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Official Visit to the Mid-West Region - September 2016


On Tuesday, 6 September 2016 Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson, AC, Governor of Western Australia, commenced her first official visit to the Mid-West region, and carried out the following duties:
 
·       Visited the Western Australian Museum, Geraldton.


·       Visited St. John’s Ambulance, Wonthella.


·       Visited Geraldton Grammar School – STEM building tour and light lunch with school children.


·       Visited Geraldton Senior College – The Shine Program.


·       Visited ACTIV Foundation.


·       Visited Bundiyarra Aboriginal Community Corporation.


·       Attended dinner hosted by the Mid-West Development Commission Board.


On Wednesday, 7 September 2016 Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson, AC, Governor of Western Australia, commenced her first official visit to the Mid-West region, and carried out the following duties:
 
·       Attended Geraldton Rotary Clubs Combined Breakfast.

·       Visited WA Country Health Services – Tour of Geraldton Hospital.


·       Attended Morning Tea hosted by the Country Women’s Association, Geraldton.


·       Visited HMAS Sydney II – wreath laying and meet with Volunteer Tour Guides.


·       Attended briefing by representatives of Pollinators, followed by lunch.


·       Met with Board and Staff of Northern Agricultural Catchments Council.


·       4WaysFresh – Geraldton Horticulture Precinct and Tour.


·       Attended a Reception hosted by the City of Geraldton.
 


On Thursday, 8 September 2016 Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson, AC, Governor of Western Australia, commenced her first official visit to the Mid-West region, and carried out the following duties:
 
·       Visited Meekatharra Hospital.


·       Attended Morning Tea in Council Chambers with Meekatharra Elected Members.


·       Attended a Luncheon jointly hosted by the Shire of Mount Magnet, Shire of Cue, Shire of Yalgoo and Shire of Sandstone.


·       Met with Mount Magnet Yamitji Reference Group.


 



Official Visit to the Pilbara Region - August 2016


On Sunday, 21 August 2016 Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson, AC, Governor of Western Australia, commenced her first official visit to the Pilbara region, and carried out the following duties:

·       Attended a Civic Reception hosted by the City of Karratha.

·       Attended a Dinner hosted by the Pilbara Development Commission.


On Monday, 22 August 2016 Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson, AC, Governor of Western Australia, commenced her first official visit to the Pilbara region, and carried out the following duties:
 
·       Undertook an interview at ABC North West WA radio station.

·       Visited Karratha Senior High School.



·       Visited St. John Ambulance Karratha Substation.


·       Met with representatives of Royal Association of Justices WA at North Regional TAFE, Karratha.


·       Visited The Smith Family at Tambrey Primary School, Tambrey.

·       Visited St. Luke’s College and Karratha Science Engagement Network, Baynton.


·       Visited the North West Shelf Project Visitor Centre – Woodside Energy Limited.


On Tuesday, 23 August 2016 Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson, AC, Governor of Western Australia, on her first official visit to the Pilbara region, carried out the following duties:
 
·       Visited Murujuga National Park – Murujuga Land and Sea Unit, Burrup.


·       Visited Karratha Visitor Centre, The Business Centre Pilbara, followed by a tour of Ngurrangga.



·       Visited Wickham Primary School.



·       Visited Cossack Bond Store – Cossack Heritage Precinct.


·       Visit Old Gaol Museum and Roebourne Visitor Centre.


·       Visited Ngarluma and Yindjibarndi Foundation Limited – Roebourne Cultural Centre (Ngurin).



On Wednesday, 24 August 2016 Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson, AC, Governor of Western Australia, on her first official visit to the Pilbara region, carried out the following duties:
 
·       Visited Ngarluma Yindjibarndi Foundation Limited, Whim Creek.


·       Visited Spinifex Hill Arts Studio, South Hedland.


·       Visited Cassia Primary School, South Hedland.


·       Met with representatives of Youth Involvement Council and undertook a tour of the facility.


·       Attended a Civic Reception hosted by the Town of Port Hedland.


 
On Thursday, 25 August 2016 Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson, AC, Governor of Western Australia, on her first official visit to the Pilbara region, carried out the following duties:
 
·       Visited School of the Air, Port Hedland.


·       Visited Hedland Health Campus.


·       Visited Dalgety House Museum.


·       Visited Port Hedland Peace Memorial Seafarers Centre.


·       Attended presentation by the Pilbara Development Commission.


·       Visited Care for Hedland Environmental Association.