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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory; Sydney, New South Wales

On Thursday 17 October 2019, at Government House, Canberra, His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd) presided at a meeting of the Federal Executive Council.

Afterwards, the Governor-General received the Honourable Ken Wyatt AM MP, Minister for Indigenous Australians, and Mr Mike Fordham, Chief of Staff to the Minister for Indigenous Australians.

Later, the Governor-General and Her Excellency Mrs Linda Hurley travelled to Sydney, New South Wales.

In the afternoon, the Governor-General and Mrs Hurley, as guests of Mr Dennis Yarrington, Director, presented accreditation to St Aloysius’ College Junior School on behalf of SchoolAid at Kirribilli.

In the evening, the Governor-General and Mrs Hurley, as guests of Mr David Gonski AC, Chancellor, and Professor Ian Jacobs, Vice-Chancellor, attended the University of New South Wales’ 70th anniversary dinner at the Roundhouse, Kensington.