Bob Hawke house
The Governor inspects the tiny room that was once the childhood bedroom of Bob Hawke, today used as the house pantry.

Travelling back to 1929, and hosting WA’s recently appointed Directors General

A trip back in time today as the Governor visited the childhood home of former Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke.

The West Leederville House was recently purchased by the State Government and is currently being considered for heritage listing.

It was a fun trip down memory lane as the 1929 InterWar bungalow still has many of it’s original features including the outdoor laundry and ornate stained glass windows.

The house was in the Hawke family for over 40 years up until 1981, with current tenant Lachie Ashton happy to host the Governor on a quick tour of the property.

Welcoming WA’s newest Directors-General

The Governor today hosted a visit from some of WA’s newest Directors-General today, following their appointments in May this year.

The meeting was a chance to get the group together and congratulate them on their role in leading many of WA’s key government departments.

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