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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

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]

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

20 May 2021

Paint the Town REaD National Conference [Her Excellency Mrs Linda Hurley], Bankstown Sports Club, Sydney

19 May 2021

Reception for The Nelune Foundation’s 21 years of fundraising, Admiralty House

14 May 2021

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

13 May 2021

National Emergency Medal Presentation Ceremony, Government House

27 April 2021

Morning Tea for The Allambee Club, Government House [Her Excellency Mrs Linda Hurley]

25 April 2021

Anzac Day Dawn Service address, Darwin, Northern Territory