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Announcement about the Governor-General of Australia

Published 15 December 2018

Her Majesty The Queen, on the recommendation of the Prime Minister of Australia, has been pleased to approve the appointment of His Excellency General the Hon David Hurley AC DSC (Retd), as Governor-General Designate of the Commonwealth of Australia.

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