PHOTOS: Quentin Bryce departs

Quentin Bryce served as the first female Governor-General of Australia.

Her term as the Queen's representative in Australia lasted five and a half years.

Quentin Bryce embarked on a series of official events as her tenure as Australia's Governor General came to an end Pic: Getty Images

Quentin Bryce embarked on a series of official events as her tenure as Australia's Governor General came to an end Pic: Getty Images

Quentin Bryce embarked on a series of official events as her tenure as Australia's Governor General came to an end Pic: Getty Images

Quentin Bryce embarked on a series of official events as her tenure as Australia's Governor General came to an end Pic: Getty Images

Quentin Bryce embarked on a series of official events as her tenure as Australia's Governor General came to an end Pic: Getty Images

Quentin Bryce embarked on a series of official events as her tenure as Australia's Governor General came to an end Pic: Getty Images

Quentin Bryce embarked on a series of official events as her tenure as Australia's Governor General came to an end Pic: Getty Images

Quentin Bryce embarked on a series of official events as her tenure as Australia's Governor General came to an end Pic: Getty Images

Quentin Bryce embarked on a series of official events as her tenure as Australia's Governor General came to an end Pic: Getty Images

Quentin Bryce embarked on a series of official events as her tenure as Australia's Governor General came to an end Pic: Getty Images

Quentin Bryce embarked on a series of official events as her tenure as Australia's Governor General came to an end Pic: Getty Images

Quentin Bryce embarked on a series of official events as her tenure as Australia's Governor General came to an end Pic: Getty Images

Quentin Bryce embarked on a series of official events as her tenure as Australia's Governor General came to an end Pic: Getty Images

Quentin Bryce embarked on a series of official events as her tenure as Australia's Governor General came to an end Pic: Getty Images

Quentin Bryce embarked on a series of official events as her tenure as Australia's Governor General came to an end Pic: Getty Images

Quentin Bryce embarked on a series of official events as her tenure as Australia's Governor General came to an end Pic: Getty Images

Quentin Bryce embarked on a series of official events as her tenure as Australia's Governor General came to an end Pic: Getty Images

Quentin Bryce embarked on a series of official events as her tenure as Australia's Governor General came to an end Pic: Getty Images

Quentin Bryce embarked on a series of official events as her tenure as Australia's Governor General came to an end Pic: Getty Images

Quentin Bryce embarked on a series of official events as her tenure as Australia's Governor General came to an end Pic: Getty Images

Quentin Bryce embarked on a series of official events as her tenure as Australia's Governor General came to an end Pic: Getty Images

Quentin Bryce embarked on a series of official events as her tenure as Australia's Governor General came to an end Pic: Getty Images

Quentin Bryce embarked on a series of official events as her tenure as Australia's Governor General came to an end Pic: Getty Images

Quentin Bryce embarked on a series of official events as her tenure as Australia's Governor General came to an end Pic: Getty Images

Quentin Bryce embarked on a series of official events as her tenure as Australia's Governor General came to an end Pic: Getty Images

Quentin Bryce embarked on a series of official events as her tenure as Australia's Governor General came to an end Pic: Getty Images

Quentin Bryce embarked on a series of official events as her tenure as Australia's Governor General came to an end Pic: Getty Images

Quentin Bryce embarked on a series of official events as her tenure as Australia's Governor General came to an end Pic: Getty Images

Quentin Bryce embarked on a series of official events as her tenure as Australia's Governor General came to an end Pic: Getty Images

Quentin Bryce embarked on a series of official events as her tenure as Australia's Governor General came to an end Pic: Getty Images

Quentin Bryce embarked on a series of official events as her tenure as Australia's Governor General came to an end Pic: Getty Images

Quentin Bryce embarked on a series of official events as her tenure as Australia's Governor General came to an end Pic: Getty Images

Quentin Bryce embarked on a series of official events as her tenure as Australia's Governor General came to an end Pic: Getty Images

Quentin Bryce embarked on a series of official events as her tenure as Australia's Governor General came to an end Pic: Getty Images