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Governor-General to visit Australia

Issue date: 
Friday, 22 May 2015

On 24 May, the Governor-General, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae and Lady Janine Mateparae will fly to Australia. Their itinerary will include visits to Uluru and the National Indigenous Training Academy at Yulara; the South Australia Health and Medical Research Institute, Flinders University’s Tonsley Laboratories, and ArtLab Australia in South Australia; a wreath-laying at the Australian National War Memorial, a State Welcome, meetings with Governor-General, General The Hon Sir Peter Cosgrove, and Prime Minister, The Hon Tony Abbott, and tree-planting at the National Arboretum in Canberra; and attendance at an Indigenous Veterans Commemoration Ceremony in Sydney.

Monday 25 May

3.35pm  Walk to Mutijulu Waterhole via Indigenous Rock Art

Tuesday 26 May

3.10pm  South Australia Health and Medical Research Institute

Wednesday 27 May

9.45am  Visit to Flinders University Tonsley Laboratories

10.50am Visit to ArtLab Australia

Thursday 28 May

9.05am  Wreath-laying at the Australian War Memorial

11.20am  Ceremonial Welcome, Government House Canberra

11.40am Meeting with Australian Governor-General General The Hon Sir Peter Cosgrove

2.15pm  Planting of a Gallipoli Oak at the National Arboretum, Canberra

3.30pm  Meeting with Australian Prime Minister The Hon Tony Abbott

Friday 29 May

10.45am Indigenous Veterans Commemoration Ceremony


Last updated: 
Friday, 22 May 2015

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