Vice Regal Patronage provides organisations with the name and prestige of the Vice Regal office. The granting of Vice Regal Patronage is determined according to certain criteria. Organisations wishing to invite the Governor to consider patronage should make an application for consideration to the Official Secretary.
To be eligible for consideration an organisation needs to be able to demonstrate:
- A successful track record in the area they serve.
- No political connection or affiliation.
- That they are not commercial in nature.
- An application should include a formal cover letter including a current list of office bearers (indicating the principal point of contact) and a short background history of the organisation from its inception to present day.
In addition, a Patronage Request form must be submitted.Submit a Patronage Request form
You will be informed in writing once a decision has been made.
Arts and culture
West Australian Symphony Orchestra
The Giovanni Consort
Margaret River Readers and Writers Festival
Swan Bells Foundation
Perth Observatory Volunteer Group
Rotary International District 9455
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Western Australia (RSPCA WA)
Conservation and environment
The LNG Marine Fuel Institute
Defence and veterans
Faith community organisations
Health and medical research
The Raine Study
Spinnaker Health Research Foundation
National Trust of Western Australia
West Australian Genealogical Society
People living with a disability and their families
Sporting and leisure
Women and their families