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.

26 March 2019

Lunch with the Governor of New South Wales
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22 March 2019

State Funeral
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21 March 2019

Federal Executive Council; Citizenship Ceremony and Harmony Day Celebration; Margaret Hendry School visit; World Down Syndrome Day reception
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20 March 2019

Swinburne University visit; Commonwealth Society of Teachers of Dancing visit; Melbourne-based Recipients of Honours and Awards lunch; The Royal Melbourne Hospital visit; Deloitte State of the Nation address
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