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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

21 June 2024

Unveiling of Australian Paralympic Archery Team, Admiralty House

21 June 2024

Appointment of Official Secretary to the Governor-General

9 June 2024

The King's Birthday 2024 Honours list

15 May 2024

Gala Dinner to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Australia-Indonesia diplomatic relations, Jakarta, Indonesia

13 May 2024

Governor-General to visit Indonesia

25 April 2024

Anzac Day 2024 National Address

19 April 2024

Field of Remembrance and Anzac Service, Lyneham ACT [Her Excellency Mrs Linda Hurley]

12 April 2024

Governor-General to visit New Zealand

3 April 2024

The appointment of Sam Mostyn AO as the 28th Governor-General of Australia

26 March 2024

Australian Bravery Decorations

23 March 2024

Opening of the 2024 Sydney Royal Easter Show, Sydney Olympic Park

19 March 2024

Reception for the John James Foundation, Government House

11 March 2024

A message from His Majesty The King for Commonwealth Day

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