Governor-General's Program

12 February 2016

Investiture ceremony; Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

On Friday 12 February 2016, at Government House, Canberra, the Governor-General, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), received the Deputy Secretary, Economic, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, Dr David Gruen.

Afterwards, at Government House, Melbourne, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove, met with the Governor of Victoria, Her Excellency the Honourable Linda Dessau AM, where the Governor-General, as Prior of the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem, invested the Governor with the insignia of Dame of Grace.

In the evening, at Etihad Stadium, Melbourne, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove, as guests of the High Commissioner for the United Kingdom, Her Excellency Mrs Menna Rawlings CMG and Producer and Chief Executive Officer, Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, Brigadier David Allfrey MBE, attended the Tattoo opening night gala dinner and performance, at which the Governor-General received the salute.