On Thursday 25 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.
Afterwards, at GIO Stadium, the Governor-General, as Patron and guest of Head Coach, Brumbies Rugby Union, Mr Stephen Larkham, presented jerseys to the 2016 Brumbies squad.
Later, the Governor-General received the First Assistant Secretary, South-East Asia Maritime Division, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Mr Allaster Cox.
Then, the Governor-General received the National President, Early Childhood Australia, Ms Ros Cornish and the Chief Executive Officer, Early Childhood Australia, Ms Samantha Page.
In the evening, at the Hyatt Hotel Canberra, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove, as guests of the Ambassador, State of Kuwait, His Excellency Mr Najeeb Al-Bader, attended a reception to celebrate the 55th National Day and 25th Anniversary of Liberation Day of the State of Kuwait.