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Media and Speeches

The Governor-General and/or Mrs Hurley speak at the majority of the events that they attend and a selection of speeches is published below. This is not a representation of all of the Governor-General’s speeches or remarks. To get a more holistic sense of the Governor-General and Mrs Hurley’s program, you can view a daily program here or follow the Governor-General on Facebook or Instagram

29 February 2024

State Lunch in honour of His Excellency Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr, President of the Republic of the Philippines, Government House

9 February 2024

Governor-General to visit Thailand

5 February 2024

Message from His Majesty The King to the people of Queensland

26 January 2024

Australia Day 2024 Honours List

26 January 2024

Australia Day 2024 National Address

16 December 2023

Statement on the death of His Highness Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the Amir of Kuwait

13 December 2023

Bus Stop Films Canberra Showcase, Acton ACT

1 December 2023

Opening of the Tresillian Wollstonecraft Early Parenting Centre, Wollstonecraft NSW

23 November 2023

Colour Parade marking the 75th anniversary of The Royal Australian Regiment, Royal Military College-Duntroon, ACT

22 November 2023

20th anniversary of the ACT Community Fire Unit, Government House

16 November 2023

Governor-General to visit Solomon Islands

21 October 2023

Vale The Honourable Bill Hayden AC

20 October 2023

Visit by His Excellency Dr Gitanas Nausėda, President of the Republic of Lithuania, Government House

13 October 2023

Legacy Commemoration Ceremony, The Shrine of Remembrance, Melbourne

29 September 2023

National Police Remembrance Day, National Police Memorial, Parkes ACT

23 September 2023

Opening of the 2023 Perth Royal Show, Claremont Showground, Western Australia

11 September 2023

Investiture ceremonies at Government House

28 August 2023

Launch of Legacy Week 2023, Australian War Memorial, Campbell ACT

22 August 2023

Australian Bravery Decorations

2 August 2023

LTCOL Vivian Bullwinkel AO MBE, Sculpture Dedication Ceremony, Australian War Memorial, Campbell ACT