Her Majesty The Queen will officially open the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Perth next month.
The Queen and HRH the Duke of Edinburgh will pay a state royal visit to Western Australia, arriving in Canberra on 19th October. They will then travel to Perth on 26th October for CHOGM 2011, before leaving Australia from Perth on 29th October.
This year’s CHOGM will run from 28 – 30th October and more than 50 Commonwealth nations will be in attendance.
The ten-day visit will be The Queen’s eighth trip to Western Australia, having last visited with the Duke of Edinburgh in 2000.