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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

26 March 2015

Federal Executive Council; State Visit to China, Guangzhou Program

25 March 2015

State Visit to China; Reception for the 2015 National Schools Constitutional Convention

24 March 2015

Federal Executive Council; Credentials

23 March 2015

Visit to Hobart

22 March 2015

Dinner hosted by the Governor of Tasmania

27 March 2015

During a State Visit to the People’s Republic of China, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove attended a commemorative service at the Australian Gull Force Memorial, in Lao'ou Village, Hainan.
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27 March 2015

During a State Visit to the People’s Republic of China, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove were met by children and Ministry of Foreign Affairs officials on arrival at Sanya Phoenix International Airport.
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26 March 2015

During a State Visit to the People’s Republic of China, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove, as guests of the Party Secretary of Guangdong Province, Mr Hu Chunhua, meet with members of the Guangdong leadership.
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26 March 2015

During a State Visit to the People’s Republic of China, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove attended a community reception for Australians living and working in Guangzhou.
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