Canberra, ACT

7 February 2017

On Tuesday 7 February 2017, at Government House, Canberra, the Governor-General, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), received the High Commissioner for the Republic of Ghana, Her Excellency Mrs Mercy Debrah-Karikari.

Afterwards, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove hosted an afternoon tea for the 2017 ABC Heywire Youth Summit. Heywire is an annual competition for young people aged 16 to 22 from regional and rural Australia to share their stories, ideas and opinions about life in Australia outside of the major cities. The best stories are broadcast across the ABC on Triple J, Radio National and local radio.