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Governor-General Proclamation

  • Gazette - C2019G00567
Administered by: Prime Minister and Cabinet
Published Date 03 Jul 2019





WHEREAS Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second has been graciously pleased by Commission under Her Royal Sign Manual and the Great Seal of Australia dated 30 May 2019 to appoint me, David John Hurley, Companion in the Military Division of the Order of Australia, Distinguished Service Cross, to be Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia:


NOW THEREFORE I proclaim that I have this day made the prescribed oath of allegiance and the prescribed oath of office of the Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia before the Honourable the Chief Justice of Australia, and that I have assumed that office accordingly.



                                                                           Signed and sealed with the

                                                                           Great Seal of Australia

                                                                           on 1 July 2019.



                                                                                      David Hurley




By His Excellency's Command



Scott Morrison


Prime Minister