Canberra, ACT

12 July 2018

On Thursday 12 July 2018, at Government House, Canberra, the Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd) presided over a meeting of the Federal Executive Council.

Afterwards, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove hosted a morning tea for NAIDOC Week, meeting with Indigenous leaders in the local community.

Later, the Governor-General received Ms Ruth Stewart, Ambassador-designate to the Republic of Serbia, with non-resident credentials to the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, and Montenegro, for a pre-posting call.

Then, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove attended a funeral for the late Lieutenant General Henry John Coates AC MBE (Retd), at the ANZAC Memorial Chapel, Duntroon.