Alice Springs, NT

6 July 2017

On Thursday 6 July 2017, at the Alice Springs Civic Centre, the Governor-General, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), as guest speaker, and Lady Cosgrove, attended a NAIDOC Community Day event.

Afterwards, at the Alice Springs Women’s Shelter, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove, as guests of the Chief Executive Officer, Ms Dianne Gipey, viewed the facilities, and met with staff and volunteers.

In the afternoon, at the BushMob centre, Alice Springs, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove, as guests of the Chief Executive Officer, Mr Will MacGregor, viewed the facilities, met with staff and were briefed on activities and operations.

Afterwards, at the Centralian Middle School Clontarf Academy, Alice Springs, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove, as guests of the Regional Manager, Northern Territory Central Region, Mr Sean Cusak, viewed the facilities and met with the staff, alumni and participants of the program.

Later, at the Yanda Aboriginal Art Centre, Alice Springs, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove, as guests of the Managing Director, Mr Christopher Simon, viewed the facilities and met with staff.