Back to the same old governors: former judges and military men

By John Warhurst
Updated April 23 2018 - 10:00pm, first published June 10 2014 - 12:26pm

Tony Abbott once said that his preference for Queen’s representative in Australia would be for former judges or military men. He then proceeded to replace Quentin Bryce as governor-general with Peter Cosgrove, former chief of the Defence Force.

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