Trafalgar Night Dinner
Steeped in tradition the Trafalgar Night Dinner always offers plenty of laughs.

Swearing in of Magistrate Thomas McPhee, and all the fun and tradition of the Trafalgar Night Dinner

Congratulations to Mr Thomas McPhee, officially sworn in as a Magistrate of the WA Magistrate’s Court and the WA Children’s Court by the Governor.

The Governor welcomed Mr McPhee, family members and official guests to Government House for the swearing in and presentation of his Commissions.

Photo – The Governor with (l-r) Ms Joanne Stampalia, Executive Director Court and Tribunal Services, Ms Elizabeth Woods, Deputy Chief Magistrate, Magistrate Mr Thomas McPhee and Solicitor General Mr Joshua Thomson SC.

The appointment of members of the Judiciary including Judges, Magistrates and Justices of the Peace is a key Constitutional role of the Governor.

Attended the Trafalgar Night Dinner

Since the early 19th Century the Trafalgar Night Dinner has been celebrated in Navy Mess Decks around the globe and tonight it was WA’s turn, with the Governor joining Mess President Commander Larry Menon RAN, RSLWA CEO John McCourt and special guests for an event marking the occasion.

Steeped in tradition the dinner’s are usually full of fun, with toasts, stories and plenty of banter, with this year’s event held at RSLWA HQ at ANZAC House.


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