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  • Western Australian Dr Craig Challen named Australian of the Year 2019

    Read the Governor’s message congratulating Dr Craig Challen SC OAM, Western Australia’s 2019 Australian of the Year recipient, on being named overall Australian of the Year 2019 with his friend Dr Richard Harris OAM. Read the Governor’s message…

  • 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…

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Governor hosts inaugural State welcome for international students

Monday, 18th February 2019

More than 1000 international students set to start their university studies in Perth were personally welcomed by the Governor at an inaugural event for the state on Sunday, 17th February 2019.

The Governor hosted the official welcome event in the grounds of Government House, in partnership with StudyPerth, to help…