His Excellency the Honourable Chris Dawson APM was sworn in as the 34th Governor of Western Australia on 15 July 2022.
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2018 – 2022
The Honourable Kim Beazley AC was installed as Governor on the 1st May 2018 as the 33rd Governor of Western Australia.
Mr Beazley was born in Subiaco, educated at Hollywood Senior High School and completed two degrees at The University of Western Australia. He served for nearly three decades in the Australian Federal Parliament and for a period of six years as Ambassador to the United States of America.
Prior to becoming Governor, Mr Beazley had a distinguished record of service to the public, leadership and representation of Australia.
In 2009, Mr Beazley was awarded the Companion of the Order of Australia for service to the Parliament of Australia through contributions to the development of government policies in relation to defence and international relations, as an advocate for Indigenous people and for service to the community.
During his term as Governor, Mr Beazley established a number of initiatives, including many Arts programs and a podcast series entitled “Conversations at Government House”.
Mr Beazley retired from the position of Governor on 30 June 2022.
A full list of his work and achievements can be viewed here.
2014 – 2018
2022 - Present
Conversations at Government House is an ongoing series to facilitate discussion on a range of topics of importance to the Western Australian community.
The Governor and Ms Annus are committed to supporting individuals, organisations and activities which advance the objectives of those building the State’s future and seek to create opportunities to increase the use of Government House, Ballroom and Grounds as a facility to enhance this capacity.
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