Canberra, ACT

28 April 2017

On Friday 28 April 2017, at Government House, Canberra, the Governor-General, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), as Chancellor of the Order of Australia, and Lady Cosgrove, hosted Investiture Ceremonies.

In the evening, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove hosted an Investiture Dinner. Guests included: Ms Elisabeth Amiel and Mr Brian Candler; Professor Brian David Anderson AC and Mrs Dianne Anderson; The Honourable Anna Bligh AC and Mr Anthony Bertini; Mr Massimo Borghetti AO and Mrs Cathryn Borghetti; Mrs Kimberley Brennan AM and Mr Max Crow; Professor Gregory Craven AO and Mrs Anne Craven; Her Excellency the Honourable Linda Dessau AC and Mr Anthony Howard; Mrs Kerryn Ernst PSM and Mr Chris Ernst; The Honourable Justice Stephen Gageler AC and Mrs Carla Gageler; Professor Andrew Holmes AC and Mrs Jenny Holmes; The Honourable Dr David Kemp AC and Mrs Anne Marie Kemp; Mr Richard Maloney AFSM and Mrs Susan Maloney; Mrs Marion McConnell OAM and Mrs Josephine Barac; Lieutenant Colonel David McGarry CSC and Mrs Cindy McGarry; Group Captain Peter Mitchell DSC OAM and Mrs Emma Mitchell; Mrs Jeanette Morris OAM and Mrs Beth Butler; Dr Martin Parkinson AC PSM and Dr Heather Smith PSM; Mrs Anne Pratt OAM and Mrs Mary Phillips; Ms Frances Rose OAM and Mr Ross Dunn; Assistant Commissioner David Sharpe APM and Mrs Sophie Sharpe; Dr Michael Spence AC and Mrs Jenny Spence; Her Excellency Professor the Honourable Catherine Warner AC and Mr Richard Warner; and Professor Keryn Williams AC.