Canberra, ACT

30 October 2018

On Tuesday 30 October 2018, at Government House, Canberra, the Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), received Ms Nicola Gordon-Smith, Ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.

Later, the Governor-General received Ms Karyn Murray, High Commissioner-designate to Tuvalu, for a pre-posting call.

Afterwards, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove hosted a farewell lunch in honour of His Excellency Mr Chris Seed, the outgoing High Commissioner for New Zealand.

In the afternoon, Their Excellencies, hosted a reception for staff, volunteers and supporters of Radio 1RPH.

In the evening, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove attended a dinner on the eve of the Prime Minister’s XI Match, as guests of Mr Richard Smith AO PSM, ACT Branch Chairman, Lord’s Taverners, at the Commonwealth Club, Canberra.

Earlier, the Governor-General met with students from Quirindi Public School, NSW; Assisi Catholic College, QLD; and St Joseph’s School, SA, as they undertook a tour of Government House as part of their visit to Canberra