The Queen in Australia: Monarch gives young subject paws for thought over corgi


The Queen in Australia: Monarch gives young subject paws for thought over corgi

On landing in Australia, the Queen is presented with a toy dog that a young child says is a corgi.

As a renowned expert on the breed, the royal matriarch was able to set him right on that score.

Although she did do so with a grandmotherly smile that showed her appreciation of the gesture.

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This tour – her 16th as Australia”s head of state – will include a tram ride through Melbourne, a boat trip up the Brisbane River and a barbecue.

The Queen will also recognise the country”s servicemen and women and meet paramedics and firefighters, who helped deal with the Brisbane floods this year.

Her 11-day trip concludes with a gathering of the Commonwealth leaders in Perth.

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