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.

5 December 2016

Radio 1RPH broadcast; Chief Justice of Australia ceremonial sitting; Spitfire Association, Australian Defence Force Academy and Royal Military College – Duntroon reception
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3 December 2016

Queen Elizabeth II Park re-opening
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2 December 2016

Governor-General’s Sports Fun Day
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1 December 2016

Federal Executive Council; Credentials ceremonies; Lunch for newly accredited Heads of Mission; Order of Australia 2016 Student Citizenship Awards; Number 34 Squadron and VIP Operations unit reception
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