Governor-General's Program

11 February 2016

Federal Executive Council; Decimal Currency 50th anniversary; Royal Australian Army Medical Corps awards ceremony

On Thursday 11 February 2016, at Government House, Canberra, the Governor-General, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), presided at a meeting of the Federal Executive Council.

Earlier, the Governor-General received the Prime Minister, the Honourable Malcolm Turnbull MP.

Afterwards, at the Royal Australian Mint, Deakin, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove, as guests of the Chief Executive Officer, Mr Ross MacDiarmid, attended the 50th anniversary of decimal currency, at which the Governor-General launched the book, 'Inside the Vault: The History and Art of Australian Coinage' by Mr Peter Rees.

Later, at Government House, the Governor-General, as Colonel-in-Chief, hosted the Royal Australian Army Medical Corps awards ceremony.