Tag Archives: Australia

Royal Roundup: Row Over the Bow, or, Case of the Missing Curtsy

Who would have thought that the omission of a curtsy to the Queen would have caused an uproar in a country as informal and easygoing as Australia?

Royal Roundup: The Queen Begins Australian State Visit

Receiving a 21-gun military salute, the plane carrying Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip touched down at an Australian air force base in the country’s capital city of Canberra on Wednesday.

Royal Roundup: Town Earns a Royal Title for National Service

For the first time since 1909, and only the third time in the history of England, a town has been officially recognized as a “royal” town.

Royal Roundup: Queen’s Trip Likely to Weaken Australian Republicans

The Queen’s trip Down Under next week is likely to rekindle the debate over whether Australia ought to throw off the reigns of monarchy and declare itself a republic.

Royal Roundup: Australia Trip to Put the ‘Queen Back in Queensland’

When the Queen travels to Australia next month on an official ten-day state visit, she will officially open the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Perth.

Royal Roundup: William to Visit New Zealand and Australia

Prince William will visit Australia and New Zealand from March 17 to March 21, The Press Association reports. Kate Middleton will remain in London.