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Administered by: Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief
Published Date 31 Jan 2018

PROCLAMATION

 

 

WHEREAS Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second, by Commission under Her Royal Sign Manual and the Great Seal of Australia dated 6 September 2014, appointed me, the Honourable Paul de Jersey, Companion of the Order of Australia, Governor of the State of Queensland, 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 30 January 2018

 

 

                                                                                                Paul de Jersey

                                                                                                Administrator

 

By His Excellency’s Command

 

 

Malcolm Turnbull

Prime Minister