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.

26 April 2017

Australian-funded HIV/AIDS Clinic visit; Milne Bay Ceremonial Welcome; Turnbull Field Memorial visit; Milne Bay Memorial visit; French Victoria Cross Memorial visit; Alotau community lunch; Safe Motherhood Intervention Project visit; Milne Bay Ceremonial Farewell; Port Moresby Ceremonial Farewell
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25 April 2017

ANZAC Day dawn service; Isurava Memorial; Kokoda visit; Australia Awards Scholarship presentation; Mixed netball exhibition match; Australian High Commissioner reception; Dinner for Australian High Commission staff
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24 April 2017

Proclamation; Ceremonial welcome; Meeting with the Governor-General of the Independent State of Papua New Guinea; Squadron Leader John Jackson medals presentation; Bomana War Cemetery visit; Meeting with the Prime Minister of the Independent State of Papua New Guinea; Meeting with Australian Federal Police Legacy trekkers; State Dinner
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23 April 2017

The Royal Humane Society of Australasia 2016 Clarke Gold Medal presentation ceremony
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