Sydney, NSW; Canberra, ACT

21 February 2018

On Wednesday 21 February 2018, at St James’ Church, Sydney, the Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), and Lady Cosgrove, attended the memorial service for the late Sir Nicholas Shehadie AC OBE.

In the evening, at Government House, Canberra, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove hosted a dinner for members of the Council for the Order of Australia. Guests included: Dr Philip Bacon AM; Air Chief Marshal Mark Binskin AC; Ms Fiona Birkett MVO; Ms Angela Boland; Ms Elizabeth Broderick AO; Senator the Honourable Mathias Cormann; Ms Stephanie Foster PSM; Ms Tracey Hayes; Mr Robert Kennedy; Ms Kathy Leigh; Mr Michael Miller RFD; Ms Filly Morgan; Mr Joshua Puls; Ms Carolyn Sladden; The Honourable Shane Stone AC QC; Professor Mathew Vadas AO; and Mr Bernard Wright AO.