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Old 10-19-2011, 08:04 AM
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The Queen looks that she is ageing as well. But I was shocked to see Lady Susan Hussey, her Lady-in-Waiting, she grows older faster and faster as well.
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Old 10-19-2011, 08:08 AM
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Queen and Duke of Edinburgh arrive in Australia for 11-day tour - Telegraph

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Old 10-19-2011, 08:16 AM
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Muhler do you mean the woman in pink or in blue/black?
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The blue/black clothed woman in PM Julia Gillard, the woman in Pink is Quentin Bryce, Governor General of Australia.
Sorry, I wasn't clear.

I meant the female army officer in this pic. Queen Elizabeth II Pictures - Queen Elizabeth II And Duke of Edinburgh Visit Australia - Day 1 - Zimbio
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Old 10-19-2011, 08:21 AM
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Wow! You're so lucky to have that opportunity/ Will you share some of your photos on here?
Definitely!
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Like it says in the picture she'll be some high ranking member of the armed forces who was chosen to meet the Queen. Nobody nameworthy to the press.
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Old 10-19-2011, 10:23 AM
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Like it says in the picture she'll be some high ranking member of the armed forces who was chosen to meet the Queen. Nobody nameworthy to the press.
Eh, as far as I can tell, Lumutqueen, she's a captain.
And she doesn't appear to be conversing with QEII, rather she appears to have some sort of specific role.

I've never noticed this before.
It's normal to attach an adjutant to a visiting - foreign - dignitary as a kind of liason officer.
But QEII is not visiting a foreign country and she has her own LiW's and adjutants with her. So what is this female officer doing?

Yes, I know, only nerds can be interested...
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She is meeting the Queen, just because she isn't conversing with the Queen in the picture doesn't mean she hasn't before or didn't after. She could be assigned to the man who is actually conversing with The Queen, if that makes you feel better. As to what her name is, what she does, and why she's there (other than meeting the Queen) doubt anyone is going to know.

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HM is splendid!!!
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Old 10-19-2011, 11:57 AM
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Definitely!
Looking forward to seeing and reading about your experience. A once in a lifetime opportunity, for sure.

Her Majesty looked splendid on her arrival. She's indeed aging very well.
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She is meeting the Queen, just because she isn't conversing with the Queen in the picture doesn't mean she hasn't before or didn't after. She could be assigned to the man who is actually conversing with The Queen, if that makes you feel better. As to what her name is, what she does, and why she's there (other than meeting the Queen) doubt anyone is going to know.
Easy, Lumutqueen.

I was merely being curious.
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Old 10-19-2011, 12:29 PM
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First off- love H.M. outfit, and hat- indeed stunning, love the color combo, and the purple flower in her hat.
Love Mrs. Bryce in the pink outfit in the 3rd pic! Easy to spot in the crowd... big plus. Get your shades on, Your Majesty!
Love the 7th pic, and the smile in the last pic.
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Old 10-19-2011, 12:53 PM
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I loved seeing the pictures of Her Majesty with the children. The look on her face when she was given a stuffed puppy was priceless.
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Those are lovely pictures. Does anyone know what brooch the Queen is wearing? Here is a pic:
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Muhler - she's the Australian aide-de-camp, appointed for the duration of the visit.
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Muhler - she's the Australian aide-de-camp, appointed for the duration of the visit.
Thank you, Polly
That makes sense.
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Those are lovely pictures. Does anyone know what brooch the Queen is wearing? Here is a pic:
Quite appropriately, she appears to be wearing the Australian Wattle Brooch:

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Those are lovely pictures. Does anyone know what brooch the Queen is wearing? Here is a pic:
I think that's the Wattle brooch - a gift from the people of Australia during her visit there in 1954. HMQ always tries to wear brooches with special significance when she makes visits to her other realms.
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Windsorgirl and EIIR, thank you so much for the information and the story behind the brooch. It's a lovely piece of jewelry with a great meaning behind it.
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She always wears that brooch when she visits Australia or attends an event that relates specifically to Australia when in the UK e.g. when she opened the war memorial for the Australians in London she wore it as well.

She also has a silver fern one that she wears in NZ for the same reason.

As for this being her last visit - I was watching the arrival and the commentators were mentioning the fact that she isn't going to Sydney and that they wouldn't be surprised if she comes back again even possibly next year in the Jubilee. Although they didn't say it one thing to note is that she isn't visiting NZ this time it is possible (she can't visit NZ at the moment as they are in election mode).
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OMG.. how can you just not love these two? They look wonderful for their age, and their faces speak volumes about their commitment to their roles. Long live the Queen!!!!
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