Canberra, ACT

23 February 2017

On Thursday 23 February 2017, at Government House, Canberra, the Governor-General, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd) presided at a meeting of the Federal Executive Council.

Afterwards, the Governor-General received the Charge d’Affaires of the Embassy of the United States of America in Australia, Mr Jim Carouso.

Later, at the ANZAC Memorial Chapel, Duntroon, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove, as guests of General Sir Phillip Bennett AC KBE DSO attended a memorial service for the late Margaret Bennett.

Earlier, at Government House, Canberra, the Governor-General met with students from St Joan of Arc Primary School, NSW, and Kalinda Primary School, VIC, as they undertook a tour of Government House as part of their visit to Canberra.