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.

27 April 2016

Visit to the French Mint; Exhibition of the Lesueur collection; Investiture Ceremony; Farewell lunch with Australian Embassy staff; Roundtable discussion at MEDEF Headquarters
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26 April 2016

Meeting with the Mayor of Paris; Visit to the National Library of France; Visit to the Legion of Honour Museum; Archives Event at the Culture Ministry; Meeting with President of the French Republic; State Dinner at the Elysée Palace
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25 April 2016

Australian National Memorial Anzac Day Dawn Service; Villers-Bretonneux Town Breakfast; Meeting with the French Minister of Defence; Villers-Bretonneux Town Service; Rekindling of the Flame ceremony
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24 April 2016

Adelaide Cemetery Commemorative Ceremony; Lunch and tree planting at Château de Bertangles; Amiens Civic Reception; Guided tour of the Amiens Cathedrale
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