Brisbane, QLD; Phillip Island, VIC

12 August 2017

On Saturday 12 August 2017, at Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital, Brisbane, the Governor-General, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd) and Lady Cosgrove, as guests of the Chief Executive Officer, Ms Fionnagh Dougan, viewed the facilities and met with staff and patients.

Afterwards, at the Brisbane Showgrounds, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove, as guests of the President of the Royal National Agricultural and Industrial Association of Queensland, the Honourable Justice David Thomas, officially opened the 2017 Royal Queensland Show.

In the evening, at Phillip Island, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove attended the Defence and Employment Platoon reunion dinner.

Earlier, at Sydney International Airport, the Governor-General was represented for the arrival to Australia of the President of the Republic of Croatia, Her Excellency Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović and Mr Jakov Kitarović, by Honorary Aide-de-camp, Commander Ian Campbell ADC RAN.