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Transcript 11601

overnor General's Term of Office

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Howard, John

Period of Service: 11/03/1996 to 03/12/2007

More information about Howard, John on The National Archive website.

Release Date: 30/06/2001

Release Type: Media Release

Transcript ID: 11601

Her Majesty The Queen has agreed to extend the term of office of the Governor-General, His Excellency the Hon Sir William Deane, AC, KBE, until 30 June 2001.

Sir William has performed his duties as Governor-General with dignity and distinction.

The extension will mean that Sir William and Lady Deane will participate in their official capacities in a number of the significant events planned to commemorate the Centenary of the Federation of the Commonwealth of Australia in 2001.

8 August 2000

Transcript 11601