His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Ret’d), Governor of New South Wales has granted Vice-Regal patronage to the CTO. The grant of Patronage is held with high regard by the CTO, as it is conferred to organisations which have proven themselves within the community.
The Governor is appointed by the Sovereign and is her representative in New South Wales. The Governor is the formal head of state in New South Wales. His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Ret’d), is the 38th Governor of New South Wales. He commenced his five year tenure in October 2014.
The Role of the Governor has changed greatly over the years. THe Governor today has an important constitutional and ceremonial role in New South Wales, but acts according to the advice given to them by the Government of Parliament. The Governor is also deeply involved in community organisations and events.
As Governor of New South Wales and Vice Regal Patron of the CTO, His Excellency intends to support the people and community organisations of New South Wales, through assisting programs, recognising innovation, achievement and excellence, and advocating for marginalised members of our community.