Notes on the program of the Governor of Victoria, the Hon Linda Dessau AC, and her husband Mr Anthony Howard AM QC.

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The Governor, the Hon Linda Dessau AC, and Mr Anthony Howard AM QC, attended the opening of  Pillars of Light at Federation Square, where the Governor spoke and lit the first candle of the menorah. 

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The Governor, the Hon Linda Dessau AC, attended a volunteering session at Impact for Women.

Mr Anthony Howard AM QC hosted a tour of the State Apartments for ESL Students from Victoria University Polytechnic.

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The Governor, the Hon Linda Dessau AC, and Mr Anthony Howard AM QC, hosted an investiture for Victorian recipients of Awards in the Order of Australia from the Queen's Birthday Honours List 2021.

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The Governor, the Hon Linda Dessau AC, and Mr Anthony Howard AM QC welcomed His Excellency Mr Yamagami Shingo, Ambassador of Japan to Australia, and Madame Yamagami Kaoru to Government House Victoria, before attending the opening of the Golden Shells And The Gentle Mastery Of Japanese Lacquer exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria.

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The Governor, the Hon Linda Dessau AC, presided over a virtual meeting of the Executive Council before, with Mr Anthony Howard AM QC, hosting an investiture ceremony for recipients of Awards in the Order of Australia for the Queen's Birthday 2021 List.

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The Governor, the Hon Linda Dessau AC, and Mr Anthony Howard AM QC, received the call of Todd Fernando, Victorian Commissioner for LGBTIQ+ Communities.

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The Governor, the Hon Linda Dessau AC, and Mr Anthony Howard AM QC, toured the Koorie Heritage Trust, before hosting a performance by Pipe Bands Victoria as part of the Governor's Performance Series.

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The Governor, the Hon Linda Dessau AC, and Mr Anthony Howard AM QC, hosted an investiture ceremony for recipients of Awards in the Order of Australia for the Queen's Birthday 2021 List. Later, the Governor and Mr Howard hosted an investiture ceremony by His Exellency the Honourable General David Hurley AC DSC (Retd), Governor-General of Australia, for Mr Neale Daniher AO, followed by an investiture ceremony by the Governor-General for Rabbi Dr John Levi AC.

Later, the Governor and Mr Howard hosted an investiture ceremony for recipients of Awards in the Order of Australia for the Queen's Birthday 2021 List.

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The Governor, the Hon Linda Dessau AC, received the call of Mr Jeroen Weimar, Office of the COVID Commander, before, with Mr Anthony Howard AM QC, hosting two Investiture ceremonies for recipients of the Awards in the Order of Australia.

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The Governor, the Hon Linda Dessau AC, and Mr Anthony Howard AM QC, hosted an investiture ceremony for recipients of the 2021 Queen's Birthday Honours for Awards in the Order of Australia.

Later, the Governor, accompanied by Mr Howard, attending and spoke at the State Funeral Service for His Excellency the Honourable Sir James Gobbo AC CVO QC, 25th Governor of Victoria.