Canberra, ACT; Sydney, NSW

3 September 2018

On Monday 3 September 2018, at the Royal Australian Mint, the Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), and Lady Cosgrove attended the launch of the new effigy of Her Majesty the Queen on Australian coins, as guests of Mr Ross MacDiarmid, CEO, Royal Australian Mint.

Afterwards, at Victoria Barracks, Sydney, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove, met with Invictus Games athletes and received an update on the 2018 Invictus Games Sydney from Mr Ben Rahilly, Chief Operating Officer.

In the evening, at Admiralty House, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove hosted a reception for Kidney Health Australia.
Earlier, the Governor-General met with students from Tarangaba State School, QLD, as they undertook a tour of Government House as part of their visit to Canberra.