Governor with guests

Governor’s role

The Governor of Western Australia is appointed by the Queen 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


Protocol Guidelines

Daily Program

Regional Visit Program

Selected speeches

Patronage organisations

Lieutenant Governor

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