Governor of New South Wales, David Hurley, and wife Linda Hurley have dedicated a new rose in honour of all the wives of Governors of New South Wales throughout history. “Our nation was founded on many qualities and one often overlooked is the strength, resilience and dedication of the Governors’ wives, who contributed greatly to the building of our modern nation,” says Linda. The

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