Appointment of new Governor General of Australia
Published 28 January 2014
THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT IS ISSUED BY THE PRESS SECRETARY TO THE QUEEN
The Queen, on the recommendation of the Prime Minister of Australia, has been pleased to approve the appointment of General Peter John Cosgrove, AC MC, as Governor-General Designate of the Commonwealth of Australia.
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