Conversations at Government House - Peter Klinken
The Governor sits down to record an episode of Conversations at Government House with Professor Peter Klinken AC.

Filming an episode of Conversations at Government House and hosting the Cook Society

Professor Peter Klinken AC, the Chief Scientist of Western Australia, was invited to Government House today to record an episode of “Conversations at Government House“.

Professor Klinken is a leading Western Australian medical research scientist, highly regarded for his work in advancing the understanding of genes involved in leukaemia, cancer and anaemia. His previous roles have included Professor in Clinical Biochemistry at the University of Western Australia; Director of Research at the Royal Perth Hospital; and the Director of the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research (previously the Western Australian Institute for Medical Research).

We look forward to bringing you the episode in the future.

Cook Society Reception

The Cook Society meeting

The Governor was pleased to welcome special guests from the Cook Society to an early evening reception at Government House.

The Cook Society concentrates on bringing people together to share thoughts, ideas and discussions on everything from science, technology, politics, trade, government, education, culture and business. At the bequest of the Society members, the Governor gave an insight into his term to date and the impacts his role has had within the community of Western Australia.

The Cook Society meeting

Following his speech, the Honourable Kerry Sanderson AC spoke, as did four-time NBL championship player and former Vice-Captain of the Perth Wildcats, Greg Hire. Mr Hire shared with the congregation his work with “A Stitch in Time” – a story you can hear in one episode of “Conversations at Government House.”


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