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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

8 August 2022

Opening of the Kokoda Track Memorial Walk, Kokoda Barracks, Canungra QLD

8 August 2022

80th Anniversary of Kokoda Day, Cascade Gardens, Broadbeach, QLD

7 August 2022

Opening of the 2022 Royal Queensland Show, Brisbane

1 August 2022

Joint Media Event with His Excellency Mr Andrzej Duda, President of the Republic of Poland, Belvedere Palace, Warsaw

26 July 2022

Opening of the First Session of the Forty-seventh Commonwealth Parliament, Parliament House Canberra

26 July 2022

Visit to Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games and Poland

15 July 2022

Launch of 'A Beacon of Hope – 140 years of eye care in the holy land, 1882-2022', Government House

8 July 2022

The passing of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

27 June 2022

Re-opening of the Shine Dome, Australian Academy of Science, Acton ACT

27 June 2022

Launch of 'Australia Remembers 5: Cameron Baird VC, MG - Dedicated, Courageous and Born to Lead', Government House [Her Excellency Mrs Linda Hurley]

20 June 2022

Australian Local Government Association: National General Assembly 2022, National Convention Centre, Canberra ACT

16 June 2022

Federation of Ethnic Communities' Councils Conference, Melbourne

11 June 2022

Government House Platinum Jubilee Ball

11 June 2022

Her Majesty The Queen’s Birthday Trooping of the Colour Parade, Royal Military College–Duntroon

8 June 2022

50 Days to the Commonwealth Games Reception, Admiralty House

27 May 2022

Investiture of Dr Gareth Andrews, Dr Richard Stephenson and Mr Mark Richardson, Government House

19 May 2022

Cancer Council ACT, Australia's Biggest Morning Tea, Government House [Her Excellency Mrs Linda Hurley]

11 May 2022

Opening of the Australian Cancer Research Foundation Child Cancer Liquid Biopsy Program, UNSW Sydney, Kensington, NSW

6 May 2022

National Memorial Service for Fire and Emergency Services Personnel, National Emergency Services Memorial, Parkes ACT

2 May 2022

Autumn Investiture ceremonies, Government House