Canberra, ACT

22 March 2017

On Wednesday 22 March 2017, at Parliament House, Canberra, Her Excellency Lady Cosgrove, as Ambassador, attended the official launch of the Kookaburra Kids Program for Serving and Ex-Serving Australian Defence Force families.

In the afternoon, the Governor-General, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), at Government House, Canberra, received video calls from students attending Esperance Primary School, WA; and Aratula State School, QLD, as part of their civics and citizenship classes.

Afterwards, the Governor-General received the National President of the National Rifle Association of Australia, Major General John Hartley AO (Retd).

Earlier, the Governor-General met with students from St Matthews Primary School, NSW; and Springfield Lakes State School, QLD, as they undertook a tour of Government House as part of their visit to Canberra.