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His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd) and Her Excellency Lady Cosgrove

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to the official website of the Governor-General,
His Excellency General the Honourable
Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd)

Since 1901, the Governor-General has played an important role in Australian national life.  This website provides information about the Governor-General’s constitutional, ceremonial and community responsibilities, and his role as Commander-in-Chief of the Australian Defence Force.  You will also find information about the Office of the Official Secretary to the Governor-General, including the Honours and Awards Secretariat, and details of the Governor-General’s program, photographs, speeches and media releases.
 

Program

1 September 2014

Young Endeavour 2015 World Voyage announcement

31 August 2014

Departure from Australia of the President of the Government of New Caledonia

30 August 2014

Bingham Cup; Lancers parade

29 August 2014

National Wattle Day Morning Tea

28 August 2014

Federal Executive Council; Visit to the Australian Commonwealth Games Association; Toorak Services Club Annual Dinner

1 September 2014

At the Royal Australian Navy Heritage Centre, Garden Island, Sydney, the Governor-General, as Patron, launched the Young Endeavour 2015 World Voyage and call for nominations through a national ballot.
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30 August 2014

At Parramatta, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove, as guests of the Lord Mayor, the Right Worshipful Councillor John Chedid, attended the Lancers Parade to commemorate the centenary of the raising of the 1st Light Horse.
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30 August 2014

At Woollahra Oval, Rose Bay, the Governor-General, as guest of the President, Mr Andrew Purchas, met with competitors and volunteers at the Bingham Cup.
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28 August 2014

At Government House, Canberra, the Governor-General, as Patron, and Lady Cosgrove hosted a morning tea for Global Voices' 2014 youth delegates.
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