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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

23 June 2023

Reception recognising people-to-people links between Australia and Tonga

22 June 2023

Reception to recognise 'Change Makers' - Samoa

20 June 2023

Australian Antarctic Medals

20 June 2023

Event in recognition of Refugee Week, Lennox Head Cultural Centre, NSW

19 June 2023

State Lunch in honour of His Majesty Hassanal Bolkiah, Sultan of Brunei, Government House

16 June 2023

Governor-General to visit Samoa, Tonga, Kiribati, Tuvalu, Cook Islands and Vanuatu

14 June 2023

Australian Local Government Association, 29th National General Assembly, National Convention Centre, Canberra

11 June 2023

King's Birthday 2023 Honours List

10 June 2023

The King's Birthday Parade (Trooping the Colour), Royal Military College–Duntroon ACT

1 June 2023

Royal Australian Corps of Transport, 50th Birthday Commemorative Parade, Puckapunyal VIC

19 May 2023

Opening of The Order of Australia Association National Conference, Geelong VIC

17 May 2023

Reception for Volunteering Australia in recognition of National Volunteer Week, Government House

12 May 2023

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

12 May 2023

Celebration of Their Majesties, Government House

3 May 2023

Memorial Service for the Fallen of the Gallipoli Campaign, East Mudros Military Cemetery, Lemnos

3 May 2023

Ground-breaking Ceremony for the Lemnos Remembrance Trail, Lemnos

3 May 2023

Lunch hosted by Lemnos Local Authorities, Mudros Harbour, Lemnos

2 May 2023

State Luncheon hosted by the President of Greece, Her Excellency Katerina Sakellaropoulou, Presidential Palace, Athens

26 April 2023

Governor-General to attend Coronation and undertake State Visit to Greece

25 April 2023

Anzac Day National Address, Australian War Memorial, Campbell, ACT