Prince William wrapped up his trip to New Zealand on Tuesday, and flew to Australia for an unofficial tour. He was welcomed to Sydney by Australia’s Governor General Quentin Bryce, with whom he had lunch. He also met Australian singer Delta Goodrem, cricket player Michael Clarke and Olympic diver Matthew Mitcham during lunch at Admiralty House.


Another welcome ceremony waited for Prince William at the Redfern Community Centre. There, an Aboriginal elder performed a traditional smoking ceremony (a cleansing ritual involving setting fire to fresh leaves and allowing the smoke to waft over the participants). Later, Prince William met members of Australia’s indigenous community, played a game of table tennis and listened to a musical performance (which he seemed to enjoy very much!).


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