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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

12 November 2021

Kapooka 70th Anniversary March-out Parade, Wagga Wagga, NSW

11 November 2021

Launch of 'Lady of Australia Rose', Government House [Her Excellency, Mrs Linda Hurley]

29 September 2021

National Police Remembrance Day Service, National Police Memorial, Parkes ACT

20 September 2021

50th Anniversary of Operation Ivanhoe and the Battle of Nui Le, Commemorative Service [virtual event]

17 September 2021

Citizenship Ceremony, 20th anniversary of Citizenship Day [virtual ceremony]

10 September 2021

World Suicide Prevention Day [virtual event]

9 September 2021

R U OK? Day 2021

6 September 2021

Launch of National Child Protection Week 2021 [virtual ceremony]

26 August 2021

Together, we can help achieve our next good season

19 August 2021

Statement on Afghanistan

18 August 2021

Vietnam Veterans' Day

17 August 2021

Australian Bravery Decorations

7 July 2021

The Simpson Prize Presentation Ceremony [virtual ceremony]

25 June 2021

University of Newcastle Graduation Ceremony, Newcastle NSW

23 June 2021

Launch of Canberra PCYC and St Andrews 'Hands across the ages', Hughes ACT

21 June 2021

2021 Australian Antarctic Medals

14 June 2021

Queen's Birthday 2021 Honours list

12 June 2021

Queen's Birthday Parade, RMC Duntroon

9 June 2021

Address to the Multicultural Women’s Reference Group about the Order of Australia, Australian National Maritime Museum, Sydney

7 June 2021

The 50th anniversary of Operation Overlord, including the Battle of Long Khanh commemorative service, Australian Vietnam Forces National Memorial, Reid ACT