Governor-General's Program

1 March 2016

Foodbank NT visit; Darwin Patronages dinner

On Tuesday 1 March 2016, in Berrimah, NT, the Governor-General, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), as Patron of Foodbank Australia, and Lady Cosgrove, as guests on the Chairman, Foodbank NT, Mr Mark Elkington, visited Foodbank NT's Berrimah Warehouse and met with staff and volunteers.

In the evening, at Wharf One, Darwin Waterfront Precinct, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove, as National Patrons of various NT organisations hosted a dinner. Guests included: His Honour the Honourable John Hardy OAM and Mrs Maree Hardy; Mr Peter Hendy and Mr Trevor Primmer, Australian Men's Shed Association; Mr Charles Burkitt and Ms Sandra Cannon, Australian Red Cross Society; Ms Sharon Tentye and Mr Phil Capper, Carers Australia; Ms Maree Bredhauer and Ms Sarah Lloyd, Early Childhood Australia; Mr Mark Elkington and Mr Peter Fisher, Foodbank Australia; Mr Phil Dempster and Ms Anne Pike, Grow; Ms Tracey Daw and Mrs Mary Pocock, The Country Women's Association of Australia; and Major Darryl Robinson and Major Kay Robinson, The Salvation Army.