His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Ret'd), accompanied by Mrs Linda Hurley, was sworn in as the 38th Governor of New South Wales on 2 October 2014.
The ceremony, hosted by Premier Mike Baird MP, was attended by the Honourable TF Bathurst AC, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of New South Wales, Ministers, government, defence, religious and community representatives, as well as close family and friends.
Having signed the requisite oaths, the Proclamation of the Governor’s assumption of office was read, culminating in the firing of a 19 Gun Royal Salute.
In the morning, His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Ret’d), Governor of New South Wales, presided at a Meeting of the Executive Council. Afterwards, His Excellency received the Financial Secretary of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Mr John Tsang, accompanied by...