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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

8 June 2020

Queen's Birthday 2020 Honours List

25 April 2020

Soldier On - Anzac Day Commemorative Address [via video]

24 April 2020

Launch [virtual] of 'The Forgotten', Government House

12 March 2020

Cancellation of Government House Open Day

4 March 2020

Cure Cancer reception, Admiralty House

26 February 2020

State Lunch in honour of His Excellency Mr Reuven Rivlin, President of the State of Israel, Government House

20 February 2020

Launch of Anti-Slavery Housing Project, Potts Point, Sydney

18 February 2020

40th anniversary of the Institute of Public Administration Australia, Old Parliament House, Canberra

9 February 2020

State Lunch in honour of His Excellency Mr Joko Widodo, President of the Republic of Indonesia, Government House

28 January 2020

Governor-General's XI and Indian Women's Cricket Team morning tea, Admiralty House

26 January 2020

Australia Day 2020 National Address

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

15 November 2019

125th anniversary reception for the Royal Life Saving Society of Australia, Admiralty House

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

Australia Indonesia Youth Exchange Program morning tea, Government House