Notes on the program of the Governor of Victoria, the Hon. Linda Dessau AC, and her husband Mr Anthony Howard QC.

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The Governor, the Hon. Linda Dessau AC, and Mr Anthony Howard QC hosted a lunch for the Melbourne International Arts Festival.

Later, the Governor, accompanied by Mr Howard, spoke at the Melbourne International Arts Festival Fire Garden, before opening the Friends' of the Royal Botanic Gardens exhibition 'The Art of Botanical Illustration 2018'. 

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The Governor, the Hon. Linda Dessau AC, and Mr Anthony Howard QC hosted the official launch of the 2018 Daniher's Drive.

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The Governor, the Hon. Linda Dessau AC, presided at a meeting of the Executive Council before, with Mr Anthony Howard QC, receiving Mr Michael Kleine, US Consul General, and Mrs Hiroko Kleine.

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The Governor, the Hon. Linda Dessau AC, and Mr Anthony Howard QC hosted the Senior of the Year Awards before attending a memorial in honour of the late Mr Tony Peek, AFL senior executive.

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The Governor, the Hon. Linda Dessau AC, and Mr Anthony Howard QC returned to Victoria following an official visit to India and Israel.

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On an official visit to Israel, the Governor, the Hon. Linda Dessau AC, and Mr Anthony Howard QC visited Yad Vashem, The World Holocaust Remembrance Centre, before laying a wreath at the Jerusalem War Memorial on behalf of the people of Victoria.

They visited Mount Scopus and then toured the Old City of Jerusalem, before visiting the Western Wall. 
 

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On an official visit to Israel, the Governor, the Hon. Linda Dessau AC, and Mr Anthony Howard QC participated in an AgriTech roundtable at the Tel Aviv Austrade Landing Pad.

They met with Dr Tamir Geddo, CEO, Breath of Life Pharm, and then toured the Agriculture Research Organisation's Volcani Centre.

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On an official visit to Israel, the Governor, the Hon. Linda Dessau AC, and Mr Anthony Howard QC visited Headspace before meeting Prof. Daniel Zajfman, President, Weizmann Institute of Science.

They met the CEO of the Israel Innovation Authority, Mr Aharon Aharon, then visited Elbit Systems.

They then attended a dinner hosted by the Australian Ambassador to Israel, Mr Chris Cannan. 

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On an official visit to Israel, the Governor, the Hon. Linda Dessau AC, and Mr Anthony Howard QC visited Hadassah Medical Centre and BioHouse, before meeting with His Excellency Mr Reuven Rivlin, President of Israel, followed by a meeting with Rabbi Yaakov Litzman, Deputy Minister for Health.

They met Mr Yuval Rotem, Director General of the Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs and then Mr Ron Huldai, the Mayor of Tel Aviv-Yafo before attending a Friends of Victoria reception. 

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On an official visit to Israel, the Governor, the Hon. Linda Dessau AC, and Mr Anthony Howard QC met the Australian Ambassador to Israel, Mr Chris Cannan, and then Victoria's Commissioner to Europe and Israel, Mr Ken Ryan.

Later, they met Mr Ido Nehushtan, Chairman and Mr Paul Israel, Executive Director, Israel-Australia Chamber of Commerce.