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The Official Opening of the New Annexe at the Parliament of Victoria

'This building is, as yet, empty of history. It adjoins buildings and chambers of great historical significance, but it is just a blank page.'
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Royal Commonwealth Society Patronage Morning Tea

'We thank you all for your service and your contributions to the Victorian branch of the Royal Commonwealth Society.'
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Flag Raising Ceremony at Government House

'It is a symbolic step, but an important one. Symbols matter.'
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ANZAC Day 2018

'And so it is that all of us, right here at home, must remember everything that has been given to us and for us, by our defence forces.'
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Australia Day 2018 Honours and Awards Investiture Ceremonies

'Do not deflect the glory. Enjoy the praise. Allow us to have the pleasure of thanking you.'
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Welcome for Ian Riseley OAM - President of Rotary International

"We owe great thanks to the 30,000 professionals and businesspeople across Australia, who join the 1.2 million international Rotarians."
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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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Reception For Australian Bravery Association National Conference

"You help instil optimism and you help promote an aspiration towards good deeds."
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Australia Day Address

"The day when we gather as a nation gives us the opportunity to reflect on what each one of us can do to make Australia even better." 
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Bourke Street Memorial Service

"My husband joins with me in saying that our hearts go out to you: personally, as parents, as proud Melburnians."
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Australia Day Reception

"In contemplating what Australia Day is about, it is clear that, in our diverse community, a national day may represent different things to different people."
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Bourke Street Memorial Plaque Unveiling

"I hope that there is some comfort in knowing that those so dear to you will be remembered and reflected upon by generations to come, in this tranquil setting."
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