Brisbane Showgrounds set to host royalty

Brisbane Showgrounds set to host royalty

Brisbane will host royalty when Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal (Princess Anne) attends a prestigious international agricultural conference next week at the iconic Brisbane Showgrounds.

Brisbane is buzzing with the prestige of hosting another royal visit, following The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and baby George’s trip to the sunshine state in April.

The Princess Royal will be in town to attend the 26th Royal Agricultural Society of the Commonwealth (RASC) conference, hosted by the RNA at the Royal International Convention Centre (Royal ICC), Brisbane Showgrounds.

This is the first time the RASC conference will be held in Queensland and has attracted more than 200 delegates from around the world.

The RNA’s Brisbane Showgrounds is no stranger to hosting the Royal Family. In 1920, Edward, Prince of Wales visited the Brisbane Show; and in 1954 welcomed Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip the Duke of Edinburgh for Queen Elizabeth’s first visit to Australia as Queen.

For a full list of the RASC program click here

When: Tuesday, October 21 – HRH The Princess Royal will address the conference at 1:35pm (Hall B, Royal International Convention Centre)

Where: Royal International Convention Centre – 600 Gregory Terrace, Bowen Hills

Parking: Royal ICC car park or the Brisbane Showgrounds Main Arena

 

Media Enquiries:

Veronica Carew                                     Kelly Hawke
General Manager Communications          Media and Communications Officer
Ph: 07 3253 3930 / 0408 323 631          Ph: 07 3253 3931 / 0438 340 989
Email: vcarew@rna.org.au                     Email: khawke@rna.org.au

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