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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

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

17 April 2023

Autumn Investiture ceremonies, Government House

4 April 2023

State Banquet in recognition of 50 years of diplomatic relations between Australia and Vietnam, Hanoi, Vietnam

30 March 2023

Governor-General to visit Vietnam

22 March 2023

Australian Bravery Decorations Honours List – March 2023

20 March 2023

Harmony Week

16 March 2023

Harmony Week Citizenship Ceremony, Albert Hall, Yarralumla ACT

8 March 2023

International Women's Day

7 March 2023

Halogen National Young Leaders Day, International Convention Centre, Sydney

28 February 2023

Commemorative Service, 2022 Lismore floods, Mortimer Park, Lismore