About the Governor-General
The Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia is His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd).
The Governor-General was sworn-in on 1 July 2019.
"Through speeches, supportive visits and acts of encouragement and recognition, the Governor-General can demonstrate to Australians their inherent strengths, their concern for the common good, their humanity, their desire for a ‘fair go’ and strength of character ...
Australia is not a finished product. I look forward, with Linda, in working with you in exploring, discussing and shaping our nation’s future possibilities.
I am extremely proud of my country and greatly honoured to become its Governor-General today."
Governor-General Hurley in his swearing-in speech