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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

19 January 2020

75th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz

16 January 2020

Indigenous Australian Engineering Summer School Class of 2020 reception

12 December 2019

ADFA Graduation Parade, Canberra

28 November 2019

Palliative Care Australia and Dementia Australia Luncheon, Parliament House, Canberra

11 November 2019

Remembrance Day Commemorative Address

9 November 2019

Greta Army Camp and Greta Migrant Camp anniversary weekend

7 November 2019

Canberra Hospital Foundation reception [Her Excellency Mrs Linda Hurley]

29 October 2019

Rotary Club of Hall 30th Anniversary Dinner, Nicholls ACT

29 October 2019

Migrant and Refugee Settlement Services Australia (MARSS) branding launch, Canberra

15 October 2019

Anti-Poverty Week and Pens Against Poverty, Government House

10 October 2019

Macular Disease Foundation Research Grants, Admiralty House

17 September 2019

Citizenship Ceremony at South Newman Primary School, Newman WA

5 September 2019

Presentation of Humanitarian Overseas Service Medal to Aspen Medical Staff, Government House

4 September 2019

R U OK? Day, Government House

2 September 2019

Launch of National Child Protection Week, Australian Catholic University, Canberra

31 August 2019

Opening of the Tamworth Show

27 August 2019

Presentation for National Wattle Day, Government House

23 August 2019

Australian Women's Cricket Team Ashes victory morning tea, Admiralty House

13 August 2019

52nd anniversary of ASEAN, Albert Hall, Canberra

10 August 2019

Opening of the 2019 Royal Queensland Show