Published: Fri 9 Nov 2012

On the eve of Remembrance Day, Saturday 10 November, Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall will visit the Australian War Memorial.

Canberrans can view the Royal couple’s arrival and departure outside the Memorial’s main entrance. Australian flags will be passed out to children. Visitors are recommended to arrive by 3.30pm. There will be limited parking it is recommended that visitors arrive early to get a spot.

This will be the final opportunity to see them in Australia during this visit.

After arriving at the Memorial, the Royal couple will make their way through the Commemorative Area to the Hall of Memory, where they will lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Australian Soldier. Following the wreathlaying, the Royal couple will walk along the Roll of Honour in the Cloisters before signing the Memorial’s Official Visitors’ Book.

This will be the fourth time His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales has visited the Memorial and the first official visit for Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall.

The Memorial’s galleries will be open all day. There will be an alternative entrance for the period of the visit of Their Royal Highnesses.

 

CONTACT DETAILS

Tom Vasey             (02) 6243 4575     0409 600 038     media@awm.gov.au

Marylou Pooley       (02) 6243 4383     0412 646 298     

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