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Speech at the Australian International Airshow Reception

First, I acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land upon which we are gathering and pay my respects to their Elders past and present and to any Elders here with us this

HMAS Cerberus Ceremonial Divisions

'You learn to put the team above the individual. You master the art of taking instructions, working innovatively and thinking on the go.'
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Remembrance Day 2018

'Exactly 100 years ago today, a war that saw the loss of more than 62,000 Australians – almost 20,000 Victorians amongst them – finally ended.'
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RSL Remembrance Day Reception for the 100th Anniversary of Armistice

'The Governor-General sent a message to Parliament, in which he spoke of the ‘share of heat and burden’ borne by Australian troops.'
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RAF 100th Anniversary Morning Tea

'As you well know, the RAF was forged as the First World War raged. It was ‘born amid the thunders of battle’, as the Observer editorialised on 31 March 1918.'

ANZAC Day 2018

'And so it is that all of us, right here at home, must remember everything that has been given to us and for us, by our defence forces.'
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Melbourne Legacy's Annual ANZAC Commemoration Ceremony for Students

'The young Australian boys and men who left to fight in an overseas war, were not much older than some of you here today.'
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RSL ANZAC House ANZAC Day Reception

'Thank you for ensuring that the memory of those who cannot speak for themselves remains vividly in our memories.'
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Opening Warrnambool RSL Veteran Support Centre

"Lifelong friendships have been formed within your walls. Stories have been shared, wreaths have been laid, tears have been shed and heroes remembered."
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Centenary of the Battle of Beersheba

Speech given by the Governor of Victoria for the Centenary of the Battle of Beersheba.
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Carry On (Victoria) Patronage Morning Tea

Speech by the Governor of Victoria for the Carry On (Victoria) Patronage morning tea.
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John Charlton Memorial Window

Speech by the Governor of Victoria for the John Charlton Memorial Window.
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