24 Sep '11, 4am

Queen Elizabeth II to visit Australia

SYDNEY: Australia on Saturday welcomed next month's visit by Queen Elizabeth II to an area affected by this year's huge floods, with Queensland Premier Anna Bligh saying it will boost those hit by the disaster. The October 19-29 tour by the Queen and her husband Prince Philip, announced by Buckingham Palace on Friday, includes Brisbane, the capital of Queensland, where thousands of homes were flooded in January and more than 30 people died. Bligh said the visit was "great news" for Queensland, where the deluge of water was followed almost immediately by destructive Cyclone Yasi. "I'm sure there are many people who've had a tough 2011 and having a visit from the reigning monarch will mean a lot to a lot of Queenslanders," she said. The Queen's grandson Prince William toured disaster-affected communities in Queensland and southern Victoria, which also suffered major flooding...

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