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


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.

21 August 2017

2017 Variety the Children’s Charity Victoria Bash dinner; State Memorial Service for the late Betty Cuthbert AM MBE
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20 August 2017

Friends of Government House Klavier Music Association performance and reception
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19 August 2017

2017 Bledisloe Cup opening match
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18 August 2017

Vietnam Veterans’ Day Remembrance service; Embassy of the Kingdom of Spain call
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