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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

16 November 2023

Governor-General to visit Solomon Islands

21 October 2023

Vale The Honourable Bill Hayden AC

20 October 2023

Visit by His Excellency Dr Gitanas Nausėda, President of the Republic of Lithuania, Government House

13 October 2023

Legacy Commemoration Ceremony, The Shrine of Remembrance, Melbourne

29 September 2023

National Police Remembrance Day, National Police Memorial, Parkes ACT

23 September 2023

Opening of the 2023 Perth Royal Show, Claremont Showground, Western Australia

11 September 2023

Investiture ceremonies at Government House

28 August 2023

Launch of Legacy Week 2023, Australian War Memorial, Campbell ACT

22 August 2023

Australian Bravery Decorations

2 August 2023

LTCOL Vivian Bullwinkel AO MBE, Sculpture Dedication Ceremony, Australian War Memorial, Campbell ACT

31 July 2023

Statement from the Governor-General

29 July 2023

Statement from the Governor-General

22 July 2023

Commissioning Ceremony: USS Canberra, Garden Island, Sydney

4 July 2023

State Lunch in honour of His Excellency Joko Widodo, President of the Republic of Indonesia, Admiralty House, Sydney

26 June 2023

Welcome ceremony in Tuvalu

24 June 2023

Lunch with the President of Kiribati

23 June 2023

Visit to Tupou College, Tonga

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