Alice Springs, NT

7 July 2017

On Friday 7 July 2017, at the Joint Defence Facility Pine Gap, Alice Springs, the Governor-General, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd) and Lady Cosgrove as guests of the Chief of the Facility, viewed the facilities and met with staff. This year, 2017, marks the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the facility.

In the afternoon, at Blatherskite Park, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove, as guests of the President of the Central Australian Show Society, Mrs Rosie Gibbins, officially opened the Alice Springs Show.