Buckingham Palace has released details of the coming Royal Visit. These are published below.
Wednesday 19th October
PM – The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh arrive in Canberra and will be given a Ceremonial Welcome at the Airport.
Thursday 20th October
AM – The Queen will give an Audience for the Governor General.
PM – Will visit the Floriade flower show.
Friday 21st October
AM – The Queen will give an Audience for the Prime Minister of Australia and an Audience for the Leader of the Opposition.
PM – Will attend a Reception hosted by the Prime Minister at Parliament House
The Duke of Edinburgh:
PM – The Duke of Edinburgh will attend a Duke of Edinburgh Award Reception.
Saturday 22nd October
AM – Presentation of Colours to the Royal Military College, Duntroon.
The Duke of Edinburgh
PM – Will attend a Commonwealth Study Conference reception.
Sunday 23rd October
AM – Will attend Morning Worship at St. John’s Church.
PM – Will attend a Reception and Lunch hosted by the Governor-General.
BRISBANE AWAY DAY
Monday 24th October
AM – Board a river craft, and travel up the Brisbane River to Southbank and after visit the Queensland Performing Arts Centre.
PM – Attend a Reception for emergency response personnel and Communities affected by recent floods.
PM – Will attend a post flood Rededication Ceremony of Rainforest and opening of Rain Bank.
PM – Will attend a Lunch with Governor of Queensland and other guests.
Tuesday 25th October
AM – Will visit the Australian War Memorial and view the Afghanistan Memorial. The Queen will lay a wreath.
Later, The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will meet Australian Defence Force Personnel at Orientation Hall.
MELBOURNE AWAY DAY
Wednesday 26th October
AM – Opening of the Royal Children’s Hospital.
PM – Visit to the Ian Potter Centre, National Gallery of Victoria.
PM – Walk through Federation Square and take a journey on board a Melbourne Tram.
PM – Will attend a Reception hosted by the Governor of Victoria at Government House.
PM – The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will depart Melbourne
Thursday 27th October
AM – Visit to Clontarf Aboriginal College and see sporting facilities.
PM – Will attend a Garden Party at Government House.
Friday 28th October
AM – Will attend the Opening Ceremony of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting.
Lunch for new Heads of Government at Government House.
Evening – Will attend a banquet at the Pan Pacific Hotel.
Saturday 29th October
Morning Will visit the Perth community ‘BBQ’ event – “The Big Aussie BBQ”.
Lunchtime The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will depart Australia.