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Recent Engagements

March 2017


On Wednesday, 1 March 2017 Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson, AC, Governor of Western Australia, visited Shalom House.

On Thursday, 2 March 2017 Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson, AC, Governor of Western Australia, attended the Institute of Public Administration Australia WA “WS Lonnie Awards” Luncheon.  In the afternoon, the Governor received Ms K Eckert, Chief Executive Officer, Kalgoorlie-Boulder Urban Landcare Group and Ms R Piesse, Board Adviser – Strategy & Governance, WA Parks Foundation.

On Friday, 3 March 2017 Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson, AC, Governor of Western Australia, participated in the Commonwealth Walkways Project – Handing over of the First Marker.  In the evening, the Governor attended the Perth International Arts Festival – The Manganiyar Classroom at the Regal Theatre.

On Tuesday, 7 March 2017 at Government House, Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson, AC, Governor of Western Australia, received Ms M Wilshin, General Manager, WA Parks Foundation.  In the afternoon, the Governor delivered an address at the National Council of Women of WA International Women’s Day Luncheon.

On Wednesday, 8 March 2017 at Government House, Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson, AC, Governor of Western Australia, received the Hon. Wayne Martin, AC, Chief Justice of Western Australia.  In the afternoon, the Governor received Ms D Belford, Executive Director – Destination Development and Ms C Savage, Food and Wine Project Manager, Tourism WA.  In the evening, the Governor addressed the WA Women’s Hall of Fame “International Women’s Day” Collaboration 2017.

On Thursday, 9 March 2017 Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson, AC, Governor of Western Australia, visited John Forrest National Park.  In the evening, the Governor attended the Chief Executive Women’s New Members’ Dinner.

On Friday, 10 March 2017 Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson, AC, Governor of Western Australia, received Board Members of the WA Parks Foundation.  At noon, the Governor attended Momentum Forum Events – 2017 International Women’s Day Luncheon.  In the afternoon, at Government House, the Governor received Mr M Foley, Chief Executive Officer, and Mr S Tan, Executive Manager, Planning & Development, City of Swan.
 
On Sunday, 12 March 2017 Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson, AC, Governor of Western Australia, attended the Royal Commonwealth Society of WA Multi Faith Observance Service at St. George’s Cathedral.
 
On Monday, 13 March 2017 at Government House, Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson, AC, Governor of Western Australia, hosted a Morning Tea for the Department of Premier and Cabinet and Public Sector Commission Graduates of 2017.  In the afternoon, the Governor received Professor S Chapman, Vice Chancellor, Edith Cowan University.

On Tuesday, 14 March 2017 at Government House, Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson, AC, Governor of Western Australia, received Ms K Andrews, Clerk of the Executive Council.  Following this, the Governor presided over a meeting of the Executive Council.  After this, the Governor received Mr T Stiles, Chairman, Governor’s Prayer Breakfast Committee.  In the afternoon, the Governor received Her Excellency Mrs M Rawlings, CMG, British High Commissioner.  Following this, the Governor received Ms M Wilshin, General Manager, and Ms R Piesse, Board Adviser – Strategy & Governance, WA Parks Foundation.  In the evening, the Governor hosted a Reception to celebrate the 65th Anniversary of West Australian Ballet.

On Wednesday, 15 March 2017 at Government House, Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson, AC, Governor of Western Australia, received Ms J Ireland, Acting Executive Officer, Down Syndrome WA.  Following this, the Governor received Ms M De Lacey, Acting Director General, Healthway.  After this, the Governor received Major General J Hartley, AO (Ret’d), Institute Director and Chief Executive Officer, Future Directions International.  In the afternoon, the Governor received Dr S Lennon, President, WA Division, United Nations Association of Australia.
 
On Thursday, 16 March 2017 Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson, AC, Governor of Western Australia, delivered the Keynote Address at Halogen Foundation’s IMAGINATION National Leadership Event.  In the evening, the Governor delivered an address at the Western Australia Police Recruit Graduation Ceremony.
 
On Friday, 17 March 2017 at Government House, Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson, AC, Governor of Western Australia, received Mr R Kennedy, Clerk of the Executive Council.  Following this, the Governor presided over a meeting of the Executive Council.  After this, the Governor conducted a Swearing In Ceremony for the McGowan Ministry.

On Tuesday, 21 March 2017 Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson, AC, Governor of Western Australia, attended the Royal Commonwealth Society 2017 Commonwealth Day Youth Harmony Program.  At Government House, in the evening, the Governor hosted a Reception for the UK Cook Society Members.

On Wednesday, 22 March 2017 at Government House, Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson, AC, Governor of Western Australia, received Mr N Hagley, Clerk of the Executive Council.  Following this, the Governor presided over a meeting of the Executive Council.  After this, the Governor received Ms F Roche, Executive Director, and Ms K Moynihan, Principal Policy Officer, Office of Science (Department of Premier and Cabinet).  In the evening, the Governor delivered an address at the Japan Festival in Perth Corporate Matsuri Dinner.
 
On Thursday, 23 March 2017 Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson, AC, Governor of Western Australia, attended Mothers’ Union Australia Diocesan Lady Day Festival Eucharist.  At Government House, in the afternoon, the Governor received Mr A Carpenter, Executive Manager, Corporate Affairs, and Ms J Williams, Community Partnership Manager, Wesfarmers.  Late afternoon, the Governor received members of the Governor’s Wine Council.
 
On Friday, 24 March 2017 at Government House, Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson, AC, Governor of Western Australia, received Mr P Flood, AO, National President, Mrs C Flood, and Mr W Hassell, AM, State President, Order of Australia Association.  In the afternoon, the Governor received Professor M Atlas, Director, and Mrs S Bellekom, Chief Executive Officer, Ear Science Institute Australia.  In the evening, the Governor attended Netball WA 2017 season match between West Coast Fever and Sunshine Coast Lighting.
 
On Saturday, 25 March 2017 Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson, AC, Governor of Western Australia, officiated at the opening of the Rotary International Conference District 9455.  In the evening, the Governor attended Friends of Cancer Council WA Inaugural Gala Dinner in aid of Cancer Council WA Research.
 
On Sunday, 26 March 2017 Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson, AC, Governor of Western Australia, officiated at the Boys’ Brigade WA Annual Queen’s Badge Presentation Ceremony.
 
On Monday, 27 March 2017 at Government House, Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson, AC, Governor of Western Australia, received Ms H Wheater, Chairman of Friends of the Action Group of the Yalgorup Lakes Environment (FRAGYLE).