Canberra, ACT

7 February 2019

On Thursday 7 February 2019 the Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd) presided at a meeting of the Federal Executive Council.

Afterwards, the Governor-General received letters of credence from His Excellency Mr Makarimi Abissola Adechoubou, Ambassador of the Republic of Benin, at Government House, Canberra.

Later, the Governor-General received Mr Adrian Morrison, the High Commissioner-designate to The Kingdom of Tonga, for a pre-posting call.

Then, the Governor-General announced the Captain of the Governor-General’s XI Cricket Team, Mrs Alex Blackwell.

Afterwards, the Governor-General received Mr David Fricker, Director-General of the National Archives of Australia.

Earlier, the Governor-General, met with students from AB Patterson College, Queensland, as they undertook a tour of Government House as part of their visit to Canberra.