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


to the official website of the Governor-General,
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.

12 November 2018

Australian Embassy staff morning tea; Investiture ceremonies; Ceremonial burial for Australian World War 1 soldiers
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11 November 2018

Call; Armistice Ceremony; Heads of State lunch; Opening of the Paris Peace Forum; Investiture ceremony; Reception for the Centenary of the Armistice
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10 November 2018

Ceremony at the Australian War Memorial; Rugby Union match
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9 November 2018

Audience with Her Majesty The Queen; Australian High Commission afternoon tea
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