In the morning the Governor launched the “Home Project” - an initiative of the Sydney Story Factory, Redfern, whereby young people write about their experiences in the Redfern and Waterloo areas and interview older generations about their memories, with the collection of writings to be published in late 2014.
In the morning, Her Excellency the Governor was installed as an Honorary Life Member of the 7th Australian Division AIF Association and later laid the first rose at the Association's Annual Remembrance Service, at the 7th Division Memorial Site, Remembrance Driveway, Bass Hill.
In the evening, Her Excellency the Governor, accompanied by Sir Nicholas Shehadie, attended the official opening night of “Danish Design at the House”, an exhibition of design, architecture, art and craft, hosted by the Royal Danish Embassy and Consulate-General in partnership with the Danish Agency for Culture, in the presence of Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince Couple of Denmark, as part of celebrations marking the 40th Anniversary of the Sydney Opera House.
In the morning, Her Excellency the Governor chaired the final NSW Rhodes Scholarship Selection Committee, at Government House and later announced Kunal Sharma as the 2014 NSW Rhodes Scholar Elect and Emily Rumble as the candidate for consideration of an Australia-at-Large Rhodes Scholarship.
In the afternoon, Her Excellency The Administrator chaired the NSW Rhodes Scholarship Selection Committee, at Government House.
In the morning, Her Excellency the Administrator received a briefing on the Bushfire State of Emergency from the New South Wales Rural Fire Service Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons AFSM, at the NSW Rural Fire Service Headquarters, Lidcombe.
In the morning, Her Excellency the Administrator, accompanied by Sir Nicholas Shehadie, was the Guest of Honour at the naming ceremony of the Marie Bashir Public School, Strathfield.
Her Excellency, accompanied by Sir Nicholas, delivered an Address and participated in the Birthday Celebrations marking the actual 40th Anniversary of the Sydney Opera House.
Her Excellency the Administrator, as Deputy Prior for New South Wales, delivered an Address and presented the St John Ambulance Australia (NSW) Annual Awards, in The Great Hall, The University of Sydney.
In the morning, Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO, Administrator of the Government of the Commonwealth of Australia received from His Excellency Mr Vele Trpevski Letters of Credence accrediting him as Ambassador of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. The Ambassador was accompanied by Mr Majkl Sibinovski (First Secretary).