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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

5 September 2022

Launch of National Child Protection Week 2022, Government House

1 September 2022

25th Anniversary Reception for the Fire Protection Association Australia, Admiralty House

31 August 2022

National Wattle Day event, Government House

29 August 2022

5th Anniversary Reception for Plastic Oceans Australasia, Government House

29 August 2022

Legacy Week National Launch, Australian War Memorial, Campbell ACT

18 August 2022

Vietnam Veterans Day, Australian Vietnam Forces National Memorial, Reid ACT

17 August 2022

Statement on the appointment of the former Prime Minister to portfolios other than the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

17 August 2022

Opening of the John James Foundation AEIOU Canberra Region Centre, Garran ACT

16 August 2022

Australian Bravery Decorations Honours List – August 2022

8 August 2022

Opening of the Kokoda Track Memorial Walk, Kokoda Barracks, Canungra QLD

8 August 2022

80th Anniversary of Kokoda Day, Cascade Gardens, Broadbeach, QLD

7 August 2022

Opening of the 2022 Royal Queensland Show, Brisbane

1 August 2022

Joint Media Event with His Excellency Mr Andrzej Duda, President of the Republic of Poland, Belvedere Palace, Warsaw

26 July 2022

Opening of the First Session of the Forty-seventh Commonwealth Parliament, Parliament House Canberra

26 July 2022

Visit to Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games and Poland

15 July 2022

Launch of 'A Beacon of Hope – 140 years of eye care in the holy land, 1882-2022', Government House

8 July 2022

The passing of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

27 June 2022

Re-opening of the Shine Dome, Australian Academy of Science, Acton ACT

27 June 2022

Launch of 'Australia Remembers 5: Cameron Baird VC, MG - Dedicated, Courageous and Born to Lead', Government House [Her Excellency Mrs Linda Hurley]

20 June 2022

Australian Local Government Association: National General Assembly 2022, National Convention Centre, Canberra ACT