New South Wales Governor Dame Marie Bashir bows out of vice-regal office today ending a 13-and-a-half-year term of widely admired service. Described most frequently as the “people’s governor”, Bashir’s tenure encompassed some of the most tumultuous years in the state’s history, covering six premiers and five opposition leaders.
‘An angel masquerading as governor’: Marie Bashir leaves a grateful NSW behind
NSW's first female governor, Marie Bashir, will be replaced tomorrow by a military man. Bashir leaves behind plenty of goodwill -- and knows a thing or two about fixing a tap.