Prince William and Kate Middleton are coming to Australia, with the couple expected to visit bushfire ravaged towns.
According to the Sydney Morning Herald, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are currently in talks with Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s office to negotiate the finer details of the trip.
The couple are expected to visit town in NSW and Victoria, however according to the publication, South Australia may be added to their schedule as well.
On January 3rd, the royal pair reached out in a sweet gesture to the Australian public, Tweeting a message of support to those who have been affected by the bushfires.
Alongside an image of a kangaroo escaping from a blaze engulfing a property, they wrote: “We continue to be shocked and deeply saddened to hear about the fires that are destroying homes, livelihoods and wildlife across much of Australia.
”Our thoughts and prayers are with all the people and communities who are affected by this devastating event.
”We send our deepest condolences to the families and friends of those who have tragically lost their lives, and the brave firefighters who continue to risk their own lives to save the lives of others.”
Our followers in Australia can find out the latest information on the fires by following the accounts on this list👇https://t.co/4fB5iGYSFr— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) January 2, 2020
As the devastating fires continue our thoughts remain with those impacted and those working heroically to fight them.
Kate Middleton and Prince William last visited Australia in 2014, with their son Prince George.
The young prince famously threw a furry bilby toy on the ground after he was presented with the gift at Taronga Zoo in April that year.
Prince William and Kate Middleton were also snapped in a now iconic photo, posing in front of Uluru.
While Kate is expected to accompany the future king on this visit, the last time the Duke of Cambridge visited Australia on his own was after the Queensland floods of 2011.
Prince William also went on a solo official visit to New Zealand last year, in the wake of the Christchurch shooting tragedy.
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