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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory; Bangkok, Thailand

On Tuesday 13 February 2024, Their Excellencies General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd) and Mrs Linda Hurley travelled from Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, to Bangkok, Thailand.

Following the departure of the Governor-General from Australia to Thailand, the proclamation assuming the Administration of the Government of the Commonwealth of Australia was signed by Her Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley AC KC.

On arrival in Bangkok, the Governor-General and Mrs Hurley were met by Dr Parnpree Bahiddha-Nukara, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Thailand.

Afterwards, the Governor-General was welcomed with a 21-gun salute and inspected a Guard of Honour.

In the afternoon, the Governor-General and Mrs Hurley received Her Excellency Dr Angela Macdonald PSM, Australian Ambassador to Thailand.