'

Australian Music Examinations Board Centenary Morning Tea

'There is barely a street across Victoria that hasn’t heard scales or sonatas practised in anticipation of an AMEB examination.'

Ross Gillies QC Portrait Unveiling

"Gillies is, of course, a legend of the Bar, and formally inducted as such in 2012. He is a man of the Bar, having signed the Bar Roll more than 50 years ago."
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Port Fairy Folk Festival Opening

"There are not many cultural festivals that can count more than four continuous decades. They are simply not easy to run."

Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival Reception

Our fashion sector contributes more than half a billion dollars to the Victorian economy, and employs scores of thousands of people.

A Baroque Archbishop In Melbourne: Conference

Never has history resonated more with me than since we moved into this beautiful Government House.
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Governor's Performance Series Circus Oz

Speech by the Governor of Victoria for the Governor's Performance Series- Circus Oz.
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100 Years of Finland's Independence

Speech by the Governor of Victoria to commemorate 100 years of Finland's independence.

Opening of Craft Victoria Watson Place

Speech by the Governor of Victoria for Craft Victoria Opening.