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Governor of Victoria

Phone03 9655 4211
Fax Number03 9650 9050
Website http://www.governor.vic.gov.au/
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NavigationExecutive Council03 9651 5188Part IV of the Victorian Constitution establishes the Executive Council and amongst other things, provides that the Governor shall preside at the meetings of the Executive Council. Where an important step is to be taken under an "Act", the Minister responsible for that Act makes a written recommendation to the "Governor in Council" to make the required order, proclamation, regulation or appointment to public office. The Governor has a right to counsel the Minister responsible for the recommendation to ensure that the power is exercised within the framework of the law, basic constitutional principles and customs of good government practice. At the meetings, the Ministers representing the Government (usually four) advise the Governor how to act on the recommendations, and the Governor will act as advised.
NavigationOffice of the Governor03 9655 4211The Governor represents the Queen as Victoria's head of state, exercising the powers and functions of head of state and fulfilling the constitutional responsibilities of the Office of the Governor. The Office of the Governor advises on legal and policy issues and facilitates the Governor's constitutional and ceremonial duties, community engagements and visits throughout Victoria and overseas.
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Ministers
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Staff Members
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NavigationGovernor of VictoriaThe Honourable Linda Dessau AM03 9655 4211
NavigationLieutenant-Governor of VictoriaThe Hon. Marilyn Warren, AC03 9603 6139
Key StaffActing Official SecretaryBrooke Mitchell03 9655 4211
Key StaffAssistant Official SecretaryBrooke Mitchell03 9655 4235
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