The outgoing Governor-General of Australia returned to familiar ground during a visit to RAAF Base Pearce, Western Australia.

An honour guard welcomed General (retired) Sir Peter Cosgrove to the newly refurbished base.

The Governor-General is welcomed to RAAF Base Pearce with a Guard of Honour from No. 25 (City of Perth) Squadron personnel. Phtoto: Petty Officer James Whittle.