New Governor-General for Australia

Buckingham Palace has released a statement announcing the appointment of the new Governor-General of Australia. His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Ret'd), Governor of New South Wales and his wife Linda. The present Governor-General, Sir Peter Cosgrove, will retire in March 2019. Her Majesty The Queen, on the recommendation of the Prime…

Which Bank? Prince Charles’ Personal Tour

Governor Mark Carney gave Prince Charles a guided tour during a visit at the UK’s central bank, the Bank of England on 7 December 2016. The Prince of Wales’ visit was aimed to recognise and celebrate the Bank’s mission to promote the good of the British people by maintaining monetary and financial stability. Prince Charles…

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima in Sydney

Dutch King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima visited Sydney from 2 to 3 November as part of their State Visit to Australia. The Royal Couple spent two days in Perth, before flying to Canberra to meet with Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove, laid a wreath at the Australian War Memorial and visited the MH17 Memorial. The Sydney Opera…

Podcast: Romanov Remains, Remembrance Day & Charles and Camilla in Australia

Update regarding DNA testing on Romanov remains. The British and Dutch Royal Families commemorate Remembrance Day, and Prince Charles and Camilla's visit to Australia. Russian Imperial Family News The Russian Imperial Family's remains were undergoing more DNA testing in our 25 September 2015 Show about Tsar Nicholas II and his family. Has DNA testing again confirmed the…

News: Two Week Break, Princess Anne’s Royal Visit and Royal Baby Due In April 2015

Radio show Right Royal Roundup is taking a two-week break but will return on Friday, 7 November 2014. Please feel free to leave any feedback about anything on the show and/or the website, including previous podcasts, videos and articles. However, any offensive or inappropriate comments will be deleted and the user may be blocked. The…

State Library of NSW Honours Dame Marie Bashir

The State Library of NSW paid tribute to former Governor Dame Marie Bashir by renaming its recently-refurbished reference library in her honour on Monday, 20 October 2014. Deputy Premier Troy Grant said, "This public tribute offers appropriate recognition not only of Dame Marie Bashir's high regard and active support for the State Library but also…

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with Prince George in Sydney

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge completed a very successful tour of Australia in April, with thousands of excited well-wishers coming to see the royal couple wherever they went. The baby Prince was dubbed “George the Republican Slayer”. How could one not resist such a cute little fellow – especially our future King whom Prime…

Itinerary for Royal Visit to New Zealand and Australia in 2014

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are visiting New Zealand and Australia in April, bringing eight-month-old Prince George. This will be the Duchess' first official visit to both countries. View image | gettyimages.com   New Zealand 7 April - The Duke and Duchess arrive at Wellington and stay at Government House with Governor-General Sir Jerry…