VisAbility is honoured to have Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson AC, Governor of Western Australia, as its official Patron.
Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson AC is the 32nd Governor of Western Australia and the inaugural female governor.
Prior to being installed as Governor on the 20 October 2014, Her Excellency had a distinguished career both in business and in the public sector.
In June 2016, Her Excellency was named a Companion of the Order of Australia in the 2016 Queen’s Birthday Honours for eminent service to the people of Western Australia, to the promotion of international investment, scientific research and export opportunities, and through roles with maritime, mining, emergency management and not-for-profit organisations.
VisAbility is honoured to have Her Excellency Professor the Honourable Kate Warner AC, Governor of Tasmania, as its official Patron.
Tasmania’s 28th Governor, Her Excellency Professor the Honourable Kate Warner AC, was sworn to Office at Government House on Wednesday 10 December 2014.
Previously she was Professor, Faculty of Law, at the University of Tasmania and Director of the Tasmania Law Reform Institute. She had also in her career at the University held the positions of Dean, Faculty of Law, and Head of School. Following her appointment as Governor, she was made a professor emeritus.
On 26 January 2014 Her Excellency was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for her significant service to the law, particularly in the areas of law reform and education. On 26 January 2017 she was appointed a Companion of the Order of Australia (AC) for her eminent service to the people of Tasmania through leading contributions to the legal community, to law reform, to higher education as an academic, researcher and publisher and as a supporter of the arts and environmental and social justice initiatives.