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Melbourne Cup Eve Reception

'History tells us that, since 1861, the Melbourne Cup has been a beloved part of Melbourne’s sporting and social scene.'
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Victorian Racing Club Chairman's Dinner

'You have evolved across the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries to run a modern event. One that reaches all Victorians and many millions beyond our borders.'
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Australian Open Global Ballkid Program Launch

'The program will enable one thousand children in Indian schools and clubs to participate in a Ballkid training program.'

Sports Diplomacy Reception in India

'I think sport is one of the important links between us. Perhaps it explains why the largest Indian community in Australia resides in our State!'

Unity Cup Rumbalara Football Club

'I love the fact that you have been ahead of the curve when it comes to equality and respect for girls and women.'

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.'

Grand Prix Welcome Reception

'The Grand Prix is one of those great events, bringing avid fans flocking to our city from further afield in Australia and from overseas.'
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Special Olympics Australia National Games Reception

'The Special Olympics are a time to enjoy the thrill, the challenge and the sense of belonging that comes from participating and competing in sport.'
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Melbourne Cup Eve reception

Speech by the Governor of Victoria for the Melbourne Cup Eve reception.
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2017 Scout and Guide Awards

Speech by the Governor of Victoria for the 2017 Scout and Guide Awards.

Celebrating the West

Speech by the Governor of Victoria about Celebrating the West.

6th AFL International Cup Welcome Reception

Speech by the Governor of Victoria for the 6th AFL international Cup welcome reception.