Thursday, 2 May 2019
This morning, the Swearing-In Ceremony of the 39th Governor of New South Wales, Her Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley AO QC, was held in the Ballroom of Government House. The Chief Justice, the Honourable TF BathurstAC, administered the Oaths in the presence of the Honourable Gladys Berejiklian MP, Premier of New South Wales, her Cabinet, and Justices of the Supreme Court.
The Governor and Mr Dennis Wilson took part in an Indigenous Welcome Ceremony on their arrival. Following the Swearing-In, Her Excellency received a Royal Salute on the Government House Parade Ground, accompanied by a Royal Australian Air Force Flypast, and inspected Australia's Federation Guard, the Australian Army Band, and the NSW Mounted Police Unit.
In the afternoon, the Governor and Mr Wilson attended a luncheon in their honour, hosted by the Premier, at the Sydney Opera House.