Canberra, ACT

22 June 2018

On Friday 22 June 2018, following the departure of the Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), from Australia on State and Official Visits to Europe, the proclamation assuming the Administration of the Government of the Commonwealth of Australia was signed by the Governor of Queensland, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC.

In the afternoon, at Changi International Airport, Singapore, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove were welcomed by the High Commissioner to the Singapore, His Excellency Mr Bruce Gosper.