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Despite Cancer: King Charles III.  Planning a trip to Australia

Despite Cancer: King Charles III. Planning a trip to Australia

Despite the cancer
King Charles III is planning a trip to Australia

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King Charles III was diagnosed with cancer. significantly shorter. But he did not want to back down from his first trip to Australia in six years. After all, it was his first visit to the Commonwealth of Nations since his accession to the throne.

Despite his cancer diagnosis, King Charles III. Later this year he is expected to visit Australia, where he is the country's president. The British “Daily Mail” reports Quoting the Australian Prime Minister.

It was the first visit by a reigning monarch after 13 years. Charles' mother Queen Elizabeth II last visited the continent in October 2011 for eleven days. His successor has also been down several times, but not as a reigning king. When Charles attended the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast in 2018, he was still the Crown Prince.

On February 5, Buckingham Palace announced that the 75-year-old was suffering from “cancer” and was undergoing “routine treatments”. That is why he is currently not making any appointment. But once his condition improves, the Australian government expects a royal visit, the Daily Mail reported. The British newspaper quoted Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese as saying: “Australia is preparing for a possible visit by His Majesty the King to Australia later this year.”

“Always Welcome” in Australia

Albanese continued: “The King has shown his compassion for Australians affected by recent natural disasters, just as Australians have shown compassion and support for the King following his cancer diagnosis.” The King, Queen and members of the royal family are “always welcome in Australia”.

Charles has made 15 official visits to Australia over the years. The last three times he was accompanied by his wife Camilla. The next trip will catch him with his mother, who has visited the country 16 times. Australia is a special place for King: he is said to have had a close relationship with the country since 1966, when he spent two semesters at the Timbertop campus of Geelong Grammar School in Victoria. He said in an interview that his entire time in Australia was very pleasant at school.