Sydney, NSW

1 April 2017

On Saturday 1 April 2017, at Admiralty House, Sydney, the Governor-General, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), and Lady Cosgrove hosted an Investiture Ceremony, at which the Governor-General, as Chancellor of the Order of Australia, invested the Honourable Robert Ellicott AC with the insignia of the Companion of the Order of Australia.

Afterwards, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove hosted a morning tea for Assistance Dogs Australia. Assistance Dogs Australia relies on the generosity of the community and businesses.

In the afternoon, at Royal Randwick Racecourse, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove, as guests of the Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Turf Club, Mr Darren Pearce, attended the Royal Randwick Races.