Speeches delivered by the Governor of Victoria, the Hon. Linda Dessau AC.

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'If you were to stop three people on the street outside the Werribee Plaza, two of them would have moved into the neighbourhood in the past five years.'
'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.'
'We must eradicate the stigma surrounding mental health and men’s problems and promote greater social and emotional connectivity for boys and men.'
'Research shows that for every $1 invested in such early intervention, there is a return of $2.20 worth of social and economic benefits.'
'For generations of Victoria's Governors – and for a period, Governors-General – Christ Church was their local parish church.'
'This generation certainly yearns to travel in order to study and learn.'
'Trade between Victoria and Latin America has more than doubled in the past ten years, with a substantial increase of 25 per cent in the last four years alone.'
'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.'