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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

19 August 2015

Bravery Council Meeting 83 Honours List
The Bravery Council Meeting 83 Honours List has been released

Program

26 August 2015

Keep Australia Beautiful ACT Sustainable Cities Awards and morning tea; Investiture Ceremony

25 August 2015

14th Annual RSL and Services Clubs Conference; Wattle Day Association afternoon tea

24 August 2015

Callers

21 August 2015

Hear and Say Brisbane Centre visit; United Nations Association of Australia reception

26 August 2015

At Government House, Canberra, the Governor-General, as Patron of Keep Australia Beautiful and Lady Cosgrove, hosted a morning tea and presentation ceremony for the ACT Sustainable Cities Awards.
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25 August 2015

At the Hyatt Hotel, Canberra, the Governor-General, as guest of the Chairman, RSL and Services Clubs Association, Mr Bryn Miller, attended the 14th Annual Conference and delivered the Opening Address.
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25 August 2015

At Government House, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove hosted an afternoon tea for Aranda Primary School students in recognition of National Wattle Day, at which the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove were presented with a basket of wattle.
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21 August 2015

In Brisbane, the Governor-General, as Patron-in-Chief and guest of the Founder and Executive Director, Dr Dimity Dornan AO, visited the Hear and Say Brisbane Centre.
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