On Thursday 2 March 2017, at Spear of Fame, Blackburn, the Governor-General, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), and Lady Cosgrove, as guests of the Owner and Manager, Mr Umit Erturk, viewed the facilities, received a briefing on operations and met with staff. Spear Of Fame was established in 1993 and produces embroidered Banners and Standards that are used by the Australian Defence Force.
Afterwards, at Camberwell Grammar School, Melbourne, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove, as guests of the Headmaster, Dr Paul Hicks, opened the new Chapel and Sports Centre.
Later, at Trinity College, Melbourne, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove, as guests of the Chief Executive Officer, Professor Ken Hinchcliff, opened the new Gateway Building
Earlier, the Governor-General met with students from Carranballac College, VIC, as they undertook a tour of Government House as part of their visit to Canberra.