Prime Minister and Cabinet
The position of Official Secretary to the Governor-General was established in 1901. The Governor-General Act 1974 was amended in 1984 to establish the position as a statutory office. The Official Secretary and his staff provide the Governor-General with the necessary support to enable him to carry out his constitutional, statutory, ceremonial and public duties.

Key People

Further information

  • Type of Body

    A. Non Corporate Commonwealth Entity

  • GFS Sector Classification


  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Governor-General Act 1974

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    A. Principal

  • Materiality


  • GFS Function / Sector Reported

    General Public Services

  • Auditor


  • Creation Date

    24 December 1984

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