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

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While on an Official Visit to Hong Kong SAR and China, the Governor, the Hon. Linda Dessau AC, and Mr Anthony Howard AM QC met with the Vice Mayor of Zhuhai before meeting with the Australian Consul-General to Guangzhou, Mr Jason Robertson.

Later, they toured the By-Health ‘Transparent Factory’ and the Zhuhai Opera House.

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While on an Official Visit to Hong Kong, the Governor, the Hon. Linda Dessau AC, and Mr Anthony Howard AM QC toured the Asia Society Hong Kong Centre before meeting with Mr Eric C. Yim JP, Chairman of the Hong Kong Design Centre and the Design Council of Hong Kong.

The Governor & Mr Howard met with executives from Chow Tai Fook, before attending a briefing by representatives of Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Later, they attended the AustCham Westpac Australia-China Business Awards Gala Dinner.

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On an official visit to Hong Kong, the Governor, the Hon. Linda Dessau AC, and Mr Anthony Howard AM QC received a briefing from the Victorian Government Trade and Investment Commissioner to Greater China.

Later they visited the Macau Jockey Club, before attending a dinner with Macau Jockey Club Executives and other investors.

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The Hon. Linda Dessau AC, Governor of Victoria, and Mr Anthony Howard AM QC departed on official travel to Hong Kong and China.

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The Hon. Linda Dessau AC, Governor of Victoria, and Mr Anthony Howard AM QC attended the Richmond Football Club President’s Function, for the Dreamtime at the G Essendon v Richmond AFL match.

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The Hon. Linda Dessau AC, Governor of Victoria, attended Doncare’s 50th Anniversary Volunteer Morning Tea.

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The Governor, the Hon. Linda Dessau AC, & Mr Anthony Howard AM QC, hosted a reception for Shrine of Remembrance Volunteers.

They then received the call of His Excellency Mr Mark Sofer, Ambassador of Israel and Mrs Sara Sofer.

Later, the Governor, accompanied by Mr Howard, installed Professor John Pollaers OAM as the 5th Chancellor of Swinburne University of Technology.

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The Governor, the Hon. Linda Dessau AC, & Mr Anthony Howard AM QC, hosted a reception for the Mornington Peninsular Foundation, before they attended the Committee for Melbourne 2019 Annual Dinner.

Mr Howard led a tour of the State Apartments for members of the Stay Engaged Program.

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The Governor, the Hon. Linda Dessau AC, presided at a meeting of the Executive Council before welcoming Peace and Prosperity Kitchen Garden Scarecrow Program participants.

The Governor and Mr Howard AM QC toured the Terracotta Warriors | Cai Guo-Qiang Exhibition at the NGV before hosting a reception for the 20th Anniversary of the Johnston Collection Volunteer Program.

Mr Howard led a tour of the State Apartments for the Engineering Personnel from HMAS Cerberus.

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The Governor, the Hon. Linda Dessau AC, received the call of the Premier of Victoria, the Hon. Daniel Andrews MP.

The Governor then received Dr Hass Dellal AO and Ms Carmel Guerra OAM, Chair and CEO of the Centre for Multicultural Youth.

Mr Howard hosted a lunch with Term 2 Peace and Prosperity Kitchen Garden Participants, before leading a tour of the State Apartments for Orygen.