General Sir Peter Cosgrove, Governor-General
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Friday, 28 March 2014

 

 His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter John Cosgrove AK MC, after swearing allegiance to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Queen of Australia, was sworn in as the 26th Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia on 28 March 2014 .

Sir Peter was Chief of the Defence Force from 3 July 2002 to 3 July 2005.

He succeeds Dame Quentin Bryce.

 

 

Photo: His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter John Cosgrove AK MC, after swearing allegiance to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Queen of Australia,  was sworn in as the 26th Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia on 28 March 2014 .   Sir Peter was Chief of the Defence Force from 3 July 2002 to 3 July 2005.  He succeeds Dame Quentin Bryce.