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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

4 September 2015

Non-Resident Credentials; National Child Protection Week launch; Life Education reception; Sydney Roosters v South Sydney Rabbitohs match

3 September 2015

Federal Executive Council; Australian National Flag Day; Special Air Service Regiment DVD launch; 75th Anniversary of the RAAF Chaplain Branch

2 September 2015

Meeting with the Governor of South Australia; Western Adelaide Domestic Violence Service visit; The Commonwealth Club of Adelaide lunch

1 September 2015

7th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment 50th Anniversary Memorial Service; Suoi Chau Pha Dinner

31 August 2015

National Launch of Legacy Week

31 August 2015

At the Martin Place Cenotaph, Sydney, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove, as guests of the Chairman, Legacy Australia Incorporated, Legatee Mr David Gray, attended the National Launch of Legacy Week at which the Governor-General made the keynote address then laid a wreath with Lady Cosgrove and two junior Legatees, Miss Tanesha Hancock and Miss Kyala Hancock.
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31 August 2015

At the Martin Place Cenotaph, Sydney, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove, as guests of the Chairman, Legacy Australia Incorporated, Legatee Mr David Gray, attended the National Launch of Legacy Week at which the Governor-General made the keynote address then laid a wreath with Lady Cosgrove and two junior Legatees, Miss Tanesha Hancock and Miss Kyala Hancock.
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29 August 2015

In Dubbo, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove, as guests of the Director of Parks and Landcare Services, Mr Murray Wood viewed the Barden Park Regional Centre of Excellence for Athletics and met with coaches, young athletes and their families.
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28 August 2015

At the Dubbo Neighbourhood Centre, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove as guests of the Executive Officer, Ms Debbie Todkill, viewed the Centre facilities and attended an afternoon tea to acknowledge the work of volunteers.
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