13 May 2014

Australian Governor Generals from 1982 - 2003 - No Order

A letter has been sent to the Privy Council Office in London in September 2003 asking for confirmation of Orders regarding the appointment of the following Governor Generals of Australia;

Sir Ninian Stephens (1982 - 1989)
William Hayden ( 1989 - 1996)
Sir William Deane (1996 - 2001)
Dr. Peter Hollingworth (2001 - 2003)

The response given from the Privy Council Office was that there was no such Order for the above appointments.

The document below contains the relevant information, omitting the second page which is only the footer of the email regarding communication policy of the department.

See attached file:

Acknowledgement goes to the original author of the correspondence.