His Excellency the Honourable Christopher John Dawson APM
His Excellency the Honourable Chris Dawson APM was sworn in as the 34th Governor of Western Australia on 15 July 2022.
The Governor of Western Australia is appointed by the King on the advice of the Premier. The Governor’s role is broad and includes responsibilities related to:
- The constitution
- Ceremonial and celebratory Representation as Head of State in W.A
- The community
- Advocacy on behalf of the State