Canberra, ACT; Sydney, NSW

13 July 2018

On Friday 13 July 2018, the Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), as Patron of Beyondblue, and Lady Cosgrove, attended the launch of the ‘NewAccess’ program for Defence personnel, at Russell Offices, Canberra , as guests of Ms Georgia Harman, Chief Executive Officer, Beyondblue.

In the evening, Their Excellencies attended the 2018 National NAIDOC Awards Ceremony, as guests of Ms Anne Martin and Mr Ben Mitchell, Co-Chairs, National NAIDOC Committee, at the Sydney International Convention Centre. At the awards, the Governor-General presented the 2018 Male Indigenous Elder of the Year award to Mr Russell Taylor AM.