Samantha Mostyn appointed next Govenor-General for Australia

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Samantha Mostyn AO has been appointed as Australia’s next Governor-General by Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, which will be effective from July 1.

She will be the 28th Governor-General and the second woman to hold the special position and replace David Hurley, who has been in the role of Governor-General since 2019.

The Daily Advertiser revealed Mr Albanese described Ms Mostyn as an exceptional leader and advocate for women in business, women’s safety, and reconciliation.

Samantha Mostyn
As of July, Samantha Mostyn will commence the role. Photo: Business News.

With a background in law and extensive experience in executive and non-executive roles, including as an AFL commissioner, Ms Mostyn looks forward to bringing her dedication and expertise to the role and represent Australia.

“I’m deeply honoured by this great privilege and look forward to representing the values, hopes and aspirations of all Australians,” Ms Mostyn said.

“I will never underestimate or take for granted the expectations that come with high office and I am ready to serve with integrity, compassion and respect.”

Source: The Daily Advertiser.

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