Message From Kensington Palace Regarding Bushfires

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have posted a message for Australian followers on Twitter on 11 November 2019 regarding bushfires. Over one hundred bushfires continue to burn across New South Wales and Queensland, including Sydney, Newcastle, the North Coast around Port Macquarie, the South Coast, and the New England area. Prime Minister Scott Morrison…

Queen Elizabeth Meets Boris Johnson

Queen Elizabeth received the new British Prime Minister Boris Johnson during an audience at Buckingham Palace on Wednesday, 24 July 2019. The Queen requested Mr Johnson form a new Administration. Mr Johnson accepted the Queen’s officer and kissed her hands upon his appointment as Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury. Boris Johnson has…

Queen Elizabeth II Audience With Scott Morrison

Queen Elizabeth received Australian Prime Minister, the Hon Scott Morrison, and his wife Jenny at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday, 4 June 2019, during a very busy schedule. Scott Morrison also bought a copy of  Andrew Rule’s biography of champion racehorse Winx inside a red gift bag as a present. According to reports, the horse’s owners…

Thai King Squashes Princess’s Political Bid To Become PM

Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn has denounced his older sister’s bid to run for Prime Minister in Thailand’s election in a statement on Friday, 8 February 2019. Princess Ubolratana Mahidol, aged 67, was nominated as a candidate for the Thaksin-alled Thai Raksa Chart Party, until the King intervened more than 12 hours later, saying it was…

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…

George II of Great Britain (1727-1760)

George II was the last British monarch to lead troops into battle, whilst many great social and political changes occurred during his reign. He was born Georg August on 30 October 1683 (Old Style) at Herrenhausen Palace, Hanover, the eldest of two children born to Crown Prince Georg of Hanover and Sophia Dorothea of Celle.…

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex Are Expecting Their First Child

Kensington Palace has announced the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, soon after their arrival in Sydney earlier today, are expecting their first baby. The baby will due in Spring 2019, between March to May, and will be seventh in the line of succession to the British throne. The Duke and Duchess arrived at Sydney Kingsford-Smith…

New Prime Minister to Welcome Duke and Duchess of Sussex to Australia

Australia's latest Prime Minister Scott Morrison says he is pleased to confirm the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's official visit Down Under in October. 'I look forward to welcoming the Duke and the Duchess of Sussex to Australia next month.' The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will visit Australia, Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand from…