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

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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.
 

Announcement

30 March 2015

Announcement of Australian Bravery Decorations
The Governor-General has approved the awarding of Australian Bravery Decorations in the first of two Australian Bravery Awards lists for 2015.

25 March 2015

Message from Her Majesty The Queen

Program

30 March 2015

State Visit to China, Beijing Program

29 March 2015

State Visit to China, Chongqing Program

28 March 2015

State Visit to China, Sanya Program

31 March 2015

At the end of a State Visit to the People’s Republic of China, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove were farewelled by Ministry of Foreign Affairs officials at Beijing Capital International Airport.
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30 March 2015

During a State Visit to the People’s Republic of China, the Governor-General met with the President of the People's Republic of China, His Excellency Xi Jinping, at the Great Hall of the People, Beijing.
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30 March 2015

During a State Visit to the People’s Republic of China, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove, as guests of the President of the People’s Republic of China, His Excellency Mr Xi Jinping, attended a ceremonial welcome, at the Great Hall of the People, Beijing.
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30 March 2015

During a State Visit to the People’s Republic of China, the Governor-General met with the Premier of the People’s Republic of China, His Excellency Mr Li Keqiang, at the Great Hall of the People, Beijing.
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