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In the morning, Her Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley AC KC, Governor of New South Wales, accompanied by Mr Dennis Wilson, visited Manly Adolescent and Young Adult Hospice, Australia’s first dedicated service for young people with life-limiting illness, meeting with hospice staff, patients and parents.

Afterwards, the Governor and Mr Wilson, as joint Patrons of Surf Life Saving New South Wales, visited Long Reef Surf Life Saving Club, and met with Surf Life Saving staff and volunteers, before presenting service and training awards and touring the newly re-built facilities. For further information, visit:

In the afternoon, Her Excellency and Mr Wilson visited Jigsaw Australia, Frenchs Forest, an innovative social enterprise that trains and transitions people with disability into open employment.  

Later, the Governor and Mr Wilson visited Community Northern Beaches - Community Hub Drop-In, a community-based organisation supporting vulnerable and at-risk people and connecting them to services in the areas of domestic and family violence, homelessness, refugees and families, youth and children.

In the evening, as Official Guests, Her Excellency and Mr Wilson attended the opening match of the Women’s FIFA World Cup - Australia vs Republic of Ireland, at Stadium Australia.

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