Legislative Council President
The Governor presides over the formal Commissioning of the new Legislative Council President the Hon Alanna Clohesy MLC

Welcoming the new President of the Legislative Council, and a charity dinner to support Foodbank.

The Governor and Ms Annus today welcomed the newly appointed President of the Legislative Council of Western Australia The Hon Alanna Clohesy MLC to Government House.

Elected by the members of the Legislative Council as their first order of business following yesterday’s swearing-in, Ms Clohesy met with the Governor for the official handing over of Letters and Commission confirming her appointment.

She was joined by her husband Mr Philip O’Donoghue, Legislative Council staff and parliamentary colleagues including Leader of the Government in the Legislative Council the Hon Sue Ellery MLC, the Leader of the Opposition in the Legislative Council Dr Steve Thomas, MLC, Opposition Whip in the Legislative Council the Hon Colin de Grussa MLC, the Hon Sophia Moermond MLC, the Hon Dr Brad Pettitt MLC and the Hon Wilson Tucker MLC.

Charity dinner in support of Foodbank WA


A dinner in support of Foodbank WA was held at Government House with the Governor and Ms Annus hosting the event.

The dinner was provided to Foodbank WA as an auction prize,  with attendees making a donation to join the Governor and Ms Annus at the Government House event.

All attendees are members of the Perth Business Network with their generous donations helping to provide over 24,000 meals for Western Australian’s in need.

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