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RAF 100th Anniversary Morning Tea

'As you well know, the RAF was forged as the First World War raged. It was ‘born amid the thunders of battle’, as the Observer editorialised on 31 March 1918.'

Jiangsu Sister Schools Welcome Reception

Good morning everyone (Ni Hao) and welcome to Government House.

Australia India Institute Early Careers Morning Tea

'More than 200,000 Indian students have been educated in Victoria in the past decade. That is 200,000 students who have left their mark on Victoria.'

Santiago Lopez-Lochert Scholarship Program Reception

'This generation certainly yearns to travel in order to study and learn.'

Bogata Alumni Launch Reception

'Trade between Victoria and Latin America has more than doubled in the past ten years, with a substantial increase of 25 per cent in the last four years alone.'

C2 Conference: Da Vinci, the Modern Polymath and Creative Collisions

'We need people like da Vinci whose work – whether in ground-breaking science or breathtaking art – has at its heart, a reverence for the wonders of humankind.'

Montreal C2 Melbourne Cocktail Function

'In the case of Melbourne, from early times, we’ve had an appetite for knowledge and creative solutions to problems.'

European Ambassadors' Lunch

'A world economy that depends on innovative solutions to major energy, medical technology and food production demands, I think, plays to our strengths.'

Arab Ambassadors' Lunch at the Embassy of Kuwait

"Amongst our diverse community, we have 100,000 Victorians who were born in the Middle East or North Africa, and almost 200,000 with ancestral ties."

International Students Welcome Reception Speech

"You have come to the State with the largest number of international students: from over 90 countries, studying in more than 500 Victorian schools."

World Congress Of Phlebology Welcome And Award Ceremony

"Many of you are driving the research, treatment and innovation needed to provide the very best care for the elderly as well as other vulnerable groups."

Israel–Australia Chamber Of Commerce Reception

"The continuing success of our partnerships is a testament to the calibre of the people working hard in both our countries."