All posts tagged Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove

Honouring our fallen Diggers

JEWISH history was made in our nation’s capital last Sunday when Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove officially unveiled the first ever Australian Jewish War Memorial (AJWM), which commemorates all 341 Jewish Diggers who are known to have died on active service for their country from 1900 to today.

New ambassador is Sofer, so good

Israel's new ambassador Mark Sofer has hit the ground running, presenting his diplomatic credentials to the Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove, attending an ECAJ conference and meeting Australian and Victorian Jewish leaders.

Australia pays respects to Shimon Peres

Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove told The AJN it was an “honour to express the condolences of so many Australians” at Shimon Peres’ funeral.