On 26th January 2012, Alex Chernov was made a Companion of the Order of Australia.
The Governor of Victoria is appointed personally by the Queen to act as her representative as Head of State in Victoria.
On Friday 8th April, 2011, Alex Chernov was sworn in as Victoria's 28th Governor at Government House.
The Governor’s Standard is flown at Government House and on vehicles conveying the presence of the Governor.
The Governor swears in newly appointed Judges of the Supreme Court of Victoria and Court of Appeal.
After an election the Governor appoints the new government by swearing in the new Premier and Ministers.
From time to time, the Governor and Mrs Chernov host receptions for official guests of the State of Victoria.
The Lieutenant-Governor, The Honourable Marilyn Warren AC, acts as the Governor’s deputy, usually when the Governor is out of the State.
The following list provides the names of the Governors and their terms of office as well as links to detailed biographical information.
Notes on the program of the Governor of Victoria
Media releases, speeches and messages.
The Office of the Governor is able to provide guidance on protocols relating to the Governor and Mrs Chernov.
Australia is a constitutional monarchy, a federation and a parliamentary democracy.
The Governor and Mrs Chernov received and then hosted a luncheon in honour of ...
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