Australian news, and some related international items

Abbott appoints pro nuclear military man as Governor General

Cosgrove, Peter“…….Mr Abbott, who some speculated might want to make Mr Howard governor-general, declared some months ago he believed former military leaders and former judges made the best vice-regal appointments.

Sources say the Prime Minister chose a widely admired military man like General Cosgrove partly because he was keen to ensure next year’s 100-year anniversary of Anzac Day and Australia’s role in World War I was granted a strong vice-regal presence…”

January 28, 2014 - Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, politics

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