Melbourne, VIC

3 March 2017

On Friday 3 March 2017, at the Melbourne Shrine of Remembrance, the Governor-General, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), as Patron, and Lady Cosgrove attended the annual presentation ceremony for the 2017 John Monash Scholars where the Governor-General presented the certificates to the 2017 Scholar recipients. The John Monash Scholarships commenced in 2003 and 147 scholarships have been awarded to date. They key selection criteria for the scholarships include ‘leadership, scholastic excellence and citizenship’.

Afterwards, at Avalon Airport, Melbourne, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove, as guests of the Chief Executive of the Aerospace, Maritime and Defence Foundation of Australia, Mr Ian Honnery, attended the 2017 Australian International Airshow and Aerospace and Defence Exposition.