Townsville, QLD

8 April 2018

On Sunday 8 April 2018, Queen’s Park, Townsville, the Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd) and Lady Cosgrove, as guests of Mayor, City of Townsville, Councillor Jenny Hill, attended the Townsville 2018 Commonwealth Games Festival performance by the Grigoryan Brothers and Townsville Guitar Orchestra.

Afterwards, at the Townsville Entertainment and Convention Centre, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove, as guests of Chair, Basketball Australia, Mr Ned Coten, attended the 2018 Commonwealth Games women’s preliminary basketball match between Australia and Canada.

Earlier, at Brisbane International Airport, the Governor-General was represented by Honorary Aide-de-Camp, Group Captain Amanda Dines ADC, at the departure from Australia of the Queen’s Representative to the Cook Islands, His Excellency Tom Marsters.

Then, at Coolangatta Airport, the Governor-General was represented by Honorary Aide-de-Camp, Group Captain Simon Sauer ADC, at the departure from Australia of the Governor-General of New Zealand, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Dame Patsy Reddy GNZM QSO DStJ.