Filling in for her father-in-law Prince Charles, the Duchess of Cambridge performed her first official engagement on her own, a private reception for Kind Direct at Clarence House.
The Queen continues her 10-day Australian trip, but other members of the royal family are on the move as well.
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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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
Prince William will visit Australia and New Zealand from March 17 to March 21, The Press Association reports. Kate Middleton will remain in London.