His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd) and Her Excellency Lady Cosgrove.


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His Excellency General the Honourable
Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd)

Since 1901, the Governor-General has played an important role in Australian national life.  This website provides information about the Governor-General’s constitutional, ceremonial and community responsibilities, and his role as Commander-in-Chief of the Australian Defence Force.  You will also find information about the Office of the Official Secretary to the Governor-General, including the Honours and Awards Secretariat, and details of the Governor-General’s program, photographs, speeches and media releases.

23 September 2017

Balbriggan Men’s Shed visit; Malahide Castle and Gardens tour and tree planting; Meeting with the Irish Banshees Australian Football League team; EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum visit; “Australia Calling” reception
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22 September 2017

Irish-Australian Chamber of Commerce breakfast meeting; Australian Embassy staff morning tea; Ceremonial Welcome; State Lunch; Irish Defence Forces afternoon tea; Ambassador to the Republic of Ireland Dinner
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21 September 2017

Audience with Her Majesty The Queen; Republic of Ireland welcome ceremony
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19 September 2017

State Memorial Service for the late Geoffrey Yunupingu; Proclamation
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