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  • Lunchtimes in the Grounds at Government House 

    Visit our beautiful heritage gardens, open to the public every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 12pm – 2pm. Find out more…

  • Governor visits Albany on second official regional visit

    In November the Governor met with representatives from the University of Western Australia, Albany Centre and the Albany Shellfish Hatchery and was the guest speaker at an historic combined schools Centenary Commemoration of Armistice event at Anzac Peace Park. Read more…

  • Governor welcomes international education agents

    The Governor hosted a reception for visiting international education agents on Monday 5th November. The group of 17 agents from China, Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia are in Perth for a week-long familiarisation tour, coordinated by StudyPerth. Read more…

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Message from the Governor - Vale Sir Robert William (Bill) Cole, 1926-2019

Friday, 11th January 2019

Bill Cole, a famous
West Australian but little known in his home state, passed away on Tuesday this
week. He was of a generation of Commonwealth public servants who could be genuinely
described as mandarins. A secure, self-confident, patriotic, intelligent class
who, while respectful of their political masters, took…