Presentation of B-AS Award to Kylie Minogue

Presentation of B-AS Award to Kylie Minogue

4th April 2017

The 2016 Britain-Australia Society Award was presented by the Society’s Patron, His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, at a private audience in the White Drawing Room at Windsor Castle.

The Duke of Edinburgh, Patron of the Britain-Australia Society, presents Kylie Minogue with the Britain-Australia Society Award for 2016 during a private audience in the White Drawing Room at Windsor Castle, in Berkshire. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday April 4, 2017. The Britain-Australia Award recognises Australian and British individuals who have made a significant contribution to the Australia-UK bilateral relationship. Past recipients include Barry Humphries, and The Rt Hon Lord Hague PC. See PA story ROYAL Kylie. Photo credit: Steve Parsons/PA Wire
Photo: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

Present were:

  • His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh
    KG KT OM GBE ONZ QSO AK GCL CC CMM
  • Kylie Minogue OBE
  • The Australian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, and Vice-President of the Britain-Australia Society, His Excellency The Honourable Alexander Downer AC
  • Society Chairman Peter Benson OAM

On the previous evening a reception was held at Australia House to formally announce the award. This was attended by the Australian High Commissioner, Australian Deputy High Commissioner, Vice-Presidents and Board members of the Britain-Australia Society, representatives of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Buckingham Palace, Australian States and members of the Society. Kathy Lette accompanied Kylie Minogue.

The Press Release can be seen here.

 

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Click above to watch @KylieMinogue reflect on receiving the Britain-Australia Society Award for 2016 from The Duke of Edinburgh, at Windsor Castle.

— The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) April 4, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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