Join us in welcoming the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove

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Number: A57/2018

Date: 24 September 2018

Relevant: Christmas Island

Topic: 60th Anniversary Celebrations

His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd) Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia and Her Excellency Lady Cosgrove will visit Christmas Island from Saturday, 29 September to Sunday, 30 September. During their stay there are several events Their Excellencies will be attending as follows:

Saturday, 29 September 2018

Community welcome and the naming of the Airport terminal after a prominent Christmas Islander
Commences at 2.15pm on the Airport lawn. Free halal finger food and refreshments will be available.

60th Anniversary Opening Ceremony
Commences at 6pm at the Tea Gardens.

60th Anniversary Charity Gala
Commences at 7pm at Tai Jin House
Tickets are available for purchase from CI Post Office, Westpac CI, CITA, Meng Chong Trading and the Golden Bosun.

Sunday, 30 September 2018

Community sausage sizzle at Territory Week Sports Day
Activities start at 12pm at the Christmas Island Sporting and Cricket Club

I hope to see you all there to welcome Their Excellencies during their first visit to Christmas Island.

Natasha Griggs
Territories of Christmas Island and the Cocos (Keeling) Islands