Vice-Regal Notes

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The Governor, the Hon. Linda Dessau AC, presided over a meeting of Executive Council, before speaking at the Battle of Beersheba 100th anniversary commemoration ceremony, accompanied by Mr Anthony Howard QC.

Later, they hosted a reception to mark the 30th anniversary of Crimestoppers.

Mr Howard hosted a tour for Year 7 History students from the Melbourne Indigenous Transition School.

The Governor, the Hon. Linda Dessau AC, as Patron, accompanied by Mr Anthony Howard QC, hosted a reception for the Rose Society of Victoria.

Mr Howard hosted a tour of the State Apartments for Peace and Prosperity Kitchen Garden participants.

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The Governor and Mr Howard presented the Queen's Scout and Queen's Guide Awards at Government House.

The Governor, the Hon. Linda Dessau AC, held a meeting with Mr Tim Dillon, Commissioner for Victoria to China.

The Governor, the Hon. Linda Dessau AC, hosted a meeting of the Victorian Rhodes Scholarship Selection Committee before announcing the 2018 Victorian Rhodes Scholar.

The Governor and Mr Anthony Howard QC then hosted the 2018 Victorian Australian of the Year Awards.

The Governor, the Hon. Linda Dessau AC, received the call of Professor Carolyn Evans, Honorary Secretary, Victorian Rhodes Scholarship Selection Committee, and then conducted final interviews for the 2018 Victorian Rhodes Scholarship with the Selection Committee.

The Governor, the Hon. Linda Dessau AC, presided at a meeting of the Executive Council, then visited the Cranbourne Royal Botanic Gardens.

The Governor received His Excellency Dr Michael Pulch, Ambassador of the EU to Australia and Mrs Gabriele Pulch, then hosted an afternoon tea for Red Cross & St John Ambulance Bourke Street Incident volunteers before hosting the Endeavour Australia Cheung Kong Awards.

The Governor, the Hon. Linda Dessau AC, received Professor Alan Mackay-Sim, 2017 Australian of the Year, and then Ms Jan Adams AO, PSM Australia's Ambassador to the People's Republic of China, before hosting a lunch for Ambassador Adams.

The Governor received Sir Angus Houston AK AFC (Ret'd), Chair, Australian Cancer Research Foundation and later hosted a reception for the 25th anniversary of Carers Victoria.

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