Homepage Find out about the Governor-General The Governor-General has announced Her Majesty The Queen's approval of the award of the Victoria Cross for Australia to Ordinary Seaman Edward 'Teddy' Sheean The Governor-General and Mrs Hurley reflect on the people they have met, the countless examples of kindness and compassion they have witnessed and the huge strength they have seen across Australia in their first 12 months in office. The Governor-General has announced the Queen's Birthday Honours List, recognising 933 Australians Watch live as the Governor-General preside over investiture ceremonies for the Australian Honours and Awards system Connect with the Governor-General's office Nominate someone for an award in the Order of Australia. Nominations can be submitted at any time during the year. Receive a congratulatory message from Her Majesty The Queen and the Governor-General. Follow the Governor-General on Facebook or Instagram.