Canberra, ACT

2 May 2018

On Tuesday 22 May 2018, the Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), as patron of The Australian Ballet, and Lady Cosgrove, hosted a reception at Government House for staff and performers prior to the Canberra season of The Merry Widow.

Afterwards, the Governor-General was represented at Brisbane International Airport by Honorary Aide-de-Camp Commander Mark McConnell ADC RAN for the arrival to Australia of the President of Fiji, His Excellency Major General Jiosi Konousi Konorote (Retd),.

Earlier, the Governor-General met with students from Ivanhoe Girls Grammar, VIC; St Raphael’s Catholic Primary School, NSW; Kingswood College, VIC; and Barwon Heads Primary School, VIC, as they undertook a tour of Government House as part of their visit to Canberra.