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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory

On Thursday 9 June 2022, His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd) presided at a meeting of the Federal Executive Council.

Afterwards, the Governor-General recorded a video message for the Australian Antarctic Division’s Winter Solstice Celebrations.

Later, the Governor-General received The Honourable Barry O’Farrell AO, Ambassador to India.

Then, the Governor-General and Her Excellency Mrs Linda Hurley, as Joints Patrons, and guests of Mr Peter Leahy, Chair, attended the official opening of the Soldier On National Office.

Afterwards, Mrs Hurley, as Patron, and the Governor-General, as guests of Ms Verity Hawkins, Chief Executive Officer, visited and met with staff of the Cancer Council's ACT Office.

Later, the Governor-General and Mrs Hurley met with Mr Mohammad Al-Khafaji, Chief Executive Officer, and Board Members of the Federation of Ethnic Communities' Councils of Australia, via video conference.