General The Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove
AK, AC (Mil), CVO, MC (Retd.) Former Governor General of the Commonwealth of Australia
In a military career spanning four decades, Sir Peter is highly decorated, including the Knight of the Order of Australia, Military Cross, National Medal, Centenary Medal, Member of the Order of Australia, and Companion of the Order of Australia. He was also awarded Australian of the Year in 2001, and has been honoured by New Zealand, Tonga, and Timor-Leste.