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.

22 June 2017

Call by the Prime Minister; Leadership Ballarat and Western Region afternoon tea; Australian Indigenous Leadership Centre graduation dinner
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21 June 2017

State funeral service for the late Womtelo Reverend Baldwin Lonsdale
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20 June 2017

Federal Executive Council; Proclamation; Republic of Vanuatu arrival
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19 June 2017

Australian Local Government Association’s National General Assembly opening; Retired General’s afternoon tea
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