Queen addresses nation from Parliament House, Canberra 21 October 2011
Written by ACM   
Saturday, 22 October 2011

On the third day of the 16th visit Australia, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is welcomed to a reception at Parliament House, Canberra, by the Prime Minister, the Hon Julia Gillard.

After a ceremonial fanfare, The Queen enters in the procession into the great Hall at Parliament House where about 700 people are assembled. The Queen is formally welcomed by the Prime Minister who delivers a speech Followed by the Leader of Her Majesty's Loyal Opposition, Tony Abbott, The Queen then addresses the assembly and the nation.