Vice-Regal Notes

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The Governor attended the 2014 Carbine Club Derby Luncheon at Crown.

The Governor, accompanied by Mrs Chernov, hosted a morning reception and announced the winner of the 2015 Victorian Rhodes Scholarship. The Governor toured the Galleries of Remembrance at The Shrine of Remembrance. The Governor received Mr Stephen McLeish SC, Solicitor-General of Victoria.

The Governor hosted a breakfast for the Victorian Rhodes Scholarship Selection Committee and the 2015 short listed Rhodes Scholar candidates. He chaired the final interviews of the short listed candidates with the Scholarship Selection Committee before presiding at a meeting of the Executive Council at Government House. In the afternoon, he received the High Commissioner for India, Mr Biren Nanda.

The Governor and Mrs Chernov returned to Victoria from an official visit to the People's Republic of China and the Republic of Korea.

The Governor visited the operations centre for the Hong Kong Mass Transit Railway (MTR) and received briefings on their commuters payment system. In the evening the Governor and Mrs Chernov attended and welcomed guests for a reception for The Victorian Connection.

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On Saturday, they attended the Endeavour Australia Cheung Kong Awards, before visiting the Hong Kong Electric Lamma Power Station where they toured the facilities with Managing Director CT Wan.

On Friday, the Governor and Mrs Chernov departed the Republic of Korea for Hong Kong. That evening, they hosted a dinner for the Australian Consul-General to Hong Kong, Paul Tighe and met with Sir David Akers-Jones.

In Busan, Korea, the Governor and Mrs Chernov visited the UN Memorial Park and laid wreaths on behalf of the people of Victoria at the Australian cemetery area before returning to Seoul. In the evening, as guests of honour, the Governor and Mrs Chernov, attended "The Experience Victoria" Dinner in Seoul, where the Governor delivered an address. 

The Governor and Mrs Chernov visited the World IT Show 2014 Exhibition in Busan South Korea and attended a lunch hosted by the Ambassador for International Relationship Mr Shin Yeong-Sung. In the afternoon they visited Busan Newport Co.Ltd and toured the Port of Busan. Later, they then visited Dong-A University Medical Centre and inspected the Robotic Surgery Centre, the Carbio-cerebroascular Centre and Health Improvement Centre.