Sydney, NSW

2 April 2017

On Sunday 2 April 2017, at the Nepean Men’s Shed, Orchard Hills, the Governor-General, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), and Lady Cosgrove, as guests of the President, Mr Michael Siegle, viewed the facilities and met with members of the shed.

Afterwards, at the Sydney International Rowing Centre, Penrith, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove, as guests of the President of Rowing Australia, Mr Rob Scott, attended the 2017 Sydney International Rowing Regatta and presented the medals and trophy for the King’s and Queen’s cups.

In the evening, at Defence Establishment Fairbairn, Canberra, the Governor-General was represented at the arrival in Australia of the President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, His Excellency Dr Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, by Mr Paul Singer MVO, Acting Deputy Official Secretary to the Governor-General.