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Annual report 2003 - 2004



Annual report 2003 - 2004

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Department of the Chief Minister


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Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).






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63ANNUAL REPORT 2003 - 2004 O U TP U T G R O U P S GOVERNMENT HOUSE OVERVIEW Provide support to the Administrator of the Northern Territory to enable the performance of statutory, ceremonial, representational and public duties associated with the office, and to promote community awareness of the past and present roles of the Administrator and the historical significance of Government House. Ensure Government House is maintained at a standard appropriate to the office and for the benefit of the people of the Territory and provide an official hospitality service for the Administrator; and on behalf of the Territory, host visits from national and international dignitaries, and prominent business representatives. Conduct investitures and ceremonies for the presentation of honours and awards to citizens who have been recognised for merit, bravery, service or personal achievements. Present Administrators Medals and other awards for high achievement. HIGHLIGHTS Official farewell for Mr John Anictomatis AO on his departure from office. Swearing in of Mr Ted Egan AO as 18th Administrator of the Northern Territory. Swearing in of Chief Justice Brian Martin and Mrs Pat Miller AO as dormant commission holders. Conducted investiture ceremonies for recipients of the Order of Australia and other awards. Travelled throughout the Northern Territory including Katherine, Alice Springs, Tennant Creek, Daly Waters, Bathurst Island, Nhulunbuy, Groote Eylandt, Palumpa, Wadeye and Mary River to perform the statutory, ceremonial, representational and public duties associated with the office. Met with the Minister for Territories in Canberra and Governors of New South Wales and Victoria. Invested in the Order of St John. GOVERNMENT BUSINESS SUPPORT, SUPPORT TO EXECUTIVE, MINISTERS AND LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION STRATEGIC OBJECTIVE Supporting the machinery of Government NATURE OF CONTRIBUTION Fulfill statutory, ceremonial and representational duties. Host visits from national and international dignitaries and prominent business representatives. Provided administrative, secretarial and hospitality support to the Administrator. Ensure conservation, maintenance and upkeep of Government House.