Skip to main content

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

13 February 2023

Dinner in honour of HRH The Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden, Government House

10 February 2023

Federal Police Graduate Development Program 5/2022 Graduation Parade, Government House

26 January 2023

Australia Day 2023 National Address

26 January 2023

Australia Day 2023, Citizenship Ceremony, Windsor, NSW

25 January 2023

Australia Day 2023 Honours List

24 January 2023

Reception for Australian of the Year Awards finalists, Government House

13 December 2022

Full-time Officer Commissioning Course Graduation Parade, Royal Military College Duntroon, ACT

13 December 2022

Bus Stop Films 2022 Showcase, National Film and Sound Archive of Australia, Acton ACT

8 December 2022

Australian Defence Force Academy Graduation Parade, ADFA Parade Ground, Campbell ACT

30 November 2022

Parliamentary Friends of Multiple Sclerosis 50th Anniversary Dinner, Parliament House Canberra

30 November 2022

Launch of St John Ambulance Learner Driver First Aid, Lawns of Parliament House Canberra

25 November 2022

CSO Gala, National Gallery of Australia, Parkes ACT

22 November 2022

Launch of Cricket ACT's Centenary Season, Government House

16 November 2022

The Winston Churchill Memorial Trust 2022 ACT Awards Presentation Ceremony, Government House

8 November 2022

Afternoon Tea for Gidget Foundation Australia, Admiralty House

5 November 2022

Presentation Parade, Banner of Queen Elizabeth The Second, Royal Regiment of Australian Artillery, Victoria Barracks, Paddington, NSW

21 October 2022

Closing Ceremony, 2022 Special Olympics, Australia National Games, Launceston, Tasmania

18 October 2022

Launch of 2022 National Carers' Week, Government House

11 October 2022

Australia-Indonesia Youth Exchange Program, 40th Anniversary Reception, Government House

6 October 2022

St Vincent’s Curran Foundation Annual Spring Reception, Royal Sydney Golf Club, Rose Bay