Canberra, ACT

15 September 2017

On Friday 15 September 2017, at Canberra Hospital, Garran, the Governor-General, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), as Chancellor of the Order of Australia, and Lady Cosgrove presided over an Investiture Ceremony at which the Governor-General invested Dr Karl Alderson PSM, with the Public Service Medal for, ‘outstanding public service to justice policy and reform in the Australian Capital Territory’.

In the afternoon, at Government House, Canberra, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove hosted a reception for the United Nations Association of Australia 2017 National Conference.

Earlier, the Governor-General received a video call from St Mary’s Primary School, VIC, as part of their civics and citizenship classes.