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Administered by: Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief
Published Date 17 Oct 2017

PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second, by Commission under Her Royal Sign Manual and the Great Seal of Australia dated 13 March 2015, appointed me, General the Honourable David Hurley, Companion of the Order of Australia, Distinguished Service Cross, Governor of the State of New South Wales, to administer the Government of the Commonwealth of Australia in the event of the absence out of Australia or the death, incapacity or removal of the Governor-General for the time being, or in the event of the Governor‑General having temporarily absented himself from office for any reason:

 

And whereas the Governor-General is from today absent out of Australia:

 

Now let it be known that, having taken the prescribed oaths, I have this day assumed the administration of the Government of the Commonwealth of Australia.

 

 

                                                                                    Signed and sealed with the

                                                                                    Great Seal of Australia

                                                                                    on 17 October 2017

 

 

 

                                                                                                David Hurley

                                                                                                Administrator

 

 

 

 

By His Excellency’s Command

 

 

 

 

Malcolm Turnbull

Prime Minister