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.

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.
Almost 15,000 people took advantage of the gorgeous Melbourne weather, and visited Government House Victoria on Australia Day.
In a ceremony at Parliament House, the Governor of Victoria officially opened the 59th session of the Parliament of Victoria.