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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory

On Thursday 23 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 met with students from Bathurst Public School, New South Wales, as they undertook a tour of Government House.

Later, the Governor-General and Her Excellency Mrs Linda Hurley, recorded video messages for their year-in-review message, and for Palliative Care ACT.

Then, the Governor-General recorded video messages for NAIDOC Week and the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW.

Afterwards, the Governor-General and Mrs Hurley received Mr Neil Hawkins, Head of Mission designate for the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, and Mrs Dianne Hawkins.

Later, the Governor-General received representatives of the Australian Electoral Commission, including Mr Tom Rogers, Commissioner; Dr Kath Gleeson, Acting First Assistant Commissioner; Ms Holly Castro, Chief of Staff; and Mr Andrew Johnson, Acting Chief Legal Officer, for the return of the writs from the 2022 Federal Election.