Events

April 2014

  • 16 April 2014

    TRH The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and HRH Prince George of Cambridge were welcomed by the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove to Admiralty House.
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  • 12 April 2014

    The Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove spent time with families, staff and volunteers at Ronald McDonald House in Randwick, NSW.
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  • 12 April 2014

    The Tribal Warrior mentoring program received a visit from the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove, at the National Centre of Indigenous Excellence in Redfern, NSW.
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  • 9 April 2014

    The Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove attended a reception at the Sydney Cricket Ground to welcome home the Australian women’s cricket team, the Southern Stars.
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  • 8 April 2014

    The Rats of Tobruk Association of Victoria hosted a morning tea for the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove, at Tobruk House in Albert Park, Melbourne.
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  • 8 April 2014

    The Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove met participants in the 20th Man Young Leadership Program, at Maribyrnong, Victoria.
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  • 7 April 2014

    The Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove visit the bushfire-affected property of Scott and Liz Pape, at Chintin, Victoria.
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  • 7 April 2014

    More than 200 volunteers and supporters of BlazeAid, and farmers affected by the February 2014 bushfires welcomed the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove during their first official community visit.
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March 2014

  • 28 March 2014

    At Parliament House, Canberra, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd) and Lady Cosgrove, attended a ceremony at which General Cosgrove was sworn-in as the twenty-sixth Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia.
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  • 26 March 2014

    In Brisbane, the Governor-General and Mr Bryce were welcomed home by their children and grandchildren.
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  • 26 March 2014

    At Defence Establishment Fairbairn, the Governor-General and Mr Bryce, as guests of the Prime Minister, the Honourable Tony Abbott MP, and Mrs Margaret Abbott, attended a ceremony to mark their departure from Canberra before returning to Brisbane.
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  • 25 March 2014

    At Parliament House, the Governor-General and Mr Michael Bryce attended a farewell reception hosted in their honour by the Prime Minister and Mrs Margaret Abbott.
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  • 25 March 2014

    At Government House, Canberra, the Governor-General received the Prime Minister, the Honourable Tony Abbott MP.
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  • 17 March 2014

    The Governor-General and Mr Bryce hosted a reception for Members of the House of Representatives, at which the Governor-General received the Address-in-Reply from the Speaker of the House of Representatives, the Honourable Bronwyn Bishop MP.
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  • 15 March 2014

    At the Tweed Regional Gallery, Murwillumbah, the Governor-General and Mr Michael Bryce, as guests of the Gallery Director, Ms Susi Muddiman; Mayor of the Tweed Shire Council, Councillor Barry Longland; and the Gallery’s Architect, Mr Bud Brannigan, attended a ceremony at which the Governor-General officially opened the Margaret Olley Art Centre and delivered the keynote address.
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  • 7 March 2014

    At Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, Liverpool, the Governor-General hosted a reception in recognition of International Women’s Day 2014.
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  • 6 March 2014

    At Government House, the Governor-General hosted a farewell reception for the Diplomatic Corps.
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  • 4 March 2014

    At the St Kilda Road Campus of Wesley College, the Governor-General and Mr Bryce, attended a ceremony at which the Governor-General officially opened the new Moubray Street Arts and Music Precinct.
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  • 4 March 2014

    At Victoria Harbour, the Governor-General and Mr Michael Bryce attended a ceremony at which the Governor-General, as Commander-in-Chief, presented the Unit Citation for Gallantry to HMAS Yarra (II).
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  • 3 March 2014

    In Melbourne, the Governor-General and Mr Michael Bryce, as Patron, as guests of the Chief Executive Officer, Mr David Parken, and the National President, Mr Paul Berkemeier, officially opened the new building for the Australian Institute of Architects.
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  • 2 March 2014

    At Point Cook, the Governor-General, as Commander-in-Chief and Mr Bryce, as guests of the Chief of Air Force, Air Marshal Geoff Brown AO, attended the Centenary of Military Aviation air show.
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  • 2 March 2014

    At Melbourne Town Hall, Melbourne, the Governor-General and Mr Michael Bryce hosted a farewell community reception.
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  • 1 March 2014

    At the Australian Defence Force Academy, Canberra, the Governor-General, as Commander-in-Chief, and Mr Michael Bryce, as guests of the Chief of the Defence Force, General David Hurley AC DSC, attended a farewell parade from the Australian Defence Force.
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  • 1 March 2014

    At Persimmon Restaurant, Melbourne, the Governor-General and Mr Bryce hosted a farewell community dinner.
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February 2014

  • 28 February 2014

    At Government House, the Governor-General and Mr Michael Bryce hosted a reception for the Ian Potter Foundation.
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  • 26 February 2014

    At Government House, the Governor-General and Mr Michael Bryce hosted a reception for attendees of the National Librarians of Asia and Oceania conference.
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  • 25 February 2014

    At Government House, the Governor-General and Mr Bryce hosted a farewell reception for Department and Agency Heads.
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  • 25 February 2014

    At Government House, Canberra, the Governor-General and Mr Michael Bryce hosted a farewell morning tea for Defence, Service and Veterans organisations.
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  • 24 February 2014

    At Government House, Canberra, the Governor-General and Mr Michael Bryce hosted a farewell community afternoon tea.
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  • 23 February 2014

    At Government House, Canberra, the Governor-General and Mr Michael Bryce hosted a farewell lunch.
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  • 18 February 2014

    At Government House, Canberra, the Governor-General and Mr Michael Bryce hosted an investiture ceremony to award a posthumous Victoria Cross for Australia to the parents of Corporal Cameron Baird VC MG.
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  • 11 February 2014

    At Admiralty House, the Governor-General hosted a Music Evening with a performance of ‘Schubert’s Trout Quintet’.
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  • 10 February 2014

    At Government House, the Governor-General hosted a dinner reception for Senators and Members of the House of Representatives to mark the beginning of the Parliamentary year.
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  • 6 February 2014

    At Government House, Canberra, Mr Bryce, as Patron, hosted an afternoon tea for the Australian Design Alliance.
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  • 6 February 2014

    At Government House, Canberra, Mr Michael Bryce, as Patron, hosted a morning tea to mark World Cancer Day 2014.
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  • 4 February 2014

    At Crawley, the Governor-General, as guest of the Chair, Mr Richard Pengelley, met with the Board and participants of the True Blue Dreaming Program.
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  • 4 February 2014

    At Burswood, the Governor-General, as guest of the Chief Executive Officer, Mr Gerard Neesham OAM, and Chair, Mr Ross Kelly, visited the Clontarf Foundation.
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  • 4 February 2014

    At Coolbinia, the Governor-General, as guest of the Chief Executive Officer, Ms Judy Hogben, visited the Centre for Cerebral Palsy.
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  • 3 February 2014

    At Murdoch University, Perth, the Governor-General, as guest of the Chancellor, Mr David Flanagan; Vice-Chancellor, Professor Richard Higgott; and Chair of the African Women’s Council of Australia, Dr Casta Tungaraza, attended a Women’s Networking event.
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  • 2 February 2014

    At the Margaret River Civic Centre, the Governor-General, as guest of the Shire President of the Augusta – Margaret River Shire, Councillor Michael Smart, attended an afternoon tea with representatives of the shire community.
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  • 2 February 2014

    In Busselton, Western Australia, the Governor-General, as guest of the Mayor of the City of Busselton, Councillor Ian Stubbs and the Deputy Mayor, Councillor Grant Henley, attended a community reception at the Busselton Beachfront.
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January 2014

  • 26 January 2014

    At Commonwealth Park, Canberra, the Governor-General the Honourable Quentin Bryce, as Host Officer, and Mr Michael Bryce, attended the National Flag Raising and Citizenship Ceremony.
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  • 24 January 2014

    At Government House, Canberra, the Governor-General and Mr Michael Bryce hosted a reception in honour of the 2014 Australian of the Year finalists and guests of the National Australia Day Council.
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  • 23 January 2014

    At Admiralty House, Sydney, the Governor-General and Mr Michael Bryce hosted a reception for attendees of the Canada Australia Public Policy Initiative retreat.
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  • 22 January 2014

    At Admiralty House, Sydney, the Governor-General hosted a reception for the Kirby Institute.
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