Google Assistant integration without external access

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I recently switched from Homebridge to Home Assistant, and overall it’s amazing. However, one feature that I really miss is Google Assistant integration, so I can control my devices via Google Home speakers.

Home Assistant has GA integration, but it requires either HA Cloud or for the HA instance to be exposed externally, and I don’t want to open holes in my network. Homebridge does not have this requirement and it works perfectly (and the setup process is dramatically simpler), so clearly this is possible. The repo that implements it is here: