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


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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.


9 October 2015

The Royal Sydney Golf Club Remembrance Service; ‘Royal Sydney Remembers’ Dinner

8 October 2015

Goulburn High School Visit; Goulburn Mulwaree Civic Reception; Goulburn War Memorial and Museum Visit; Macular Disease Foundation Australia Reception

7 October 2015

NSW Police Force Peer Support Officers Conference Dinner

6 October 2015

2015 Florence Nightingale Medal Reception

4 October 2015

National Rugby League Grand Final

8 October 2015

At Admiralty House, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove hosted a reception for Macular Disease Foundation Australia, at which the Governor-General presented six medical researchers with Foundation Research Grants.
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8 October 2015

At Goulburn High School, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove, as guests of the Principal, Mr Peter Browne, met with staff and students.
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6 October 2015

At Government House, Canberra, the Governor-General, as Patron, and Lady Cosgrove hosted a reception for Australian recipients of the Australian Red Cross Society 2015 Florence Nightingale Medal.
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1 October 2015

At the Australian National Botanic Gardens, Canberra, Lady Cosgrove, as Patron of the Friends of the Australian National Botanic Gardens, attended a reception to mark the Friends’ 25th anniversary.
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