Governor-General’s Program

November 2016

  • 30 November 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    Rhodes Australia-at-Large dinner
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  • 29 November 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    Friends of the Australian National University School of Music reception
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  • 28 November 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    Federal Executive Council; Scouts Australia (ACT Branch) 2016 Queen’s Scout and Baden Powell awards ceremony; 2017 New Colombo Plan Scholarships Presentation dinner
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  • 27 November 2016 - Melbourne, VIC; Canberra, ACT

    Our Lady Guardian of Plants Chaldean Catholic Church mass service; Make-a-Wish Foundation visit
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  • 26 November 2016 - Puckapunyal, VIC; Melbourne, VIC

    4th/19th Prince of Wales Light Horse Regiment Guidon Parade; Returned and Services League Victoria centenary dinner
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  • 25 November 2016 - Mornington, VIC

    HMAS Cerberus Recruit School briefing; HMAS Cerberus Recruit School demonstration; Navy Ceremonial Division Parade; Opening of Mornington Secondary College’s ANZAC WWI Avenue of Honour
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  • 24 November 2016 - Canberra, ACT; Mornington, VIC

    Federal Executive Council; Non-resident Credentials; HMAS Cerberus briefing; HMAS Cerberus tree planting and dinner
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  • 23 November 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    Ceremonial Welcome and State Lunch for Their Majesties King Abdullah II ibn Al Hussein and Queen Rania Al Abdullah of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan; Queensland Ballet ‘The Nutcracker’ performance
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  • 22 November 2016 - Sydney, NSW

    Australia-Latin America Business Council annual dinner
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  • 21 November 2016 - Sydney, NSW

    Investiture ceremony; Cystic Fibrosis Australia reception
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  • 20 November 2016 - Sydney, NSW

    UNICEF morning tea; 2016 Australian Open lunch
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  • 19 November 2016 - Sydney, NSW

    Admiralty House Open Day
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  • 18 November 2016 - Sydney, NSW

    Waverley College’s ‘The Cosgrove Centre’ opening
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  • 17 November 2016 - Wilkins Aerodrome, Antarctica

    Antarctica visit
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  • 15 November 2016 - Canberra, ACT; Kingston, TAS

    Australian Antarctic Division Headquarters visit
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  • 13 November 2016 - Drummoyne, NSW

    Governor-General’s XI cricket match
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  • 12 November 2016 - Sydney, NSW

    Association of Papal Orders mass and lunch; Governor-General’s XI welcome reception
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  • 11 November 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    Remembrance Day Ceremony; Long Ride Home afternoon tea
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  • 10 November 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    Federal Executive Council; Duntroon Guides lunch; Partners of Veterans Association Annual General Meeting; Call by the President of Hungary
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  • 9 November 2016 - Sale, VIC

    Combat Survival Training School Governor-General’s Banner Consecration Ceremony; Sale Specialist School visit; Sale Elderly Citizens Village visit; St John Ambulance visit; Royal Flying Doctor Service visit; Wellington Shire Council civic reception
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  • 8 November 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    Investiture Ceremonies
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  • 7 November 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    Legacy Widows morning tea; Presentation ceremony for the 2016 National Medal recipients of the Australian Mathematics Competition
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  • 5 November 2016 - Gold Coast, QLD; Brisbane, QLD

    Laying of floral tribute at Dreamworld; Corporal Cameron Baird VC MG Memorial Statue unveiling and official lunch; Ronald McDonald House South Brisbane opening ceremony
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  • 4 November 2016 - Brisbane, QLD

    Farewell Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands
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  • 3 November 2016 - Sydney, NSW

    Sydney Legacy lunch; Chilean Navy Training Ship Esmeralda reception
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  • 2 November 2016 - Canberra, ACT; Sydney, NSW

    Ceremonial Welcome and State Lunch for Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands; Sydney Opera House concert and reception
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  • 1 November 2016 - Melbourne, VIC

    Melbourne Cup Day
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October 2016

  • 31 October 2016 - Melbourne, VIC

    Feather Duster Club lunch; Investiture Ceremony; Melbourne Cup eve reception
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  • 30 October 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    Steve Waugh Foundation - The Captain’s Ride 2016 lunch
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  • 29 October 2016 - Brisbane, QLD

    8th/9th Battalion, the Royal Australian Regiment’s Freedom of Entry Parade; Brisbane’s Own Tattoo
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  • 28 October 2016 - Newcastle, NSW; Canberra, ACT

    Numbers 1, 2, 3 and 4 Squadron Centenary of Formation Parade; Royal Life Saving Society Commonwealth reception
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  • 27 October 2016 - Canberra, ACT; Newcastle, NSW

    Federal Executive Council; Mawson Primary School visit; Number 3 Squadron Formation Gala
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  • 26 October 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    Marymead Auxiliary morning tea; ACT Children’s Week launch and awards ceremony; 2016 Duke of Edinburgh’s International Awards ceremony; Egyptian cook book launch
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  • 25 October 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    School tours
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  • 24 October 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    School tours
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  • 21 October 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    Caller
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  • 20 October 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    Westbourne Golf Course Opening
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  • 19 October 2016 - Launceston, TAS

    Tasmania Zoo visit; Scotch Oakburn College Junior School visit; Anti-Poverty Week events; New Horizons Club visit, Australian Maritime College visit; Enterprize pop-up space visit; Royal Flying Doctor Service visit
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  • 18 October 2016 - Burnie, TAS; Devonport, TAS; Launceston, TAS

    Shorewell Park community visit; Autism Specific Early Learning and Care Centre visit; Burnie High School visit; Devonport Community House visit; Mission Australia Personal Helpers and Mentors Program visit; Launceston City Council civic reception
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  • 17 October 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    School tour
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  • 14 October 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    Call by the Prime Minister; Ambassador of the Kingdom of Thailand call
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  • 13 October 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    Federal Executive Council; Call by the Prime Minister of Singapore; Fairley Leadership Program afternoon tea
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  • 12 October 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    Credentials ceremonies; Lunch for newly accredited Heads of Mission
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  • 11 October 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    Callers; Launch of Hub@L’Arche venue; School tours
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  • 10 October 2016 - Burpengary, QLD; Brighton, QLD

    Burpengary War Memorial visit; Burpengary State School visit; Sandgate and Districts Men’s Shed visit
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  • 8 October 2016 - Brisbane, QLD

    Rosies Friends on the Street Youth Outreach Service
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  • 7 October 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    Judicial Conference of Australia Colloquium
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  • 6 October 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    School tours
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  • 5 October 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    School tours
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  • 1 October 2016 - Jerusalem; Tel Aviv

    Visit to the Old City of Jerusalem; Reception with Australian Embassy staff and families; Dinner with the Australian Ambassador
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September 2016

  • 30 September 2016 - Jerusalem

    State of Israel arrival; Meeting with the Australian Ambassador to the State of Israel; State memorial and funeral services for the late Shimon Peres; Meeting with President of the State of Israel; Dinner with the Australian Ambassador to Israel and Embassy staff
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  • 29 September 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    Proclamation
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  • 28 September 2016 - Canberra, ACT; Sydney, NSW

    Federal Executive Council; Non-resident Credential ceremony; Australian British Infrastructure Investment Catalyst Program reception
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  • 27 September 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    School Tour
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  • 25 September 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    2016 Distinguished Gentleman Ride
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  • 24 September 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    Government House Open Day
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  • 23 September 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    ‘Dirk Hartog tulip’ presentation
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  • 16 September 2016 - Mildura, VIC; Canberra, ACT

    Mallee District Aboriginal Services visit; Murray River Salt and Mildura Chocolate Company visit; Nichols Point Primary School and launch of the ‘Government House Expedition’ Google virtual tour
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  • 15 September 2016 - Canberra, ACT; Mildura, VIC

    Federal Executive Council; Sunraysia Mallee Ethnic Communities Council visit; Mildura civic reception; Dinner with the Mayor of Mildura Rural City Council
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  • 14 September 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    School Tours; Callers
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  • 13 September 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    School Tours
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  • 12 September 2016 - Amberley, QLD; Canberra, ACT

    Number 5 Flight Meritorious Unit Citation Ceremony
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  • 9 September 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    Investiture Ceremonies; Investiture Dinner
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  • 8 September 2016 - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    Rio 2016 Paralympics; Luta Pela Paz program
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  • 7 September 2016 - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    Lunch with Australian Paralympic Committee officials; Heads of State and Heads of Government reception; Opening Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games
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  • 6 September 2016 - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    Federative Republic of Brazil arrival; Australian Paralympic Team engagements and dinner; Australian preparation and recovery facilities visit
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  • 5 September 2016 - Cowra, NSW; Canberra, ACT

    Agricultural Research and Advisory Station visit; Mulyan Public School visit; Yalbillinga Boori Day Care Centre visit; Investiture Ceremony; Proclamation
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  • 4 September 2016 - Woodstock, NSW; Cowra, NSW

    70th Woodstock Memorial Show opening; Cowra Japanese Garden and Cultural Centre visit; Cowra Prisoner of War Camp visit and tree planting; Cowra War Cemeteries wreath laying; Cowra civic reception
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  • 1 September 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    Federal Executive Council
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August 2016

  • 31 August 2016 - Sydney, NSW

    National Child Protection Week 2016 morning tea; Rio 2016 Australian Paralympic Team farewell; Australian Cancer Research Foundation’s Child Cancer Personalised Medicine Centre opening; 2016 Year 12 Australian Indigenous Education Foundation graduation ceremony
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  • 31 August 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    National Meals on Wheels Day; National Wattle Day presentation; Northern Mallee and Loddon Murray Community Leadership Groups afternoon tea; Dinner
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  • 30 August 2016 - Canberra, ACT; Brisbane, QLD

    Forty-Fifth Commonwealth Parliament Ecumenical Service; Group Training Australia's 2016 program launch morning tea; Opening of the First Session of the Forty-Fifth Commonwealth Parliament; SU Queensland School Chaplains fundraising dinner
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  • 29 August 2016 - Sydney, NSW; Canberra, ACT

    Rio 2016 Australian Olympic Team welcome home reception; Former Chiefs of Defence Force dinner
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  • 25 August 2016 - Adelaide, SA

    Proclamation
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  • 25 August 2016 - Sydney, NSW

    Re-opening of Surf Life Saving Australia’s Surf House; the Australian Golf Club’s War Memorial and War Service Trophy Golf Day and dinner
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  • 24 August 2016 - Sydney, NSW

    Rio 2016 Australian Olympic Team welcome home ceremony
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  • 23 August 2016 - Roma, QLD; Mitchell, QLD; Muckadilla, QLD; Toowoomba, QLD

    Roma Sale Yards visit; Mitchell community reception; Mitchell Multi-Purpose Health Service; Muckadilla Whistle Stop visit; University of Southern Queensland visit; Toowoomba Refugee and Migrant Support Centre; Toowoomba civic reception
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  • 22 August 2016 - Roma, QLD

    Roma State College Middle Campus visit; Roma town centre visit; Big Rig Oil and Gas Interpretative Centre visit; Roma War Memorial Cenotaph visit; Roma civic reception
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  • 20 August 2016 - Sydney, NSW

    2016 Bledisloe Cup First Test match Australia v New Zealand
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  • 19 August 2016 - Sydney, NSW

    70th Children’s Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Awards
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  • 18 August 2016 - Canberra, ACT; Brisbane, QLD

    50th Anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan and Vietnam Veterans' Day Stand-To Service; School tour; Vietnam Veterans' Remembrance Day Service; School tours; 6th Battalion Royal Australian Regiment Battle of Long Tan 50th Anniversary commemorative parade; 6th Battalion Royal Australia Regiment reception
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  • 17 August 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    Federal Executive Council; Credentials ceremonies; Lunch for newly accredited Heads of Mission; 50th Anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan and Australia's involvement in the Vietnam War reception
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  • 16 August 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    School tours
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  • 15 August 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    School tour
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  • 12 August 2016 - Easter Island, Chile; Rarotonga, Cook Islands

    Easter Island transit; Meeting with the Queen’s Representative of the Cook Islands; Dinner with the Queen’s Representative
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  • 11 August 2016 - Santiago, Chile

    San Nectario Foundation visit; Pre-Colombian Art Museum visit; Lunch with Australian Embassy staff; Meeting with Presidents of the Senate and Chamber of Deputies; Meeting with Australian Embassy Staff; Meeting with Chilean Minister for Mining; Australian-Chilean Business reception
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  • 10 August 2016 - Santiago, Chile

    Republic of Chile welcome ceremony; Briefing with Australian Ambassador to Chile; Wreath laying ceremony at General Bernardo O’Higgins monument; Visit to the General Bernardo O’Higgins crypt; Republic of Chile ceremonial welcome; Meeting with the President of the Republic of Chile; Joint Media Statement; Meeting with the President of the Supreme Court; State Dinner
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  • 9 August 2016 - Buenos Aires, Argentina

    Australian and Argentine business breakfast; San Martin Monument wreath laying ceremony; Meeting with the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Worship; Australian Embassy visit; Collar of the Order of the Liberator General San Martin Investiture Ceremony; Argentine Republic State Lunch; Meeting with the Vice President and President of the Senate; Meeting with the President of the Chamber of Deputies; Festival de la Luz exhibition; Meeting with the Argentine Chief Justice; Australian Embassy reception
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  • 8 August 2016 - Montevideo, Uruguay; Buenos Aires, Argentina

    Uruguay National School for Peacekeeping visit; Meeting with the President of the Supreme Court of Justice; Wreath Laying ceremony; Meeting with the President of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay; Meeting with the Vice President; State Lunch; Keys to the City of Montevideo ceremony; Argentine Republic welcome ceremony; Bilateral meeting; Piazzolla Tango performance
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  • 8 August 2016 - Brisbane, QLD

    Return of Writs
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  • 7 August 2016 - Montevideo, Uruguay

    Oriental Republic of Uruguay welcome ceremony; Estancia La Constancia traditional Parillia lunch; Australian and Uruguayan alumni and business reception
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  • 6 August 2016 - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    2016 Olympic Games Day One of competition
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  • 5 August 2016 - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    Australians in Brazil lunch; Reception for Heads of State and Heads of Government; Rio 2016 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony
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  • 4 August 2016 - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    Pipa Social project; Sugar Loaf Mountain visit; Heads of State and Heads of Government Olympic dinner
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  • 3 August 2016 - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    Bilateral meeting; Address to the Australian Olympic Team; Australian Flag Raising Ceremony; 8th Commonwealth Sports Ministers Meeting reception
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  • 2 August 2016 - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    Federative Republic of Brazil welcome ceremony
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  • 1 August 2016 - Mexico City, Mexico

    Australian and Mexican business breakfast; Wreath laying ceremony; Ceremonial welcome, Meeting with the President of Mexico; State Lunch; Mexico City welcome; Reception for government, business and community leaders
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  • 1 August 2016 - Brisbane, QLD

    Federal Executive Council
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July 2016

  • 31 July 2016 - Mexico City, Mexico

    International Centre for Research and Improvement of Wheat and Corn visit; Teotihuacan Archaeological Zone visit; Barbecue lunch with Australian Embassy Staff; Mexican Folkloric Ballet performance
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  • 30 July 2016 - Mexico City, Mexico

    United Mexican States welcome ceremony; Visit to the Mexican National Museum of Anthropology; Dinner for Australian Embassy staff
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  • 29 July 2016 - Honolulu, Hawaii

    Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC)
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  • 29 July 2016 - Canberra, Australia

    Proclamation
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  • 28 July 2016 - Honolulu, Hawaii

    Meeting with Commander, US Pacific Command
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  • 28 July 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    Federal Executive Council; Call by the Prime Minister; Ministerial Swearing-in Ceremony; Latin America Heads of Mission dinner
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  • 27 July 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    Caller; U3A Current Affairs Group
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  • 26 July 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    Reception for Suicide Prevention Australia
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  • 24 July 2016 - Sydney, NSW

    1st Commando Regiment’s 60th Anniversary Parade
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  • 22 July 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    Caller
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  • 19 July 2016 - Canberra, ACT; Sydney, NSW

    Call by the Prime Minister; Federal Executive Council; Ministerial Swearing-in Ceremony; Vice President of the United States of America dinner
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  • 14 July 2016 - Paris, France

    Bastille Day parade; Bastille Day reception
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  • 13 July 2016 - Paris, France

    French Minister of Defence reception
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  • 12 July 2016 - Paris, France

    Australian Ambassador dinner
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  • 11 July 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    Proclamation
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  • 10 July 2016 - Sydney, NSW

    Harvard University Krokodiloes performance
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  • 9 July 2016 - Sydney, NSW

    20th anniversary of Assistance Dogs Australia morning tea; Governor of NSW dinner
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  • 8 July 2016 - Sydney, NSW

    150th anniversary of the Royal Aeronautical Society reception
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  • 6 July 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee presentation; Fred Hollows Foundation fundraising event
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  • 5 July 2016 - Kalgoorlie, WA

    Bega Garnbirringu Health Services visit; Tjuma Pulka NAIDOC Week Markets; Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines Super Pit visit; Foodbank Kalgoorlie-Boulder anniversary
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  • 4 July 2016 - Perth and Kalgoorlie, WA

    Governor of Perth Investiture Ceremony; Kalgoorlie Royal Flying Doctor Service visit; Kalgoorlie-Boulder Youth Council special meeting; Kalgoorlie-Boulder Civic Reception
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  • 1 July 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    Australian Defence Force v Australian Police inaugural Rugby Union match; Brumbies v Reds match
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June 2016

  • 30 June 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    Farewell lunch for the Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
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  • 29 June 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    Canada’s 149th birthday reception; Dinner
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  • 26 June 2016 - Sydney, NSW

    Opera Australia’s 60th Anniversary Gala Concert and Dinner
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  • 25 June 2016 - Sydney, NSW

    Australia v England 2016 Rugby Series Third Test
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  • 24 June 2016 - Sydney, NSW

    The King's School Cadet Corps' Sesquicentenary and Passing Out Parade
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  • 23 June 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    Federal Executive Council; ‘2016 Vinnies CEO Sleepout’
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  • 22 June 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    Credentials ceremonies
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  • 21 June 2016 - Adelaide, SA

    The Band of the South Australia Police visit; Southern Cross Care’s ‘Oakfield Lodge’ opening
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  • 20 June 2016 - Canberra, ACT; Adelaide, SA

    Australian Local Government Association’s National General Assembly opening; Mental Illness Fellowship of South Australia visit; Spastic Centres of South Australia visit; Adelaide Pre-Release Centre visit; Catherine House visit
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  • 17 June 2016 - Melbourne, VIC

    Olympic gold medal presentation ceremony; Investiture Ceremony
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  • 11 June 2016 - London, United Kingdom

    The Queen’s Birthday Parade; Cricket match England v Sri Lanka
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  • 10 June 2016 - London, United Kingdom

    National Service of Thanksgiving; Commonwealth Governors-General lunch; Australian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom dinner
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  • 9 June 2016 - London, United Kingdom

    London Ambulance Service visit; Lendlease visit; Commonwealth Governors-General meeting; New Zealand and Canadian Governors-General dinner
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  • 7 June 2016 - Brisbane, QLD

    Proclamation
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  • 6 June 2016 - Melbourne, VIC

    2016 Centenary Returned and Services League National Conference
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  • 5 June 2016 - Melbourne, VIC

    Gregory Sher Reintegration and Recovery Centre opening
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  • 2 June 2016 - Richmond, NSW

    Repatriation Ceremony and Memorial Service
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  • 1 June 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    Canberra Hospital Foundation morning tea; Her Majesty the Queen’s 90th Birthday reception
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May 2016

  • 29 May 2016 - Sydney, NSW

    St Mary’s Cathedral Sunday Mass
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  • 28 May 2016 - Sydney, NSW

    Caller
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  • 27 May 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    Non-resident Credentials; 2016 Invictus Games Team welcome home reception; Migrant and Refugee Settlement Services of the ACT fundraiser event
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  • 26 May 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    National Palliative Care Week morning tea; Molonglo Cricket Club Diamond Jubilee dinner
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  • 25 May 2016 - Melbourne, VIC; Canberra, ACT

    Monash University Graduation; Monash University House lunch; Asha Community Health and Development Society reception
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  • 24 May 2016 - Melbourne, VIC

    Lifeline Australia fundraising lunch; The Royal Humane Society of Australasia 2015 Stanhope Gold Medal presentation; Searchlight Dinner for the reestablishment of the Vivian Bullwinkel Professorial Chair
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  • 23 May 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    Callers
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  • 21 May 2016 - Brisbane, QLD

    Meeting with the Governor of Queensland; Australian Services Rugby Union Gala Day; Rosies Friends on the Street Outreach Service
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  • 20 May 2016 - Brisbane, QLD

    Brisbane Coast Guard visit; Harmony Place, Yeronga visit; Exercise Vital Prospect 16; Open Doors Youth Service
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  • 19 May 2016 - Sydney, NSW; Amberley, QLD; Brisbane, QLD

    The Salvation Army Red Shield Appeal door knock; RAAF Base Amberley visit; 36SQN Colours Consecration and Laying Up parade; meeting with Mr Cecil Kenwrick
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  • 18 May 2016 - Sydney, NSW

    ‘Athletes Farewell’ dinner
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  • 17 May 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    African Heads of Mission lunch
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  • 16 May 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    Federal Executive Council
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  • 12 May 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    Indigenous Marathon Project’s 2016 Camp visit
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  • 11 May 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    Global Voices morning tea
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  • 10 May 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    Nurses Remembrance and Thanksgiving Ceremony
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  • 9 May 2016 - Canberra, ACT and Sydney, NSW

    Federal Executive Council; Proclamation to dissolve Parliament; Paint the Town REaD reception
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  • 8 May 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    Call by the Prime Minister
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  • 7 May 2016 - Sydney, NSW

    League of Ancient Mariners lunch; Super Rugby match ‘Waratahs v Cheetahs’
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  • 6 May 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    2016 Australian Olympic Rowing Team visit
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  • 5 May 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    Federal Executive Council; Australian Bravery Decorations Council lunch
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  • 2 May 2016 - Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Meeting with CEO, Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Company; Al-Qurain Martyr Museum visit; Australian College of Kuwait visit; Farewell ceremony
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  • 1 May 2016 - Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Briefing by the Australian Ambassador to the State of Kuwait; Meeting with the Amir and the Crown Prince of the State of Kuwait; Bayan Palace State Lunch; Amricani Cultural Centre visit; Kuwait Australian Embassy reception; Dinner hosted by Prime Minister of Kuwait
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April 2016

  • 30 April 2016 - Kabul, Afghanistan

    Kabul International Airport; Meeting with the Chief Executive of Afghanistan; Meeting with the President of Afghanistan; Meeting with Commander Resolute Support; Afternoon tea at Headquarters Resolute Support; Visit to Camp Grant
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  • 29 April 2016 - Helsinki, Finland

    Business Breakfast Meeting; Meeting with the Prime Minister of Finland; Meeting with the Speaker of the Parliament of Finland; Arctia Ltd’s ‘Floating Headquarters’ visit
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  • 28 April 2016 - Helsinki, Finland

    Briefing by the Australian Ambassador to Sweden, Finland, Latvia and Estonia; Presidential Palace Welcome Ceremony; Mannerheim Museum visit; City of Helsinki lunch briefing; Commander of the Finnish Defence Force briefing; Hietaniemi Cemetery ceremony; VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland visit; Presidential Palace State Dinner
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  • 27 April 2016 - Paris, France

    Visit to the French Mint; Exhibition of the Lesueur collection; Investiture Ceremony; Farewell lunch with Australian Embassy staff; Roundtable discussion at MEDEF Headquarters
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  • 26 April 2016 - Paris, France

    Meeting with the Mayor of Paris; Visit to the National Library of France; Visit to the Legion of Honour Museum; Archives Event at the Culture Ministry; Meeting with President of the French Republic; State Dinner at the Elysée Palace
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  • 25 April 2016 - Villers-Bretonneux, France; Paris, France

    Australian National Memorial Anzac Day Dawn Service; Villers-Bretonneux Town Breakfast; Meeting with the French Minister of Defence; Villers-Bretonneux Town Service; Rekindling of the Flame ceremony
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  • 24 April 2016 - Amiens, France; Villers-Bretonneux, France

    Adelaide Cemetery Commemorative Ceremony; Lunch and tree planting at Château de Bertangles; Amiens Civic Reception; Guided tour of the Amiens Cathedrale
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  • 23 April 2016 - Paris, France

    Dinner with the Australian Ambassador to France
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  • 22 April 2016 - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    Australian Embassy Abu Dhabi reception
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  • 21 April 2016 - Bangkok, Thailand

    Birthday message to Her Majesty The Queen; Proclamation; Australian Embassy Bangkok reception; Investiture Ceremony
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  • 18 April 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    Opening of the Second Session of the Forty-Fourth Commonwealth Parliament
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  • 17 April 2016 - Sydney, NSW

    Opening of the International Festival of Language and Culture
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  • 16 April 2016 - Sydney, NSW

    Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP visit
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  • 15 April 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    Investiture Ceremonies; Investiture Dinner
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  • 14 April 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    Federal Executive Council; Callers; Australian Electoral Commission visit
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  • 13 April 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    Credentials ceremonies; Lunch for newly accredited Heads of Mission
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  • 12 April 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    National Archives call; Australian Cancer Research Foundation reception
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  • 10 April 2016 - Melbourne, VIC

    Mary Mackillop Aged Care Centre visit; 75th Anniversary Commemorations of the Battle of Crete; 75th Anniversary Commemorations of the Siege of Tobruk
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  • 9 April 2016 - Melbourne, VIC

    Australian Womensport and Recreation Association call; Richmond Football Club President’s Luncheon, Richmond Tigers v Adelaide Crows
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  • 8 April 2016 - Echuca, VIC

    Official Launch of the M.V. Mary Ann; Port of Echuca Discovery Centre visit; Community Living and Respite Services ‘Number 4’ visit; Berrimba Childcare Centre visit; Shire of Campaspe Civic Reception
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  • 7 April 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    Non-resident Credentials
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  • 3 April 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    Australian Football League ‘Greater Western Sydney GIANTS v Geelong Cats'
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  • 2 April 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    Royal Australian Corps of Military Police Centenary Parade; Super Rugby Union ‘Brumbies v Chiefs’
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March 2016

February 2016

  • 29 February 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    Callers
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  • 28 February 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    Australian Air Force Cadets 75th Anniversary reception
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  • 26 February 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    Super Rugby Union ‘Brumbies v Hurricanes’
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  • 25 February 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    Federal Executive Council; Brumbies jersey presentation; State of Kuwait reception
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  • 24 February 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    2016 DonateLife Walk; Credentials ceremonies; Lunch for newly accredited Heads of Mission
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  • 23 February 2016 - Melbourne, VIC

    Westbourne Grammar ‘Winjeel’ Junior School building opening; Spirit of ANZAC Centenary Experience exhibition; General Sir John Monash Foundation Scholarship Ceremony
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  • 20 February 2016 - Armidale, NSW; Canberra, ACT

    Freeman House; Australian Navy and Air Force Cadet Honour Guard; Canberra Symphony Orchestra Shell Prom Concert
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  • 19 February 2016 - Armidale, NSW; Guyra, NSW

    Uralla; Aboriginal Cultural Centre and Keeping Place; New England Regional Arts Museum; Armidale Civic Reception; Minimbah Primary School; University of New England; CSIRO Armidale; Guyra Show opening
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  • 18 February 2016 - Canberra, ACT; Inverell, NSW

    Call by the Prime Minister; Federal Executive Council; Ministerial Swearing-in Ceremony; Macintyre High School visit; Linking Together Centre; McLean Care; BEST Food Garden; Returned Services Memorial Club afternoon tea; Inverell Town Hall civic reception
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  • 17 February 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    Dinner for the Council for the Order of Australia
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  • 12 February 2016 - Canberra, ACT; Melbourne, VIC

    Investiture ceremony; Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo
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  • 11 February 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    Federal Executive Council; Decimal Currency 50th anniversary; Royal Australian Army Medical Corps awards ceremony
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  • 9 February 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    Dinner
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  • 8 February 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    Legacy Club of Canberra annual reception
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  • 7 February 2016 - Sydney, NSW

    World Rugby Sevens; Matthew Talbot Hostel visit
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  • 6 February 2016 - Nimmitabel, NSW

    Nimmitabel Show opening
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  • 4 February 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    Cancer Council ACT morning tea
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  • 3 February 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    Secretary General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation visit
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  • 2 February 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    2016 ABC Heywire Youth Summit afternoon tea; Women’s International Cricket Series reception
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January 2016

  • 30 January 2016 - Melbourne, VIC

    The Australian Ballet School student residence opening; The Royal Children’s Hospital visit; 2016 Australian Open Women’s Final
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  • 26 January 2016 - Sydney, NSW

    2016 Australia Day Celebration and Citizen Ceremony
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  • 24 January 2016 - Canberra, ACT

    2016 Australian of the Year Awards reception
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  • 22 January 2016 - Sydney, NSW

    Inaugural Governor-General’s XI Cricket Match
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  • 21 January 2016 - Sydney, NSW

    Inaugural Governor-General’s XI lunch
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  • 20 January 2016 - Sydney, NSW

    Farewell lunch for the Secretary of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
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  • 17 January 2016 - Sydney, NSW

    400th anniversary concert in recognition of the Dirk Hartog landing
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  • 16 January 2016 - Sydney, NSW

    Engineering Aid Australia morning tea; Lunch
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  • 15 January 2016 - Sydney, NSW

    Opera Australia ‘The Pearlfishers’ Sydney opening night
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  • 11 January 2016 - Sydney, NSW

    Federal Executive Council
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  • 8 January 2016 - Newcastle, NSW

    Funeral service for the late David ‘Jacko’ Jackman
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  • 4 January 2016 - Sydney, NSW

    Day Two of the Commonwealth Bank Cricket Test Match and Governor-General’s XI launch
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  • 3 January 2016 - Sydney, NSW

    Day One of the Commonwealth Bank Cricket Test Match – Australia versus West Indies
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