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His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Ret’d), Governor of New South Wales, accompanied by Mrs Linda Hurley, visited the Central Coast.

In the morning, His Excellency, as Honorary Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE), presented Science and Technology Education Leveraging Relevance (STELR) equipment and a Certificate of Appreciation to School Principal and Students of Wadalba Community School, in celebration of the school becoming the 600th STELR school in Australia. The STELR Project is a key education initiative run by ATSE and designed to improve Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths education across Australia.

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Afterwards, the Governor and Mrs Hurley participated in the Toukley 50 Plus Leisure & Learning Centre - NSW Police Band Concert.

In the afternoon, His Excellency and Mrs Hurley visited ‘The Glen’ Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Centre at Chittaway Bay, where they met with the Board, staff and clients.

In the evening, the Governor and Mrs Hurley presented certificates at the 2017 Aboriginal Vocal Identification Program Concert at Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre Theatre. The Vocal Identification Program operates in partnership with the NSW Department of Education to assist young Aboriginal singers from the local South West Sydney area, by providing unique opportunities to develop performance skills.

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