On Wednesday 30 August 2017, at Government House, Canberra, the Governor-General, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), and Lady Cosgrove, hosted an afternoon tea for the R U OK? Conversation Convoy, where the Governor-General participated in a carpool conversation.
In the evening, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove hosted a dinner for members of the Council for the Order of Australia. Guests included: Dr Philip Bacon AM; Ms Fiona Birkett MVO; Senator the Honourable George Brandis; Ms Elizabeth Broderick; Ms Tracey Hayes; Air Chief Marshal Sir Angus Houston AK AFC (Retd) and Lady Houston; Ms Elizabeth Ann Kelly PSM; Mr Robert Kennedy; Ms Kathy Leigh; Mr Michael Miller RFD; Ms Filly Morgan; Mr Rik Morris; Mr Jeremi Moule; Mr Scott Samson; His Honour Judge Rauf Soulio; Mrs Annie Sutton; Professor Mathew Vadas AO; and Mr Bernard Clive Wright AO.
Earlier, the Governor-General met with students from Meadow Springs Primary School, WA; Pilgrim School, SA; Comet Bay Primary School, WA; and Vermont Primary School, VIC, as they undertook a tour of Government House as part of their visit to Canberra.