Message from the Governor – Australia Day

Message from the Governor – Australia Day

This year’s national message for Australia Day is ‘Reflect. Respect. Celebrate’. There is a lot to reflect on. This is a sombre Australia Day. Our country has been heavily burned and we have lost lives and habitat. The magnitude of the bushfire tragedy is significant....
Vale – Bob Semple OAM BEM, 1920-2020

Vale – Bob Semple OAM BEM, 1920-2020

Behind my desk is a photograph. It is of Kerry Stokes, Chairman of the Australian War Memorial Council; Brendan Nelson, then Director; myself and Bob Semple. It was taken after the Canberra ANZAC Day ceremony in 2018, a week before I was sworn in as Governor.  ...
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