Governor-General's Program

9 March 2016

Funeral Service for the late Brigadier William (Bill) Rolfe AO (Retd); Constitution Education Fund Australia awards ceremony.

On Wednesday 9 March 2016, at the Royal Military College Duntroon Chapel, Campbell, the Governor-General, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd) and Lady Cosgrove attended the funeral service for the late Brigadier William (Bill) Rolfe AO (Retd), at which the Governor-General delivered the eulogy on behalf of family and friends.

Afterwards, at Government House, Canberra, the Governor-General received the Secretary, Department of Immigration and Border Protection, Mr Michael Pezzullo; Deputy Commissioner, Australian Border Force, Ms Cindy Briscoe; Deputy Secretary, Policy, Department of Immigration and Border Protection, Ms Rachel Noble PSM; and Deputy Secretary, Visa and Citizenship Services, Department of Immigration and Border Protection, Mr Michael Manthorpe.

Later, the Governor-General, as Patron-in-Chief, and Lady Cosgrove, hosted an awards ceremony for the Constitution Education Fund Australia, at which the Governor-General presented the 2015 Governor-General’s Prize.