Canberra, ACT; Sydney, NSW

25 July 2017

On Tuesday 25 July 2017, at Government House, Sydney, the Governor-General, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), as the Chancellor of the Order of Australia, and Lady Cosgrove, hosted an Investiture Ceremony at which the Governor-General invested the Honourable Julia Gillard AC with the Insignia of the Companion of the Order of Australia.

Afterwards, the Governor-General, received Commissioners, the Honourable Justice Peter McClellan AM, Justice Jennifer Coate, and Commissioner Bob Atkinson AO APM, of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.

In the evening, at City Recital Hall, Sydney, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove, as guests of the Chair, Australian World Orchestra (AWO), Mr Adrian Ahern, attended the AWO’s 2017 Chamber Concert Performance.

Earlier, the Governor-General met with students from Kororoit Creek Primary School, VIC, as they undertook a tour of Government House as part of their visit to Canberra.