Brisbane, QLD; Gold Coast, QLD

4 April 2018

On Wednesday 4 April 2018, at Old Government House, Brisbane, the Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), and Lady Cosgrove, hosted a ceremonial welcome for Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall.

In the evening, at the Sheraton Mirage, Main Beach, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove hosted a reception in honour of the visit to Australia of Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall for visiting Heads of State and Heads of Government attending the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Afterwards, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove met with Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall.

Later, at Carrara Stadium, Broadbeach, the Governor-General, as Patron of Commonwealth Games Australia, and Lady Cosgrove, attended the opening ceremony of the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Earlier, at Brisbane International Airport, the Governor-General was represented by Mr Mark Fraser MVO OAM, Official Secretary to the Governor-General, at the arrival in Australia of Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall.