Queen’s ‘sincere wish’ that Prince Charles lead the Commonwealth ‘one day’

Queen’s ‘sincere wish’ that Prince Charles lead the Commonwealth ‘one day’

Updated April 20, 2018 10:20:27 Video: This year was likely to be Her Majesty’s final CHOGM meeting. (Photo: AP/Dominic Lipinski) (ABC News) Related Story: The battle starts to name the Queen’s Commonwealth successor Related Story: ‘It’s not in our culture’: Vanuatu PM assures Turnbull there will be no Chinese military …

Queen’s best friend: The royal palace’s dynasty of Welsh corgi dogs

Queen’s best friend: The royal palace’s dynasty of Welsh corgi dogs

Posted April 19, 2018 14:57:20 Photo: The Queen with the Royal Family’s first Welsh corgi, Dookie. King George VI brought him into the family as a puppy in 1933. (Facebook: The Royal Family) Related Story: Queen’s beloved corgis ‘becoming endangered’ Related Story: Lette catches Queen’s eye in corgi-covered suit Queen …

Homecoming Queens: friends turn chronic illness into comedy script | Television & radio

When you’re young, says writer Michelle Law, you think life will be pretty straightforward: school, uni, partner, maybe kids. Nobody ever factors in developing a chronic illness. For Law and her friend Chloë Reeson, this was their reality. Law developed alopecia – an autoimmune disease that results in hair loss …

Whitlam dismissal: historian appeals decision to keep Queen’s letters secret | Australia news

Monash University professor Jenny Hocking has lodged an appeal to the full bench of the federal court against the decision to keep secret the so-called “palace letters”. The court ruled in March that the correspondence between the Queen and the then governor-general over the 1975 dismissal of the then Australian …

Commonwealth Games: Queen’s Baton relay delayed by protesters

Commonwealth Games: Queen’s Baton relay delayed by protesters

Updated April 04, 2018 16:59:17 Photo: Indigenous protesters caused the Queen’s Baton relay to be delayed. (ABC News: Frances Adcock) Related Story: PM ‘the latest mission manager’: Indigenous leaders enraged by referendum rejection Related Story: Treaty ‘must include truth telling’ about colonisation Protestors have caused the 2018 Commonwealth Games Queen’s …

Commonwealth Games weird and wonderful moments, from the Queen’s photobomb to flushed condoms

Commonwealth Games weird and wonderful moments, from the Queen’s photobomb to flushed condoms

Updated April 04, 2018 07:26:53 Photo: Matilda was fortunate to avoid drug testing at the 1982 Commonwealth Games. (AAP: National Archives of Australia) The Commonwealth Games are regarded as the poor cousin to the Olympics by some, with the event considered to be outdated and irrelevant. But where their reputation …

Queen’s Baton Relay, its long journey around Australia and the Commonwealth

Queen’s Baton Relay, its long journey around Australia and the Commonwealth

Updated April 01, 2018 05:50:04 Photo: Matthew Gray holds the baton aloft in Newcastle. (Supplied: CG2018) Photo: Father-of-six Matt Bushby was chosen to carry the baton in Karratha for his commitment to coaching softball and teeball for 14 years, despite losing his job during that time. (Supplied: …