Britain's Queen Elizabeth meets David Hurley, Governor of New South Wales at Buckingham Palace in 2017. File photo: AFP

Australia’s ex-military chief David Hurley named as next governor-general

  • The largely symbolic governor-general’s role has extensive though little-used powers
  • The current governor-general, Peter Cosgrove, had been due to finish his five-year term in March
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Britain's Queen Elizabeth meets David Hurley, Governor of New South Wales at Buckingham Palace in 2017. File photo: AFP
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