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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory; Sydney, New South Wales

On Thursday 20 February 2020, at Government House, Canberra, His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd) presided over a meeting of the Federal Executive Council.
Afterwards, the Governor-General and Her Excellency Mrs Linda Hurley travelled from Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, to Sydney, New South Wales.

In the afternoon, the Governor-General, as Patron, and Mrs Hurley, as guests of Mr Richard Haddock AO, Chairman, visited the Sisters of Charity Foundation to launch the Anti-Slavery Housing Project.

In the evening, the Governor-General and Mrs Hurley, as guests of Her Excellency Margaret Beazley AC QC, Governor of New South Wales, attended a reception at which the Governor-General’s official portrait (as Governor of New South Wales) was unveiled.