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Recent Engagements

April 2017


On Saturday, 1 April 2017 Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson, AC, Governor of Western Australia, delivered an address at the Angel Gowns Australia 3rd Birthday Celebration.
 
On Monday, 3 April 2017 at Government House, Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson, AC, Governor of Western Australia, received Mr P Aspinall, President, and Mr J McCourt, Chief Executive Officer, Returned and Services League of Australia (WA).  In the afternoon, the Governor hosted a Forum for the WA Parks Foundation Ambassadors.
 
On Tuesday, 4 April 2017 Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson, AC, Governor of Western Australia, officiated at the 2017 Governor’s School STEM Awards hosted by the Office of Science, Department of Premier and Cabinet.

On Wednesday, 5 April 2017 at Government House, Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson, AC, Governor of Western Australia, received Hon. M McGowan, MLA, Premier of Western Australia.  In the evening, the Governor participated in the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC) 2017 Rural Women’s Award Presentation.
 
On Thursday, 6 April 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 Hon. P Papalia MLA, Minister for Tourism; Racing and Gaming; Small Business; Defence Issues; Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs.

On Friday, 7 April 2017 at Government House, Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson, AC, Governor of Western Australia, conducted an Investiture Ceremony for recipients of the Australia Day Honours.
 
On Saturday, 8 April 2017 Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson, AC, Governor of Western Australia, officiated at St. John Ambulance Western Australia – The Order of St. John Investiture Ceremony.  In the evening, the Governor officiated at the Rural Health West Doctors’ Service Awards Ceremony.
 
On Sunday, 9 April 2017 Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson, AC, Governor of Western Australia, attended the 2017 Concert Series Music on the Terrace “UWA Symphony Orchestra featuring violinist Shaun Lee Chen” presented by the Friends of the Government House Foundation of Western Australia in Government House Ballroom.
 
On Monday, 10 April 2017 at Government House, Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson, AC, Governor of Western Australia, received Mr M Parker, Chairman, Managing Director and President and Ms J Read, Manager, Corporate Affairs, Alcoa Australia.  Following this, the Governor received Ms M Muir, Chairman, and Mr D Russell, Chief Executive Officer, Fairbridge WA.  In the afternoon, the Governor visited Standing Strong Total Wellness Club for Girls.  After this, the Governor carried out a site visit to the Ralph and Patricia Sarich Neuroscience Research Institute.
 
On Tuesday, 11 April 2017 at Government House, Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson, AC, Governor of Western Australia, received Ms R Neilson, Clerk of the Executive Council.  Following this, the Governor presided over a meeting of the Executive Council.  After this, the Governor received Hon. S Dawson, MLA, Minister for Environment; Disability Services.

On Wednesday, 12 April 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 attended Mellen Events – A Day on the Green Concert.
 
On Wednesday, 19 April 2017 at Government House, Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson, AC, Governor of Western Australia, received Professor C Hayward, AM, Head, Kurongjuri Katitjin, Centre for Indigenous Australian Education & Research (Faculty of Education & Arts), Edith Cowan University.  Following this, the Governor received the Rt Hon. Lord Mayor of the City of Perth, Ms Lisa Scaffidi, Mr M Mileham, Chief Executive Officer and Mr M Ridgwell, Manager – Governance, City of Perth
 
On Thursday, 20 April 2017 at Government House, Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson, AC, Governor of Western Australia, received Mr S Green, President, Chevron Asia Pacific Region, Mr N Hearne, Managing Director, and Mr P Fairclough, General Manager, Policy, Government & Public Affairs, Chevron Australia Pty Ltd.  Following this, the Governor received Mr D Kerslake, WA Electoral Commissioner.  In the afternoon, the Governor hosted a Luncheon for the Regional Development Council.

On Friday, 21 April 2017 at Government House, Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson, AC, Governor of Western Australia, received Mr C Salisbury, Chief Executive Officer (Iron Ore), and Mr A Munro, Mining Executive (Iron Ore), Rio Tinto.  In the evening, the Governor delivered an address at a Dinner to celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s 91st Birthday hosted by the Royal Over-Seas League, Australia-Britain Society, the Victoria League, the WA Cook Society, Australians for a Constitutional Monarchy and The Monarchists.
 
On Monday, 24 April 2017 at Government House, Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson, AC, Governor of Western Australia, received His Excellency Mr T Ido, Governor of Hyogo Prefecture (Japan) and his delegation.
 
On Tuesday, 25 April 2017 Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson, AC, Governor of Western Australia, attended the Returned and Services League of Australia (WA) 2017 ANZAC Day Dawn Service.  Following this, the Governor attended the Jewish Community Council ANZAC Day Service at the Jewish War Memorial.  Later that morning, the Governor took the salute and addressed the Returned and Services League of Australia (WA) 2017 ANZAC Day Parade and Commemorative Service.