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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Governor_General_of_Canada

The Governor General of Canada is the federal viceregal representative of the Canadian .... Massey stated of this that "a Canadian [as governor general] makes it far ... colleagues to be appointed governor general and represent [the Queen].

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Governor-general

Governor-General or governor general (plural governors-general), in modern usage, is the title of an office-holder appointed to represent the monarch of a sovereign state in the ... too did the governor-general become a direct representative of the national monarch only, who no longer answered to the British government.

www.gg.gov.au/governor-generals-role

Apr 6, 2016 ... The Governor-General's role is both complex and demanding. ... In other words, the Constitution does not describe the Governor-General's power, ... High Commissioners appointed to represent their countries in Australia; ...

www.gg.ca/document.aspx?id=3

Nov 12, 2015 ... The governor general represents Canada during State visits abroad and receives Royal visitors, heads of State and foreign ambassadors at ...

www.australia.gov.au/about-australia/australian-story/governors-general

Apr 1, 2014 ... The Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia represents the monarch ... The functions and roles of the Governor-General include appointing ... For example, the Australian Constitution does not explicitly state that ...

www.thoughtco.com/role-of-the-governor-general-of-canada-508238

Feb 6, 2017 ... The Queen or sovereign is the head of state in Canada. The Governor General of Canada represents the sovereign, and most of the powers ...

www.cbc.ca/news/canada/the-role-of-canada-s-governor-general-1.907373

Jul 8, 2010 ... The Governor General acts as the Queen's representative in Canada ... of the provinces once represented the governor general, but now act as direct ... to be Governor General, and the first person to hold the post who did not ...

www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/governor-general.html

Together with the Senate and the House of Representatives, the Governor- General is a part of Australia's Parliament. The Governor-General does not have the ...

gg.govt.nz/role

The Governor-General is a symbol of New Zealand's unity and leadership, with the holder of the Office fulfilling important constitutional, ceremonial, international  ...

www.kingshouse.gov.jm/index.php/roles-function-of-the-gg

The Governor-General of Jamaica is appointed by Her Majesty The Queen on ... The Governor-General is represented in each parish by a Custos Rotulorum.