Governor-General's Program

2014

September 2014

  • 1 September 2014

    Young Endeavour 2015 World Voyage announcement
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August 2014

  • 31 August 2014

    Departure from Australia of the President of the Government of New Caledonia
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  • 30 August 2014

    Bingham Cup; Lancers parade
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  • 29 August 2014

    National Wattle Day Morning Tea
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  • 28 August 2014

    Federal Executive Council; Visit to the Australian Commonwealth Games Association; Toorak Services Club Annual Dinner
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  • 27 August 2014

    Opening of the exhibition ‘The Great War 1914-18: Sacrifice and Shadows’
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  • 26 August 2014

    First Voice ‘Power of Speech’ Ceremony
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  • 25 August 2014

    Callers
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  • 22 August 2014

    Callers
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  • 21 August 2014

    Federal Executive Council; Group Training Australia’s 2014 Today's Skills: Tomorrow's Leaders Program.
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  • 20 August 2014

    Credentials ceremonies; Lunch for newly accredited Heads of Mission; Winston Churchill Memorial Trust presentation ceremony
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  • 19 August 2014

    Caller
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  • 18 August 2014

    Vietnam Sappers commemorative service
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  • 17 August 2014

    Singleton Red Cross brunch; Official opening of the Cessnock Police Citizens Youth Club; Variety National Bash dinner
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  • 16 August 2014

    Visit to Ronald McDonald House; Bledisloe Cup test match
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  • 15 August 2014

    Lunch with the Governor of Queensland and Mrs de Jersey; 100th anniversary of the Headquarters 1st Division and Deployable Joint Force Headquarters.
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  • 14 August 2014

    Lunch for the Honourable John Howard OM AC and Mrs Janette Howard; Netball Australia reception
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  • 13 August 2014

    Investiture Ceremony for Mr Andrew Liveris AO; Opening of new exhibition at the Museum of Australian Democracy; Dinner for the Australian Academy of Science.
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  • 12 August 2014

    Australia-United States Ministerial Consultations; 100th anniversary of the Australian Red Cross
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  • 11 August 2014

    The Paddington Society’s 50th Anniversary celebration dinner
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  • 10 August 2014

    Premiere performance of ‘An Australian War Requiem’
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  • 9 August 2014

    Funeral for the late Cardinal Edward Clancy AC
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  • 8 August 2014

    Federal Executive Council
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  • 7 August 2014

    National Memorial Service for Flight MH17
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  • 5 August 2014

    Visit to the United Kingdom
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  • 4 August 2014

    Federal Executive Council; Visit to the United Kingdom; Commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the commencement of the First World War
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  • 3 August 2014

    Visit to the United Kingdom
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  • 2 August 2014

    Visit to the United Kingdom
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  • 1 August 2014

    Federal Executive Council; Visit to the United Kingdom
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July 2014

  • 31 July 2014

    Visit to the United Kingdom
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  • 30 July 2014

    Visit to the United Kingdom
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  • 29 July 2014

    Visit to the United Kingdom
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  • 28 July 2014

    Visit to Belgium and the United Kingdom
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  • 27 July 2014

    Visit to Belgium
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  • 26 July 2014

    Visit to the Netherlands
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  • 25 July 2014

    Visit to the Netherlands
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  • 24 July 2014

    Visit to the Netherlands
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  • 23 July 2014

    Repatriation ceremony of victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17
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  • 22 July 2014

    Federal Executive Council
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  • 21 July 2014

    State Funeral for the late the Honourable Peter Underwood AC
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  • 20 July 2014

    Saint Mary’s Cathedral MH17 Memorial Service
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  • 18 July 2014

    Visit to the Department of Veterans’ Affairs
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  • 17 July 2014

    Opening Night of Bangarra Dance Theatre’s ‘Patyegarang’; Reception for spouses of Heads of Mission of the Diplomatic Corps
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  • 16 July 2014

    Credentials ceremonies; Lunch for newly accredited Heads of Mission
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  • 10 July 2014

    Federal Executive Council; Morning tea for Australian Indigenous Leadership Centre staff
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  • 9 July 2014

    Callers
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  • 9 July 2014

    Callers
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  • 8 July 2014

    Call by the Prime Minister of Japan
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  • 7 July 2014

    Senate Swearing-in ceremony; NAIDOC week Flag Raising ceremony
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  • 4 July 2014

    Callers
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  • 2 July 2014

    Order of St John Investiture ceremony; Lunch for the Order of St John; Arrival and Departure from Australia of the President of the Marshall Islands
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  • 1 July 2014

    Re-dedication of the Stephen King Memorial Centre; Farewell dinner for the Chief of the Defence Force
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June 2014

  • 30 June 2014

    Indonesia-Australia Defence Alumni Association Senior Leadership Group morning tea
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  • 26 June 2014

    Federal Executive Council Meeting; Opening of the Michael Fussell Reintegration and Recovery Centre; Visit to Mission Australia Centre
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  • 25 June 2014

    Reception for Heads of Mission; New Colombo Plan scholarship presentation dinner
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  • 24 June 2014

    Visit to Kununurra
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  • 23 June 2014

    Visit to Kununurra and Wyndham
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  • 22 June 2014

    Visit to Kununurra
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  • 21 June 2014

    Visit to Katherine and Kununurra
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  • 20 June 2014

    Visit to Katherine
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  • 19 June 2014

    Call by the Prime Minister; Visit to Katherine
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  • 18 June 2014

    Swearing-in of the Administrator and Deputy Administrator of Norfolk Island; United States Studies Centre dinner
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  • 17 June 2014

    Asia Education Foundation 2014 National Conference; Visit to Inaburra School
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  • 16 June 2014

    Australian Local Government Association General Assembly; Ceremonial Welcome and State Lunch for the President of the Republic of Singapore; Address-in-Reply from the President of the Senate
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  • 15 June 2014

    Podmore Foundation lunch
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  • 14 June 2014

    Lunch for Melbourne patronages; Melbourne City Mission; Australian Rugby Union Test
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  • 13 June 2014

    Lunch with the Dean of the Diplomatic Corps
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  • 12 June 2014

    Federal Executive Council; Chief Scout of Australia Investiture; Dinner to commemorate Her Majesty The Queen’s Birthday
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  • 11 June 2014

    2015 Australian of the Year Awards Call for Nominations; Kensington Public School visit; Salvation Army Headquarters visit
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  • 10 June 2014

    Legacy meeting; High Court Dinner
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  • 5 June 2014

    Callers
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  • 3 June 2014

    Port Lincoln visit
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  • 2 June 2014

    Adelaide visit
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  • 1 June 2014

    Bomber Command Commemorative Day Ceremony; Adelaide visit
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May 2014

  • 31 May 2014

    Super Rugby match
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  • 30 May 2014

    Australian Indigenous Leadership Centre; Burrunju Aboriginal Corporation Art Gallery; National Indigenous Youth Parliament reception; Dinner in honour of the Chief of the Defence Force
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  • 29 May 2014

    Federal Executive Council
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  • 28 May 2014

    Australian Academy of Science’s Annual Dinner
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  • 27 May 2014

    Farewell lunch for Lieutenant Sally Malone ADC RAN; Australian Federal of Islamic Councils 50th Anniversary Congress dinner; Migrant and Refugee Settlement Services ACT visit
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  • 26 May 2014

    Arrival in Australia of the Governor-General of Solomon Islands
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  • 23 May 2014

    Transit through Australia by the Governor-General of New Zealand
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  • 22 May 2014

    General Sir John Monash commemorative service; Farewell dinner for the Socceroos
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  • 21 May 2014

    Dinner in honour of Mr Stephen Brady CVO; National Simultaneous Storytime
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  • 20 May 2014

    Departure from Australia of the President of the Republic of Nauru
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  • 19 May 2014

    Callers
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  • 18 May 2014

    Arrival in Australia of the President of the Republic of Nauru
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  • 17 May 2014

    Waverley College v Cranbrook School 1st XV Rugby match
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  • 15 May 2014

    Federal Executive Council; Funeral Service for the late Air Chief Marshal Sir Neville McNamara KBE AO AFC AE (Retd); Presentation of the Governor-General’s Banner
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  • 14 May 2014

    Visit to North Queensland
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  • 13 May 2014

    Visit to North Queensland
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  • 12 May 2014

    Visit to North Queensland
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  • 11 May 2014

    Visit to North Queensland
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  • 10 May 2014

    Governor-General of New Zealand
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  • 9 May 2014

    Funeral Service for the late Mr Paul Ramsay AO; Canberra International Music Festival Europe Day
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  • 8 May 2014

    Australian Bravery Decorations Council; 72nd Anniversary of the Battle of the Coral Sea commemorative service
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  • 7 May 2014

    Visit to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
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  • 6 May 2014

    International Nurses and Midwives Week Remembrance ceremony; Farewell dinner for Lieutenant General Ash Power AO CSC
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  • 5 May 2014

    Australian Secret Intelligence Service
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  • 4 May 2014

    Visit to the Fred Hollows Foundation; Waverley College Annual May Procession
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  • 2 May 2014

    Investiture Ceremonies; Investiture Dinner
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  • 1 May 2014

    Callers
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April 2014

  • 30 April 2014

    Presentation of the Gloucester Cup
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  • 29 April 2014

    Campaign Rio Forum
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  • 28 April 2014

    Call from the Prime Minister
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  • 27 April 2014

    Transit through Australia of the Governor-General of New Zealand
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  • 25 April 2014

    ANZAC Day Dawn Service; Investiture; National Day ceremony; Veterans’ gathering; Farewell from Australia of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge; Super Rugby match
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  • 24 April 2014

    Federal Executive Council; Afternoon tea at Morshead home; Reception for Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge
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  • 23 April 2014

    Visit to Horsham
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  • 22 April 2014

    AIATSIS visit; Call by Their Majesties The King and Queen of Tonga; Visit to Russell offices
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  • 20 April 2014

    Arrival of Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince George of Cambridge
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  • 17 April 2014

    Caller; Afghanistan Exhibition
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  • 16 April 2014

    Arrival of Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince George of Cambridge
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  • 14 April 2014

    Federal Executive Council
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  • 12 April 2014

    Tribal Warrior Association; Ronald McDonald House; Royal Randwick
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  • 11 April 2014

    Meeting with Governor of NSW; Services Dinner
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  • 9 April 2014

    Welcome home reception for the Southern Stars
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  • 8 April 2014

    Visit to Melbourne
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  • 7 April 2014

    Visit to Melbourne
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  • 4 April 2014

    Callers; Visit to residential aged care facility
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  • 3 April 2014

    Callers
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  • 2 April 2014

    Callers
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  • 1 April 2014

    Callers
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March 2014

  • 28 March 2014

    Swearing-in ceremony; Assent to first Bill; Lunch
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  • 26 March 2014

    Wreath laying ceremony; Departure ceremony from Canberra
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  • 25 March 2014

    Federal Executive Council; Call from the Prime Minister; Parliamentary reception
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  • 24 March 2014

    Caller
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  • 21 March 2014

    State Funeral Service for the late Honourable Warwick Parer AM
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  • 18 March 2014

    Caller
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  • 17 March 2014

    Credentials; Afternoon tea with Senior Defence Leadership; Address-in-Reply from the House of Representatives; Australian Federal Police Reception
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  • 15 March 2014

    Opening of the Margaret Olley Art Centre
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  • 14 March 2014

    Farewell call
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  • 13 March 2014

    Federal Executive Council; Farewell call; Book launch
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  • 10 March 2014

    Dinner at Government House Sydney
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  • 7 March 2014

    International Women’s Day reception
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  • 6 March 2014

    Award presentations; Farewell reception for the Diplomatic Corps
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  • 5 March 2014

    High Court dinner
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  • 4 March 2014

    Melbourne visit
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  • 3 March 2014

    Melbourne visit
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  • 2 March 2014

    Melbourne visit
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  • 1 March 2014

    ADF Farewell parade; Melbourne farewell dinner
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February 2014

  • 28 February 2014

    Ian Potter Foundation reception
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  • 27 February 2014

    Credentials ceremonies
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  • 27 February 2014

    Credentials ceremonies
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  • 26 February 2014

    Federal Executive Council; Order of Australia Council afternoon tea; Reception for attendees of the National Librarians of Asia and Oceania meeting
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  • 25 February 2014

    Farewell morning tea; Presentation of awards to members of the Royal Australian Medical Corps; Farewell Agency and Department Heads reception
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  • 24 February 2014

    Farewell afternoon tea; caller
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  • 23 February 2014

    Farewell lunch
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  • 21 February 2014

    Dinner reception for G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors
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  • 21 February 2014

    Dinner reception for G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors
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  • 19 February 2014

    Investiture Ceremony and Dinner
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  • 18 February 2014

    Victoria Cross for Australia Investiture Ceremony and Lunch
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  • 17 February 2014

    Federal Executive Council; Credentials
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  • 16 February 2014

    Farewell community morning tea
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  • 14 February 2014

    Arrival in Australia of the Head of State of the Republic of the Fiji Islands
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  • 13 February 2014

    Call by Governor-General-designate; Farewell dinner
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  • 11 February 2014

    Lunch with the Governor of NSW; Music Evening
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  • 10 February 2014

    ADF’s Theatre Project’s ‘The Long Way Home’
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  • 10 February 2014

    Dinner for Senators and Members of the House of Representatives
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  • 7 February 2014

    Farewell call
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  • 6 February 2014

    Callers
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  • 4 February 2014

    Visit to Perth
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  • 3 February 2014

    Visit to Perth
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  • 2 February 2014

    Visit to Busselton, Margaret River and Perth
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January 2014

  • 31 January 2014

    Federal Executive Council
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  • 26 January 2014

    National Flag Raising and Citizenship Ceremony
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  • 24 January 2014

    Reception for Australian of the Year finalists
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  • 23 January 2014

    Reception for the Canada Australia Public Policy Initiative retreat
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  • 22 January 2014

    Reception for the Kirby Institute; Opera Australia’s ‘The Turk in Italy’
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  • 18 January 2014

    World Premiere of Black Diggers
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  • 17 January 2014

    Funeral Service for Mr Daniel Christie
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  • 9 January 2014

    Call by the Prime Minister
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  • 7 January 2014

    Opera Australia’s ‘La Boheme’
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  • 3 January 2014

    Day One of the 5th Ashes Test Match
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  • 2 January 2014

    Circus Oz
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