Queen brings the royal back to WA

first_imgSource = e-Travel Blackboard: N.J Following Prince Williams stop by Queensland earlier this month, a second royal will be visiting Australia this year with Queens Elizabeth II making her way down under to open the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM).Her Majesty accompanied by the Duke of Edinburgh, will make her way into Perth for the event on 28 October to open the meeting for up to 50 Commonwealth countries.Western Australia Premier Colin Barnett said the Queen’s visit demonstrates the importance of the event as well as offers the state the opportunity to showcase itself to the world.  “We have announced cultural and sporting events to coincide with CHOGM and now The Queen’s attendance is confirmed, I’m sure it will add to people’s excitement about this event,” Mr Barnett said.“With The Queen’s Birthday public holiday moving to October 28, it is fitting that West Australians will get to celebrate the occasion with The Queen on that day.”According to Mr Barnett, this visit will mark the Queen’s eighth visit to the state, with her last trip made in 2000. last_img

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