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Her Excellency’s first official visit to the Peel Region

Thursday, 22nd February 2018

On Tuesday, 20th February, Her Excellency undertook her first official visit to the Peel Region visiting Whitby, Fairbridge and Mandurah including Coodanup College.

The Regional Visit Program is an opportunity for the Governor to engage…

Governor hosts launch of new WA Aboriginal Leadership Institute

Thursday, 1st February 2018

A new organisation that brings together current, future and emerging Aboriginal leaders from across the State was launched today by Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson AC, Governor of Western Australia.

The Western Australian Aboriginal…

Western Australians recognised in Australia Day 2018 Honours List

Friday, 26th January 2018

Congratulations to all Western Australians recognised today in the Australia Day 2018 Honours List for exceptional service or achievement in our community.

The Governor-General and Chancellor of the Order of Australia, His Excellency General…

Governor’s Annual Christmas Message – 2017

Wednesday, 20th December 2017

As we approach the end of 2017, I extend my warmest wishes to all of my fellow Western Australians for a joyful and safe Christmas and New Year.
The festive season is a time of…

Winners announced for 2017 Governor’s School STEM Awards

Monday, 27th November 2017

The winners of the third annual Governor’s School STEM Awards were recognised today at an awards ceremony at Government House.

Congratulations to Penhros College which won both the primary and secondary categories for 2017…