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Recent Engagements

June 2017


On Thursday, 1 June 2017 at Government House, Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson, AC, Governor of Western Australia, received Mr C Sainsbury, Chief Executive Officer, and Mr A Munro, Mining Executive (Iron Ore), Rio Tinto.  Following this, the Governor received Ms S McInnes, Vice President of Corporate Affairs, and Ms S Reynolds, Senior Indigenous Affairs Adviser, Woodside Energy Limited.  After this, the Governor received Mr J Langoulant, AO.  In the evening, the Governor hosted a Reception on the occasion of Reconciliation Week to recognise the 50th Anniversary of the 1967 Referendum.
 
On Friday, 2 June 2017 at Government House, Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson, AC, Governor of Western Australia, received Board Members of the WA Parks Foundation.  In the evening, the Governor participated in the Celebrate WA 2017 Western Australian of the Year Awards Ceremony.
 
On Monday, 5 June 2017 Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson, AC, Governor of Western Australia, commenced her first official visit to the United Kingdom and undertook the following duties:
·      Delivered an address at the Western Australia Day Service at The Queen’s Chapel of the Savoy, London.
·      Met with Professor Michael Arthur, President and Provost, and Mr P Ng, Partnership Manager (South East Asia) Global Engagement Office, The University of College London.

On Tuesday, 6 June 2017 Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson, AC, Governor of Western Australia, during her first official visit to the United Kingdom, undertook the following duties:
·        Attended a Luncheon hosted by the City of London Corporation.
·        Met with Professor A Gast, President, Imperial College, London.

On Wednesday, 7 June 2017 Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson, AC, Governor of Western Australia, during her first official visit to the United Kingdom, undertook the following duties:
·        Received by Her Majesty The Queen at Buckingham Palace.
·        Attended a Cocktail Reception hosted by Mr J Atkins, Agent General for Western Australia and Mrs K Atkins.
 
At Government House, Lieutenant Governor Hon Wayne Martin AC, received Mr N Hagley, Clerk of the Executive Council.  Following this, the Lieutenant Governor presided over a meeting of the Executive Council.

On Thursday, 15 June 2017 the Honourable Wayne Martin, AC, Lieutenant Governor attended the Funeral Service of Mrs Letitia Anne Sylvie Leach, OAM FNM.
 
On Tuesday, 20 June 2017 the Honourable Wayne Martin, AC, Lieutenant Governor received Mr D Cunninghame and Ms S Labuschagne, Office of the Auditor General WA.  Following this, the Lieutenant Governor received Ms R Neilsen, Clerk of the Executive Council.  After this, the Lieutenant Governor presided over a meeting of the Executive Council.  Later, the Lieutenant Governor received His Excellency Dr H J Gobbi, Ambassador of the Argentine Republic and Ms A Viek, Minister Trade Relations, Embassy of the Argentine Republic, Canberra.
 
On Saturday, 24 June 2017 the Honourable Justice R Le Miere, Deputy of the Governor delivered an address at a Gala event to mark the Centenary of the Western Australian Camera Club.