On Wednesday 26 October 2011 at 5.00pm Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh were welcomed to Government House, Perth by the former Governor Mr Malcolm McCusker AC CVO QC, and Mrs Tonya McCusker. The Royal Party were guests of Mr and Mrs McCusker at Government House from 26 October 2011 to 29 October 2011.
The Royal Visit program included:
27 October 2011
Visit by Her Majesty to Clontarf Aboriginal College (His Royal Highness visited the University of Western Australia).
Private luncheon at Government House with the former Governor Mr Malcolm McCusker AC CVO QC and Mrs McCusker.
State Reception in Government House Grounds hosted by Hon Colin Barnett MLA, Premier of Western Australia.
28 October 2011
Opening Ceremony for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2011 (CHOGM).
Luncheon at Government House for the New Heads of Commonwealth Governments (His Royal Highness visited the Special Air Service Regiment).
The Queen’s Banquet at the Pan Pacific Hotel, Perth for CHOGM 2011.
29 October 2011
Her Majesty The Queen was pleased to confer the honour of Commander of the Royal Victorian Order on the former Governor of Western Australia, Mr Malcolm McCusker AC CVO QC at Government House Perth.
On the same day, Her Majesty The Queen was pleased to confer the honour of Commander of the Royal Victoria Order on the Official Secretary, Mr Kevin Skipworth CVO.