Canberra, ACT

13 September 2018

On Thursday 13 September 2018 at Government House, Canberra, the Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), presided at a meeting of the Federal Executive Council.

Afterwards, the Governor-General received Lieutenant General Rick Burr AO DSC MVO, Chief of Army, and Warrant Officer Grant McFarlane OAM, Regimental Sergeant Major – Army.

In the evening, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove hosted a reception in recognition of the 100th meeting of the Australia Heritage Council.

Earlier, the Governor-General met with students from the Queen of Apostles School; St Eugene College, QLD; and Old Bar Primary School, NSW, as they undertook a tour of Government House as part of their visit to Canberra.