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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

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

3 December 2020

The Shepherd Centre [virtual] Graduation Ceremony, Canberra [Her Excellency Mrs Linda Hurley]

2 December 2020

RMC Duntroon Graduation Parade, Canberra

1 December 2020

Investiture Ceremony for Ordinary Seaman Edward 'Teddy' Sheean VC, Government House

27 November 2020

New Colombo Plan 2021 Scholarships Awards Presentation Ceremony, Canberra [virtual event]

26 November 2020

Launch of 'For Gallantry: Australians awarded the George Cross and the Cross of Valour', Australian War Memorial, Canberra

26 November 2020

Project Independence Reception, Government House

25 November 2020

Children's Cancer Institute Reception, Admiralty House

19 November 2020

Investiture of Ms Ruth Dhurrkay SC, community of Galiwinku on Elcho Island, East Arnhem Land

12 November 2020

Australian Cancer Research Foundation Reception, Government House

6 November 2020

Launch of 'The economic impact of stroke in Australia, 2020' report [virtual event]

5 November 2020

Australian Mental Health Prize Ceremony [virtual event]

30 October 2020

Morning Tea to celebrate 'The Year of the Nurse and Midwife', Government House

29 October 2020

ACT Mental Health Month Awards Ceremony, Watson ACT

28 October 2020

Launch of the Bravery Trek, Australian War Memorial, Canberra