Christmas Island

30 September 2018

On Sunday 30 September 2018, the Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), and Lady Cosgrove, visited the ship’s company of HMAS Ararat, as guests of Lieutenant Commander Khan Beaumont RAN, at Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island.

Afterwards, Their Excellencies viewed wildlife at the Margaret Knoll lookout and attended a community sports day and sausage sizzle at the Christmas Island Cricket and Sporting Club as guests of Her Honour Mrs Natasha Griggs, Administrator, Australian Indian Ocean Territories.

In the afternoon, Their Excellencies were farewelled from Christmas Island by Her Honour Mrs Griggs.