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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.
 

Program

25 April 2015

ANZAC Day Centenary Commemoration, Wellington and Canberra

24 April 2015

Visit to New Zealand

23 April 2015

Clontarf Foundation morning tea; Lunch for the former President and Prime Minister of Timor-Leste

21 April 2015

Prime Minister’s Anzac Centenary programme of events launch

20 April 2015

Widows of First World War Veterans Flight Farewell

23 April 2015

At Government House, Canberra, the Governor-General, as Patron, and Lady Cosgrove, hosted a morning tea for Clontarf Foundation students and staff.
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21 April 2015

At the Australian War Memorial, the Governor-General, at the invitation of the Prime Minister, the Honourable Tony Abbott MP, attended the Anzac Centenary programme of events launch.
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20 April 2015

At Sydney Airport, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove, as guests of the Chief Executive Officer, Qantas, Mr Alan Joyce, attended a reception for the widows of First World War veterans, at which the widows were farewelled prior to their flight to Turkey for Anzac Day Centenary Commemorations at Gallipoli.
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13 April 2015

At the Australian War Memorial, Canberra, the Governor-General, as Patron of the Legacy Club of Canberra, and Lady Cosgrove launched the Canberra to Adelaide ‘Tour de Legacy’ ride 2015.
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