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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory; Singapore; Dubai, United Arab Emirates

On Sunday, 19 January 2020, following the departure of the Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd), from Australia on an Official Visit to the State of Israel to attend the World Holocaust Forum marking the 75th Anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp, the proclamation assuming the Administration of the Government of the Commonwealth of Australia was signed by His Excellency the Honourable Hieu Van Le AC, Governor of South Australia.

Whilst transiting through Singapore, the Governor-General and Her Excellency Mrs Linda Hurley were met by Ms Kate Duff, Deputy High Commissioner to Singapore.

Upon arrival in Dubai, the Governor-General and Mrs Hurley were met by Ms Julie Shams, Chargé d’Affairs, Australian Embassy Abu Dhabi.