Former DCA Deputy Chair Sam Mostyn to become next Governor-General

Diversity Council Australia (DCA) congratulates Sam Mostyn AO on her appointment as Australia’s 28th Governor-General, to be sworn in on 1 July 2024.  

Sam Mostyn has been a longstanding friend and associate of DCA, having served as Deputy Chair of the DCA Board. Sam has provided invaluable leadership and insight into our shared vision of achieving a gender-equal and inclusive Australia for all. 

This appointment marks great news for all Australians and DCA is delighted to see this well-deserved recognition of Sam’s outstanding contributions. 

“Sam Mostyn’s appointment as Governor-General is a testament to her remarkable leadership and dedication to advancing gender equality in our nation,” said DCA CEO, Lisa Annese.  

“Her extensive experience and unwavering commitment make her an outstanding choice for this prestigious role, and on behalf of the DCA Board and staff we offer our sincerest congratulations and wish her every success in this new chapter. 

“This is great news for all Australians, and we couldn’t be more thrilled to see this much-deserved appointment,” said Annese. 

DCA joins the nation in celebrating Sam Mostyn’s appointment and looks forward to witnessing her continued impact on Australia’s future.