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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

10 March 2021

Launch of St John Ambulance Australia Automated External Defibrillator, Government House

8 March 2021

Her Majesty The Queen's Commonwealth Day message

8 March 2021

International Women's Day

2 March 2021

Presentation Ceremony for the John Monash Scholarship Recipients, Government House

24 February 2021

National Young Leaders Day event, Brisbane, QLD

23 February 2021

Citizenship Ceremony, Sydney Town Hall, NSW

22 February 2021

Opening of Hartley Lifecare Renaissance House, Chapman, ACT [Her Excellency Mrs Linda Hurley]

16 February 2021

Launch of Youth Insearch Foundation End Youth Suicide Campaign, Parliament House, Canberra

26 January 2021

Australia Day 2021 address

26 January 2021

National Flag Raising and Citizenship Ceremony, Parkes, ACT

26 January 2021

Australia Day 2021 Honours List

24 January 2021

Reception for Australian of the Year Award finalists, Government House

16 January 2021

Vale Mr Michael Bryce AM AE

18 December 2020

Vale Major General the Honourable Michael Jeffery AC AO (Mil), CVO, MC (Retd)

17 December 2020

Yarralumla Primary School Year 6 Graduation Ceremony, Canberra [Her Excellency Mrs Linda Hurley]

15 December 2020

Musica Viva's 75th Anniversary Celebration, Government House

11 December 2020

National Federation Reform Council Meeting, Old Parliament House, Canberra

11 December 2020

Unveiling of Sir John McEwen Sculpture, Canberra

6 December 2020

Australian Defence Force Academy Graduation Parade, Canberra

4 December 2020

Gallipoli Scholarship Fund Reception, Government House