Find out about the Governor's program and events at Government House.

Speeches delivered by the Governor of Victoria.

Find out the daily program of the Governor and her husband Mr Howard.

There will be three investiture ceremonies held for the 2019 Australia Day Honours - Tuesday 2 April, Wednesday 3 April and Friday 5 April. 


The speech given by the Governor of Victoria at the vigil for Christchurch, Monday March 18, 2019
A message from the Governor and Mr Howard to the people of New Zealand.

A message from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II for Commonwealth Day 2019.


The Governor and Mr Howard are great advocates of all organisations which are working towards a world that is balanced and fair.
A message from Her Excellency the Honourable Linda Dessau AC, Governor of Victoria.
Her Excellency the Hon. Linda Dessau AC, Governor of Victoria, and Mr Anthony Howard AM QC, visit communities affected by the 2009 Victorian Bushfires.
The Governor spoke of the profound losses suffered, but also of the strength shown by the communities affected.