Podcast: Cuba, Governor-General, Act of Succession & South Korea

Prince Charles and Camilla visit Cuba, Crown Prince Haakon's tour to the South Pacific, about appointing a Governor-General, the line of succession and a South Korea visit. Prince Harry Governor-General Rumours Former royal butler has claimed Queen Elizabeth should appoint Prince Harry as Governor-General of Australia. However, it isn't quite as simple as Paul Burrell…

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…

Podcast: Dutch Royal Visit, Hans Christian Andersen Literature Award & Thailand Mourns

Crown Princess Mary presents a prestigious award, thousands mourn the late King Bhumibol and details about the Dutch Royal Visit to Australia, especially Sydney. Hans Christian Anderson Literature Award Crown Princess Mary of Denmark presents this year's Award to Japanese author, Haruki Murakami. Find out about previous winners in this week's show. Embed from Getty…

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…

Charles and Camilla at Government House, Sydney

NSW Governor David Hurley welcomed the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall to Government House at reception held in their honour in Sydney on Thursday, 12 November. The Prince and the Duchess met with representatives of many community organisations and charities, including the Toukley Seniors Citizens Club, and The Australian Stock Horse Society, and thanked…

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…