• Born date: 1923-06-15
  • Born in: n.a.
Governor-General of Australia

The Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia is the representative in the Australian jurisdiction of the Australian monarch (currently Queen Elizabeth II), according to the Constitution of Australia, which provides that a "Governor-General appointed by the Queen shall be Her Majesty's representative in the Commonwealth..." As such, the Governor-General is President of the Federal Executive Council and Commander-in-Chief of the Australian Defence Force, as well as viceregal representative in the Australian Capital Territory.