Sydney, NSW

27 October 2018

On Saturday 27 October 2018, at Fleet Base East, Sydney, the Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd) and Lady Cosgrove attended the Commissioning Ceremony for HMAS Brisbane (III), as guests of Rear Admiral Jonathan Mead AM RAN, Commander Australian Fleet. There, the Governor-General reviewed the parade before the ship’s company officially manned HMAS Brisbane for the first time.

In the evening, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove attended the closing ceremony of the 2018 Sydney Invictus Games, at Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney Olympic Park.