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.