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His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd) and Her Excellency Lady Cosgrove

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to the official website of the Governor-General,
His Excellency General the Honourable
Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd)

Since 1901, the Governor-General has played an important role in Australian national life.  This website provides information about the Governor-General’s constitutional, ceremonial and community responsibilities, and his role as Commander-in-Chief of the Australian Defence Force.  You will also find information about the Office of the Official Secretary to the Governor-General, including the Honours and Awards Secretariat, and details of the Governor-General’s program, photographs, speeches and media releases.
 

Announcement

15 August 2014

Bravery Council Honours List
The Honours List for the Bravery Council Meeting 81 has been announced.

Program

21 August 2014

Federal Executive Council; Group Training Australia’s 2014 Today's Skills: Tomorrow's Leaders Program.

20 August 2014

Credentials ceremonies; Lunch for newly accredited Heads of Mission; Winston Churchill Memorial Trust presentation ceremony

19 August 2014

Caller

18 August 2014

Vietnam Sappers commemorative service

18 August 2014

At the School of Military Engineering, Moorebank, the Governor-General, as Commander-in-Chief and in recognition of Vietnam Veterans Day, attended a service to commemorate Sappers lost in Vietnam.
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17 August 2014

At the Royal Hall of Industries Pavilion, Moore Park, NSW, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove attended the 2014 Variety National Bash Dinner.
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17 August 2014

In Cessnock, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove attended a ceremony at which they officially opened the Cessnock Police Citizens Youth Club.
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17 August 2014

At the Singleton Showgrounds, the Governor-General, as Patron, and Lady Cosgrove attended a community event and exhibition in recognition of the centenary of the Australian Red Cross.
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