Vice-Regal Notes

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The Governor, accompanied by Mrs Chernov attended a performance of Victoria’s Journey of Remembrance at St Albans Secondary College. Later, the Governor, accompanied by Mrs Chernov, presented The Menzies Foundation Scholarship Awards at Clarendon Terrace.

The Governor received Mrs Dewi Savitri Wahab, Consul-General of the Republic of Indonesia. Mrs Chernov as Patron, attended the Annual Luncheon of the National Gallery of Victoria Women’s Association. The Governor, accompanied by Mrs Chernov, presented the Leadership Awards at the Newsboys Foundation Concert at the Malthouse Theatre.

The Governor hosted a morning tea at Government House for participants attending the Victorian Commercial Teachers Association Annual Conference.  The Governor attended the 2014 Governor's Charity Golf Day at Growling Frog Golf Course on White Ribbon Day.

The Governor received Professor Margaret Gardner AO, President and Vice-Chancellor of Monash University. Mrs Chernov, Patron of Red Cross, accompanied by the Governor, attended and delivered an address at the Australian Red Cross, Overseas Support Group Christmas Function at Stonington Mansion.

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On Saturday, the Governor and Mrs Chernov visited the Port Fairy Coast Group and Tower Hill State Game Reserve. The Governor unveiled the plaque for the restored Woolsthrope War Memorial. They visited the the Woolsthrope Primary School Gardens, Hawkesdale Community facilities and the new Nirranda and District Community Facility before returning to Melbourne.

Also on Saturday, Garden Tours and ANAM concert was held at Government House as part of the 2014 MPavilion.

On Friday, the Governor and Mrs Chernov arrived in Moyne Shire for an Official Visit. They visited the Koroit and District kindergarten and were the guests of honour at a civic reception to recognise community volunteers. In the evening, they attended a dinner hosted by the Mayor.

The Governor and Mrs Chernov arrived in Glenelg Shire for an Official Visit. They toured the Kathleen Millikan Centre before visiting the Casterton Memorial Hospital before arriving at Lake Condah Aboriginal Mission where they lunched with local Aboriginal Elders. In the afternoon they travelled to Portland and visited the Portland Arts Centre, where the Governor officially opened the 'Century of Community Celebration' exhibition. In the evening, the Governor and Mrs Chernov were the guests of honour at a dinner hosted by the Glenelg Shire Council.

The Governor arrived in Sydney for the Australia-China Leaders Forum, where he met with Tim Dillon, Victoria's Commissioner to China, before meeting with Australian Premiers, Chief Ministers, Governors and their Chinese counterparts. He attended a luncheon hosted by the Premier of NSW, before attending the Leaders Forum with the Prime Minister and the President of China, before hosting a dinner for the Party Secretary, Government Officials and business leaders of Jiangsu Province, China. In the evening, the Governor retuned to Victoria.

The Governor, accompanied by Mrs Chernov, received Mr Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of the Republic of India. The Governor then chaired a round table discussion with representatives of Australia's leading businesses in the presence of Prime Minister Modi, followed by Prime Minister Modi's Official Address in the Ballroom at Government House.